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Home > Attorney > Isaac J. Jean-Pierre

Isaac J. Jean-Pierre Associate - Commercial and Trust and Estate Litigation

(O) (610) 840-0273

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“Mr Jean-Pierre has been extremely helpful and pro-active in helping us resolve the business matters that needed prompt, insightful action. He has consistently approached the matters at hand with a dedication and resourcefulness that have made it possible for us to pay attention to our business. He is both advocate and counsel and handles negotiations with diplomacy and tact. We are fortunate to have an attorney with his background to help us solve the challenges we faced. I could not recommend Mr Jean-Pierre more thoroughly. He has a very even keel, he has a command of his area of practice and a positive professional energy that reinforces in a client the knowledge that they have the right attorney on the job.”
– Avvo Client Review

Isaac J. Jean-Pierre is a member of MacElree Harvey’s Litigation Department in its West Chester office.  As a civil litigator, Isaac concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, trust and estates litigation, and banking and finance litigation.  Isaac is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and has been admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as well as the United States Tax Court.

Isaac earned his Juris Doctor from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law.  During law school, Isaac served as the Secretary of the Black Law Student’s Association.  Isaac earned his undergraduate degree with dual concentrations in business management and marketing from the Pennsylvania State University.

Notable Representations

  • Successfully represented client seeking Orphans’ Court approval of structured settlement transfer and obtained Orphans’ Court approval of the structured settlement transfer.
  • Successfully represented client in contested guardianship matter and secured the appointment of an independent guardian.
  • Successfully completed an interstate guardianship transfer on behalf of a client and successfully petitioned Orphans’ Court to accept transferred guardianship.
  • Successfully petitioned the Orphans’ Court to terminate a trust on behalf of a financial institution.
  • Successfully represented real estate developer and obtained judgment against escrow agent in breach of contract action.
  • Successfully defended client against contract-based claims asserted by regional hospital.
  • Successfully represented landlord in landlord-tenant dispute and obtained a favorable settlement in favor of the landlord.
  • Successfully represented clients in federal income tax-related matters and negotiated a tax payment plan with the Internal Revenue Service that best suited the client’s needs.
  • Successfully advised and assisted corporate client regarding federal income tax-related matters.
  • Defended client in action by state taxing authorities and secured settlement regarding state tax liability in excess of $750,000.00.
  • Successfully represented multiple similarly-situated clients in federal court copyright infringement litigation and ultimately settled all cases.
  • Served as co-defense counsel and successfully secured federal court approval of settlement agreement for limited liability company in connection with claims alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act.
  • Assisted employers in preparing workplace policies and procedures for their employees.

Memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Litigation & Business Sections)
  • Stively American Inn of Court
  • Temple Law Alumni Association

Community Involvement

  • West Chester Downtown Foundation, Board Member
  • Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador Committee, Member
  • West Chester Up on the Roof Committee, Member
  • Chester County Estate Planning Council, Member

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Real Estate Litigation

Isaac did a fantastic job assisting our family with an unfortunate legal matter. He always kept us updated and was more than happy to help with any legal questions we had and helped us through the process. His knowledge and professionalism put us at ease during a rather stressful time. We would definitely use him again in the future if the need arises!

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Litigation

Mr. Jean-Pierre has been extremely helpful and pro-active in helping us resolve the business matters that needed prompt, insightful action. He has consistently approached the matters at hand with a dedication and resourcefulness that have made it possible for us to pay attention to our business. He is both advocate and counsel and handles negotiations with diplomacy and tact. We are fortunate to have an attorney with his background to help us solve the challenges we faced. I could not recommend Mr. Jean-Pierre more thoroughly. He has a very even keel, he has a command of his area of practice and a positive professional energy that reinforces in a client the knowledge that they have the right attorney on the job.

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Litigation

Isaac recently helped me with a lawsuit that quite frightening. His firm was recommended to me by a friend who knows the firm well. Isaac helped represent me to quickly resolve the lawsuit. Isaac did lots of research on the lawsuit and gave me realistic expectations.

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Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Business Management and Marketing

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Tax Court

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