Attorney Profiles


Mitchell J. Rabil, Esq., CPA

Mitchell J. Rabil is engaged in providing legal advice on business transactions of all types including organization, reorganization, mergers, acquisitions, liquidations, and public and private financing, with emphasis on taxes and laws regulating the sale of securities. He is also experienced, and provides services in financial and estate planning and estate administration, tax exempt organizations and employee benefit matters. Mr. Rabil has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1966.

After practicing as a public accountant with A.M. Pullen & Co., CPAs, Mr. Rabil was a Supervisory Accountant with the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C., and an Attorney/Staff Accountant and Financial Analyst with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., and a Tax Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service Office of the Regional Counsel in Philadelphia, Pa. and New York City, NY.

Mitchell left public service to join Archer, Greiner, Hunter & Read as principal tax and securities regulation associate.  He left that firm to become a Partner in the firm of Miller, Myers, Matteo and Rabil and later served as the managing partner of the firm until its merger as Myers, Matteo, Rabil, Norcross & Landgraf into Montgomery, McCracken, Walker and Rhoads. He served as Manager of the New Jersey office of that firm until he retired to establish Rabil & Associates P.A.


EDUCATION

J.D. Georgetown University Law Center

  • Law Journal Staff

B.S. Wake Forest University

  • Lura Baker Paden Award

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey
  • United States Tax Court
  • State Court in New Jersey
  • State Court in North Carolina
  • State Court in Pennsylvania
  • State Court in Washington, D.C.

AFFILIATIONS
  • American Association of Attorney Certified Public Accountants (Past President and Director)
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

LECTURES/PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS
  • Authored papers for the Journal of Taxation, Prentice Hall and Georgetown Law Journal, Journal of the American Association of Attorney CPAs and The Barrister, among others.
  • Lectured at AAA-CPA New York University Tax Institute, Memphis Tax Institute and numerous other local, state, regional and national programs.

OTHER
  • Former member of the New Capital Sources Board of the State of New Jersey
  • Delegate to the 1987 U.S./China Joint Session on Trade, Investment and Economic Law
  • Chair Annual Meeting Program American  Bar Association Section of International  Law 1975 and 1976
  • Vice Chair International  Organizations and International Financial  Transactions Committees, 1974-78

RECOGNITIONS

Mr. Rabil has been profiled in Who’s Who, including Who's Who in America and has been published and lectured locally and nationally on tax, securities and estate planning matters. Mitchell was an early recipient of the Peter J. Devine Award from the Camden County Bar Association, was designated an Awesome Attorney by South Jersey Magazine in 2012, and has been designated a Martindale Hubbell Pre-eminent Attorney by his peers for many years.


ASSOCIATED FIRMS

Mitchell serves as “Of Counsel” to Folkman Law Offices, Thomas H. Ehrhardt,  LLC, and Jozwiak Law to provide tax advice and legal counselling to large and small clients of those firms and to enable Rabil & Associates to provide depth and a wide range of services to its clients.

Folkman Law Offices provides litigation and advocacy services in all areas including personal injury, employment law, and commercial litigation.  Information about the Folkman Law firm can be found at www.folkmanlaw.com.

Thomas H. Ehrhardt, LLC, concentrates on business law, real estate, land use, estate planning and estate administration. Information about Thomas H. Ehrhardt, Esq. can be found at www.thellclaw.com.

Steven J. Jozwiak, Esq., a CPA and tax attorney since 1984, has experience in all procedural areas of federal and state tax law. Information about Steven J. Jozwiak, Esq. can be found at www.jozwiaklaw.com.


Steven J. Jozwiak, Esq.,CPA  www.jozwiaklaw.com

Mr. Jozwiak joined the Firm as “of counsel” in 2012. He has been a tax attorney since 1984 and has experience in all procedural areas of federal and state tax law, which include handling tax audits, IRS appeals, abatement of tax penalties, offers in compromise, payment plans, IRS liens, IRS levies and property seizures, wage garnishment, innocent spouse relief, bankruptcy, criminal investigations and tax evasion, abusive tax shelter schemes, etc. Additionally, he has been involved in more than 100 cases before the US Tax Court, as well as cases before the US District Court, Third Circuit Court of Appeals and DC Circuit Court of Appeals.

EDUCATION

e graduated from Rutgers College in 1979 and Delaware Law School in 1982. He obtained an LLM in taxation from New York University School of Law in 1987.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Mr. Jozwiak is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.  

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Jozwiak has worked as a Certified Public Accountant with a national accounting firm and as a college instructor in Tax Accounting at Glassboro State College, now Rowan University.

AFFILIATIONS

  • ABA
  • Burlington County Bar Association

Thomas H. Ehrhardt, Esq.  www.thellclaw.com

Mr. Ehrhardt joined the Firm as “of counsel” in 2013 and practices in the fields of corporate, business and transactional law, commercial and residential real estate, planning and zoning; estate planning and administration.

EDUCATION/PERSONAL

He received his juris doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, N.J. in 1994 with Honors & International Law Honors with Distinction where he was the Articles Editor of the Rutgers Law Journal. 

He graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, DC, with an A.B. degree in 1983. He is also proficient in the German language. After graduation from Georgetown until he entered law school, he worked on Wall Street in the Securities industry.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Mr. Ehrhardt was admitted to practice law in New Jersey in 1994 and in New York in 1995.

PRESENTATIONS/SEMINARS

How to Legally Structure Your Business to Optimize Flexibility and Avoid Personal Liability, Awards and Recognition Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ, September, 2003.

PUBLICATIONS

Note, What Price Human Flight? 25 Rutgers Law Journal 853 (1994)

MEMBERSHIPS/ASSOCIATIONS

Trustee/Secretary, South Camden Theatre Company, Inc., 2005-10; General Counsel, 2005-present

Camden County Bar Association: Former Co-Chair, Corporate, Banking and Business Subcommittee; Former Member, Public Benefits Subcommittee

Burlington County Bar Association, Member

Participating Attorney, Rutgers Small Business Development Center Attorney Referral Program, 2001- 2006

New Jersey State Bar Association, Member

Volunteer: The Heart of Camden, Inc.; St. Vincent De Paul Society (Sacred Heart Church, Camden, NJ); AIDS Coalition of Southern New Jersey

Awards and Recognition Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ, September, 2003

BUSINESS OWNERSHIP-CONTRACTS and AGREEMENTS

Rutgers Small Business Development Center Advanced Entrepreneurial Certificate Series, Burlington County College: March 2006; Gloucester County College: April 2006


Steven Zelinger, Esq.

Steve is a former Associate at the offices of Rabil & Kingett, LLC and continues his association with the Firm. Steve has substantial court and trial experience throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey courts and is experienced in the administration of estates and representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.

EDUCATION

Steve attended Widener University School of Law.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Steve is licensed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

As an undergraduate, Steve attended Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio where he obtained a B.A. in history and played lacrosse. Steve also has worked as a journalist covering the pharmaceutical industry and takes pride in his legal writing abilities.

AFFILIATIONS

Steve is active in the community, sitting as an officer and legal adviser for a non-profit charitable running group. He also has been active in organizing a business networking group of young professionals in Center City Philadelphia.

Steve resides with his wife in Center City Philadelphia. He is an active runner and triathlete and also the father of a young daughter who keeps him running as well.