August 2013 1Biography of Alyssa A. Lopiano-Reilly

A graduate of Pius X High School, in Roseto, Pennsylvania, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly has lived or worked in the Slate Belt her entire life. She is a 1992 graduate, with Honors, from Moravian College with a B.A. in History. Attorney Lopiano-Reilly graduated with her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Seton Hall University, School of Law in 1995 and immediately passed both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Exams.

Attorney Lopiano-Reilly is admitted to several state and federal Courts for the practice of Law, including:

  • The Supreme Court of the United States
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • The Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey
  • The Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • The Monroe County Court of Common Pleas
  • The Northampton County Court of Common Pleas
  • The Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas

In addition to her various Court admissions, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly is an active member of various professional Bar Associations. Within the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly belongs to the Family Law Subsection and travels to extensive conferences in Pennsylvania and outside Pennsylvania to maintain her expertise in this area of the law.

Within the Northampton County Bar Association, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly has historically been and continues to be a very active member.  In prior years, she served as a Member of the Board of Governors (2006-2011); chair of the Law Day Committee; a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee and a member of the Family Law and Family Court Rules Committee since 1996.

Since 2012, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly has served as an officer of the Northampton County Bar Association rising through the leadership ranks.   She has served as Secretary of the NCBA (2012), Treasurer of the NCBA (2013) and will serve as Vice President of the NCBA in 2014.

Importantly, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly served as Chair of the Family Law and Family Court Rules Committee of the Northampton County Bar Association for 2009, 2010 and 2011. In this role, she worked with other members of the Bar to coordinate continuing legal education classes for attorneys in the area of family law and acted as a liaison with the Court on issues effecting families and family law practitioners in Northampton County.

Attorney Lopiano-Reilly understands that lawyers, like other educated individuals, have an obligation to work within their community and give their talents back to the public by assuming leadership roles. In that regard, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly served as a Board Member for 4 years on both the Bangor Area School District Economic Development Authority and the Industrial Development Commission of Northampton County.  On most years, since 2008, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly has served as a family law instructor for the People’s Law School (sponsored by the Northampton County Bar Association) held each year at Northampton County Community College.  She also serves as a juror for the Northampton County and Lehigh County High School Mock Trial Competitions.  She has volunteered her time and donated funds to organizations that help children and families including but not limited to Domestic Violence Prevention programs, the Miracle League of Northampton County, Holiday Hope Project,  and the Slate Belt Youth Soccer Association.

In addition, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly frequently volunteers to represent indigent individuals involved in family law litigation in Northampton County through North Penn Legal Services in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and, as a result, she was awarded High Distinction Pro Bono Recognition Awards from that entity in several past years and most recently, was the recipient of the 2012 Fair Share Pro Bono Award presented by the Northampton County Bar Association after receiving a nomination from North Penn Legal Services for her volunteer work.

In private life, Attorney Lopiano-Reilly is an active member of her church in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, serving as lector, eucharistic minister and past choir member. She is a regular volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America, Minsi Trails Counsel, often speaking at various career functions for students in the Slate Belt.  She is involved with local Girl Scouts and has served as volunteer for same.

Her large family is the most important thing in her life and she proudly brings those values to her practice of law. It is important to trust your attorney and have a personal connection with him or her.

Contact Lopiano-Reilly Law Offices to meet Attorney Lopiano-Reilly and see if she is the right attorney for you.