Barry H. Oxenburg

3800 Horizon Blvd.
Suite 101
Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053

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Employment History

  • Oxenburg and Franzel

    • Partner/Shareholder

    • 1978 - Present

  • District Attorney's Office, Philadelphia, PA 

    • Assistant District Attorney 

    • 1975-1978

  • Hon. Stanley M. Greenberg, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas 

    • Law Clerk 

    • 1974-1975

  • Hon. Herbert S. Levin, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

    • Law Clerk

    • 1973-1974

 

Areas of Practice

  • Social Security Disability

  • Workers' Compensation Law

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

  • Wills and Estates

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1973

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

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1979

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

 

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, PA, May, 1973, Juris Doctor

    • Honors:  Dean's Honor List, 1970-71

    • Honors: Class Rank, Upper 15% Robert Miller Knox Memorial Scholarship, 1971-72

    • Honors: Temple University School of Law Scholarship, 1972-73

 

  • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, August, 1970, Bachelor of Arts

    • Honors: Cum Laude

    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta

    • Honors: National Honor Society, History

Honors and Awards

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association,

    • Workers Compensation Section

    • Social Security Committee

  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

  • Nat'l Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (Sustaining Member)

 

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                                          Bruce A Franzel

3800 Horizon Blvd.
Suite 101
Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053

Contact Bruce Franzel

Employment History

  • Oxenburg and Franzel

    • Partner/Shareholder

    • 1978 - Present

  • District Attorney's Office, Philadelphia, PA 

    • Assistant District Attorney 

    • 1974-1978

 

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation 

  • Social Security -- Disability

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

  • ​Criminal Law

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1974

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

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1975

  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1985

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

 

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, 1974, Juris Doctor

  • University of Virginia, 1971, Bachelor of Arts

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Trial Advocacy, Temple University School of Law, 1998 - Present

  • Presiding Judge, National Law School Trial Competition, Regional Rounds, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1998, 2000 - 2013, 2018

  • Judge, Mid-Atlantic Region Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition, National Black Law Students Association, 2006, 2016

  • Judge, Moot Court Competition, Temple University School of Law, 1997, 2001

  • Faculty, Defending Homicide and Death Penalty Cases, Philadelphia Bar Education Center, April 19, 1996

  • Faculty, Ethics in Dealing with the Press, Philadelphia Bar Education Center, October 18, 1995

  • Course Planner and Moderator, Defending Homicide and Death Penalty Cases, Philadelphia Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, 1993

  • Panelist, Adoption of Federal Rules of Evidence in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Bench Bar Conference, Washington, D.C., October 3, 1992

  • Faculty, Criminal Law Practice and Procedure in Philadelphia and The Suburbs, Philadelphia Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 11, 1989

  • Judge, Moot Court Competition, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 1989

  • Course Planner and Moderator, Defending Homicide and Death Penalty Cases, Philadelphia Bar Association, December 5, 1988

  • Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 1987 - 1988

  • Judicial Evaluation and Selection - the Need for Merit Selection of Judges, Philadelphia Association of Paralegals, March 19, 1986

  • Program Planner and Panelist, Philadelphia Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, Criminal Justice Section, 1985

  • Course Planner and Moderator, Defending Death Penalty Cases in Pennsylvania, Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania, 1984

  • Course Planner and Moderator, Criminal Practice in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1984

  • Course Planner and Moderator, Providing Effective Representation at Sentencing, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1983

  • Pennsylvania Drunk Driving Act of 1982, WIP Radio, Panel Discussion, 1982

 

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Philadelphia Bar Association Fidelity Award, 1993

  • Recipient, 1994 Thurgood Marshall Award, Philadelphia Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine 2004-2006, 2020-2021

                                                                                                                                                                   

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association, Philadelphia Chapter, Criminal Law Committee Chair, 1996-1997, Vice Chair, 1993-1996, Executive Board,1993- present

  • Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention Chair, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1991,1995; Member, 1983 - 1987, 1989-1996

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section Chair, 1983; Executive Board 1980 - Present

  • Pennsylvania Capital Case Resource Center, 1994 - 1998, Member, Board of Directors

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1995-1996; Member 1992 - Present

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, 1992, Pennsylvania Evidence Code Task Force

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Charter and Bylaws Committee, Chair, 2002, Co-Chair 2004 - 2006

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, 1997, Co-Chair, Long Range Planning Committee

  • Philadelphia Criminal Justice Task Force, 1989 - 1990

  • United States Magistrate Review and Evaluation Committee, 1986 - 1987 Chair

  • Philadelphia Bar Association Delegate, 1982 - 1988, Mayor's Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1983, 1987 - 1989

  • Bi-Partisan Commission for Qualified Judges, 1983

  • Campaign for Qualified Judges, 1985 - 1992, Trustee

  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1982 - 1983, Chair, Legislation Committee of Criminal Justice Committee

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives

  • Temple University Law Alumni Association

 

Published Works

  • Implications of Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Act, Pennsylvania Law Journal/Reporter, September, 1982, reprinted Legal Intelligencer, September 21, 1982, reprinted, The Barrister, Winter, 1983

  • Crime of the Prisons, University of Virginia Magazine, Spring, 1971

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