Lee M. Herman, Esquire has been continuously admitted to practice to the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1978. After completing a judicial clerkship for Hon. Edward B. Rosenberg of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, Mr. Herman has been in private practice concentrating in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors rights, and bankruptcy. He has represented equipment leasing companies, real estate developers, landlords, professional practices and partnerships and individuals.
Mr. Herman has taught Continuing Legal Education courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and for the National Business Institute. Most recently, in April, 2014, Mr. Herman presented an original program entitled "How Understanding Brain Science Can Make You a Better Attorney" at the annual statewide conference of the Pennsylvania Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL).
Mr. Herman has served on several committees and sections of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is currently appointed a member of the Lawyers Assistance Committee, Plain English Committee and Judicial Administration Committee. He previously served on the of the Solo and Small Practice Section. Since 2010, Mr. Herman has served as a volunteer Settlement Master in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Landlord - Tenant Appellate Mediation program, and has helped mediate over 20 disputes, many involving pro se litigants. He has also volunteered for the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, which honored him with Certificates of Appreciation in 1992, 1994 and 1995.
Mr. Herman recently completed his third consecutive term as President of the Men of Rodeph Shalom, where he also serves as Trustee of the congregation. He previously served as President of the Men's Club of Temple Adath Israel, Merion, PA from 1984-86. He also served as Chairman of the Future Leadership Counsel of the Jewish National Fund from 1985-87.
In 2015, Mr. Herman was ordained as a Rabbi by the Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute, www.jsli.org, and regularly officiates at weddings, funerals and unveiling ceremonies. His rabbinical website is www.myphillyrabbi.com.