Joshua S. Mazin

Associate Attorney

Joshua Mazin is an associate who concentrates his practice in the areas of business, real estate, zoning, subdivision, land development, and municipal law.  Joshua came to Zator Law after serving for many years as Chief Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert Simpson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.  While serving as Chief Judicial Law Clerk, Joshua honed his writing, analytical, drafting, and research skills.  He brings a wide array of knowledge to Zator Law including zoning and land use, municipal, environmental, and public utility law.

He has co-authored several articles including:

Co-author with Judge Robert Simpson, A Historical Review of the Land Use Jurisprudence of Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court, 20 Widener L.J. 59 (2010);

Co-author with Judge Robert Simpson and Judge Thomas M. DelRicci, The Duty of Good Faith Review In Pennsylvania Land Development Proceedings, 80 Pa. B.A.Q. 139 (2009);

Co-author with Judge Robert Simpson and Jean Warrick, Important Trends in Pennsylvania Land Use, 79 Pa. B.A.Q. 47 (2008);

Co-author with Judge Robert Simpson, Current Trends in Pennsylvania Land Use, 77 Pa. B.A.Q. 23 (2006).

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More About Joshua

Joshua was an Honors Graduate, President’s Honor Roll Member and a Member of the Criminology and Law Honors Society at the University of Florida where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology.  He went on to The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University to earn his law degree where he served as Solicitation Editor of the Dickinson Journal of Environmental Law & Policy.

Josh currently resides with his family in Allentown.  When he is not working, Josh enjoys spending time with his family, attending his son’s sporting events, and exercising.

Joshua’s Recent Posts

Wedding Barns – A New Use for an Old Place

A recent Commonwealth Court zoning case from Lawrence County again illustrates the tensions between property owners and municipalities in the recently evolving use of barns as “wedding barns” (sometimes called a “special event barn” or “special event venue”). Wedding...

Zator Law Anniversary Fun – A Day at Knoebels!

Our 25th Anniversary Event this month – a trip to Knoebels for our annual picnic!   The Zator crew and their families met at our office for coffee and donuts and then took the ‘Zator Express’ bus to the park.  Our employees and their families –...