Thomas R Lisella

Thomas R Lisella

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Thomas R. Lisella graduated from Panther Valley High School in 1967, from Susquehanna University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, and from Duquesne University in 1974 where he had been the president of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity for two (2) years. Attorney Lisella served as law clerk for the President Judge Guy A. Bowe, Jr., of the Court of Common Pleas of Schuylkill County for two (2) years and as law clerk for Associate Judge Donald D. Dolbin for 14 years. He was engaged in the practice of law from 1974 and a partner in the law firm of Bowe, Lisella and Bowe since January 1, 1979 until retiring in 2017. He was the solicitor for North Manheim Township and the Borough of Cressona. The emphasis of Attorney Lisella's practice was estate administration, real estate, bankruptcy, business law and municipal law.

Thomas R. Lisella retired in 2017.

Areas of Practice

  • Retired

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1976


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1974
  • Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1971
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Penna Bar Association, Member, 1974 - Present
  • Schuylkill County Bar Association, Member, 1974 - Present
  • Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association, 1990 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1997 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Court of Common Pleas Pres Judge Bowe, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1978
  • Court of Common Pleas Assoc Judge Dolbim, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1992


  • Delta Theta Phi