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Jerome R. Balka

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jbalka@regerlaw.com
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T: 215.495.6538
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Cira Centre, 13th Floor
2929 Arch St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Jerome R. Balka is a Partner in Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Philadelphia Office. For more than 60 years, Mr. Balka has dedicated his practice to serving clients in a wide range of areas. In recent years, he has focused his practice on issues affecting banking, including mortgage funding, loan workouts, foreclosures and issues arising from checking and saving accounts. He also has an extensive real estate practice, representing builders and developers of condominiums and other real estate projects and also assists clients to obtain mortgage financing. Additionally, Mr. Balka has served as counsel to a number of condominium associations throughout the region, providing legal advice and guidance for their daily operations.

Prior to entering into private practice, Mr. Balka served as a member of the United States Army’s Counter-Intelligence Service and also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, PA.

Before joining Reger Rizzo & Darnall, Mr. Balka owned his own firm, The Law Offices of Balka and Balka, and served as the Corporate Secretary and Director for Dixico, Inc. Mr. Balka has also served as General Counsel for Prudential Savings Bank since 1980, and continues to do so today, providing advice and guidance with respect to mortgage banking and regulatory issues.

Education

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School (1954)

B.S., Temple University (1951)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Pennsylvania Superior Court
Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Philadelphia Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Military Service
U.S. Army, Counter-Intelligence Service (1954-1956)
Civic & Charitable Associations
Former President, West Mount Airy Neighbors Community Association
Former Vice President, Aliens Lane Art Center
Former District Commissioner, Boy Scouts of America
Former President, Germantown Cricket Club
Publications & Press Mentions
Featured, 2015 New Partners YearbookThe Legal Intelligencer. (May 26, 2015)
Featured, People in the News. The Legal Intelligencer. (April 3, 2015)
Honors & Awards
Rated as an AV Preeminent® attorney by Martindale-Hubbell