Gregory R. Gifford

Gregory R. Gifford

Location:
Colmar, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-822-7575
Fax:
215-822-1713
Email:
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Gregory R. Gifford, a partner in the law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford has been a member of the firm since 1984 and practices personal injury, criminal and municipal law. He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1984. Mr. Gifford completed his undergraduate degree at Ursinus College graduating Cum Laude with Honors, and is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law. He was voted North Penn's "Best Lawyer" in The Reporter's Readers' Choice Awards in 1993, 1994, 1995, 2008, 2009 , 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and "One of the Best Lawyers" in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2014. In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013, Mr. Gifford was voted Reader's Choice "Best Lawyer" in the Montgomery News' Readers' Choice Awards.

Mr. Gifford is the Solicitor for the Lansdale, Skippack and Marlborough Township Zoning Hearing Boards, North Wales Borough, the Pennsylvania Juvenile Officers' Association and Franconia, Hatfield, Lansdale and Towamencin Police Benevolent Associations. He has also served as President of the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association and is an active member of the Montgomery Bar Association.  He serves on the Executive Board of the Philadelphia Area Girls Soccer Association and the Montgomery United Soccer Association and is Chair of the MDT team of Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth.  He also serves as Solicitor of the North Penn Volunteer Fire Company.

Since 2004 and each year thereafter, he has been named one of Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers" by a poll of his peers as published in Philadelphia Magazine.

Please read the Super Lawyer's article about Greg in the June 2010 Super Lawyer's publication.

Mr. Gifford lives in Upper Gwynedd Township with his wife and three children.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1984

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Municipal and Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1984

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. (Cum Laude) - 1981
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • North Penn's "Best Lawyer" in the Reporter's Readers' Choice Awards, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • North Penn's "One of the Best Lawyers" in the Reporter's Readers' Choice Awards 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2014
  • Reader's Choice "Best Lawyer" in the Montgomery News' Readers' Choice Awards , 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013
  • Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyer" as published in Philadelphia Magazine, 2004 - 2017
  • Named a Top Attorney by Suburban Life Magazine, 2015
  • Named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Montgomery Bar Association Trial Lawyers Sections, 2015 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Wales Borough, Solicitor, 2010 - Present
  • Lansdale Zoning Hearing Board, Solicitor, 1998 - Present
  • Skippack Township Zoning Hearing Board, Solicitor, 2006 - Present
  • Marborough Township Zoning Hearing Board, Solicitor, 2012 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Vice President, 2017
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Director, 2000 - 2003
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, President, 2002
  • Hatfield Police Benevolent Association, Solicitor
  • Lansdale Police Benevolent Association, Solicitor
  • Franconia Police Benevolent Association, Solicitor
  • Towamencin Police Benevolent Association, Solicitor
  • Pennsylvania Juvenile Officers' Association, Solicitor

Past Employment Positions

  • Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, Associate, 1984 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Services for Community Organizations, 1984 - Present
  • Legal Aid Services, 1988 - Present
  • Court Appointed Pro Bono Services, 1990 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Phi Omega