Joseph B. Sobel


ISLN: 903569246
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Practice areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditors’ rights in bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy reorganization
  • Commercial litigation
  • Consumer litigation
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Small business law
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Contract law
  • Contract litigation
  • Business litigation
  • Business mediation
  • Buying and selling of businesses
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Commercial collections


  • Pennsylvania, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2005


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D.


Associations & memberships

  • Dauphin County (Member, Committees on: Bankruptcy; Client Relations; Alternative Dispute Resolution) and Pennsylvania (Member, Business Law Section) Bar Associations

Biographical details

Staff Attorney, Central PA Legal Services, 1973-1974. Consumer Law Specialist, PA Legal Services Center, 1974-1975. Instructor, Case Studies in Public Policy: Consumer Affairs: School of Public and Urban Policy, Fels Center of Government, University of Pennsylvania, through the University Center at Harrisburg, 1978. Legal Counsel, Committee on Consumer Protection, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1976-1977. Deputy Attorney General, Pennsylvania Department of Justice, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 1977-1978. Certified Mediator, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1998. President, Kiwanis Club of Harrisburg, 1997-1998; Kiwanis Pennsylvania District Chair – Laws, Regulations and Resolutions, 1999-2000.

Joseph B. Sobel serves clients in Harrisburg and throughout Pennsylvania.