EducationUniversity of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude (1987)

Allegheny College, Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude (1984)
Bar AdmissionsSupreme Court of Pennsylvania

Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Partner

rpm@ekmelaw.com
T: 724.981.2000
F: 724.981.2007


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The primary focus of my law practice includes, but is not limited to: corporate law, real estate and development, commercial law, elder law, zoning and planning, social security, contracts, condemnation, and assessment law.

[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Background"]I grew up in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania and later moved to the nearby Borough of Sharpsville. Prior to forming the partnership of Ekker, Kuster, McCall & Esptein, LLP, I was a partner of Routman, Moore, Goldstone & Valentine from 1995-2000 and an associate from 1988-1995.[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Associations & Memberships"]Pennsylvania Bar Association

Mercer County Bar Association

American Bar Association[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Civic & Community Activities"]I have lived in the Shenango Valley my entire life and enjoy being an active participant in local civic and charitable organizations. I am the Solicitor of Penn Northwest Development Corporation, Solicitor of the Hermitage Wage Tax Office and the President of Sharpsville Midget Football. I am also on the Board of Directors of Sharpsville-South Pymatuning Little League and a member of the Sharon Elks Lodge.[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Education"]University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude (1987)

Allegheny College, Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude (1984)[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Bar Admissions"]Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Third Circuit Court of Appeals[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Practice Areas"]Corporate Law

Real Estate and Development

Commercial Law

Elder Law

Zoning and Planning

Social Security

Contracts

Condemnation

Assessment Law[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion]