Papa Attorneys LLC provides caring, experienced, and diligent legal representation throughout Pennsylvania, and with clients in many states throughout the U.S.A., in the United Kingdom and in the Republic of Italy. They focus the practice on creating effective legal strategies and solving complex legal problems for clients in Family Law, Elder Law, Estates and Trusts, Zoning, Real Estate, and Small Business legal matters. They strive to create an impenetrable position of strength for their clients, and use that position to win cases and create peace, healing and prosperity.
Christopher A. Papa, Esquire founder of Papa Attorneys LLC, has always had a true passion for helping people solve their legal challenges. He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and for the past fourteen years he has focused his practice on and successfully completed and litigated hundreds of Zoning, Estate and Trust, Real Estate, and Family Law cases. Chris has also served as the assistant solicitor for the Zoning Hearing Board of the City of New Castle since 2006.
Chris and Papa LLC’s cases have been featured in many prestigious publications and news sources, including the Washington Times, Energy Wire, San Francisco Gate, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Wall-Street Journal, USA Today, New Castle News, Sharon Herald, WKBN Youngstown, WPXI Channel 11 Pittsburgh and ABC-27 among many others.
Chris graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pittsburgh and ranked in the top 10 of his class at Duquesne University School of Law. While at Duquesne Law, Chris was chosen for the prestigious Trial Moot Court Team and the Community and Economic Development Legal Clinic. While a New Castle Red Hurricane football player, Chris was awarded the “Rudy Award” for outstanding Character, Courage, Contribution and Commitment.
Chris is a member of the Lawrence County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Special Sections on Real Property, Trust, Probate, and Elder Law.
In the community, Chris has served on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, the Board of Directors of New Castle Christian Academy, and served as President of the Board of Directors of the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh. Chris was the founder and first coach of the New Castle Christian Academy Cross Country team and currently coaches his daughter’s soccer team for the Wilmington Area Soccer Association. Chris also serves on the finance counsel for both Saint Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Parish and Holy Rosary Catholic Parish, and sings tenor in the church choir in the Traditional Latin Mass.
Chris understands the needs of entrepreneurs and real estate investors, because he is both. Chris, with his wife Joanna have significant personal experience with real estate investments. Chris, in the past, has also helped to establish several other business ventures, including a non-profit educational corporation in the City of Pittsburgh and an Italian ice cream parlor (Gelateria) in the City of New Castle.
Chris lives on a small farm with his family in rural Pennsylvania.
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