jimJames A. Pruyne, Esq.

James Pruyne joined Duvall, Reuter & Pruyne in 1969 after he received his Juris Doctorate from Dickinson University School of Law. He focuses his practice on estates, estate planning, wills, real estate (transactions and litigation), family law, and the formation of business entities.

Jim is a native of Athens where he graduated from high school in 1958. After high school, he attended Colgate University earning his Bachelor of Arts in History. He enlisted in the army shortly thereafter serving his country in the Army Security Agency before he attended law school.

Jim has practiced law in Bradford County for over 45 years. He has served as Bradford County Public Defender, County Solicitor and in other county and municipal capacities. He has been very active in the community in both Bradford and Sullivan counties. He has also served on various organizational executive boards for Endless Mountains Heritage Region, The Bradford County Humane Society, French Azilum, and the Sullivan Chamber of Commerce. Jim is also a member of the Bradford County Chamber of Commerce.

Currently Jim is a member of the Sayre-Athens Lions Club, the Towanda American Legion Post and the Towanda Elks Club. He also participates in various Masonic bodies and is a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason.

Jim resides in East Smithfield.


Education
Dickinson University School of Law, J.D., 1969
Colgate University, B.A., 1962

Professional Associations
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Bradford County Bar Association

Admissions
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Community & Volunteer Involvement
Sayre-Athens Lions Club
Towanda Elks
Towanda American Legion

 

chrisworking2Christopher S. Bradley, Esq.

Christopher Bradley is an attorney in the Towanda office of Duvall, Reuter & Pruyne. He focuses his practice on civil and commercial litigation, family law, real estate (transactional and litigation), construction law, formation of business entities, and drafting agreements.

A native of Athens, Christopher earned his Juris Doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2013 and received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science with a minor in Philosophy from Duquesne University in 2010. While in law school, Christopher served as a Summer Associate and Law Clerk in a mid­sized law firm in Pittsburgh working with numerous attorneys preparing for litigation in both State and Federal courts. After graduating from law school, Christopher returned home to Bradford County to clerk for the Honorable Maureen T. Beirne, President Judge of 42nd Judicial District of Pennsylvania (Bradford County).

In addition to the practice of law, Christopher serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors for Stray Haven Humane Society & SPCA, as Secretary for the Board of Trustees of the Orange Hill Cemetery Association, and as a member of the Board of Directors for the Carantouan Greenway. Christopher also actively volunteers his time to coach U­12 girls recreational soccer for the Valley Youth Soccer Association.

Christopher resides in Sayre with his wife, Holly, and their three Jack Russell Terriers.


Education
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2013
Duquesne University, B.A., 2010

Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Bradford County Bar Association

Admissions
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
United States District Court (Middle District of Pennsylvania)

Community & Volunteer Involvement
Stray Haven Humane Society & SPCA
Orange Hill Cemetery Association
Carantouan Greenway

 

roseRose M. Powers

Paralegal

Rose has been serving Bradford County as a paralegal for 35 years and is pleased to continue to do so for many years. A graduate of Towanda Area High School, she attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received her paralegal degree from Pennsylvania Business School. Rose has worked in several offices throughout the County having started out with DeSisti & Keeffe and Riffle & Foster in the Valley. She has been with Duvall, Reuter & Pruyne for the past 29 years.

Rose’s responsibilities include estate administration, business organization, and municipal work. She enjoys working with a varied clientele on numerous issues, noting that no two clients or cases are the same.

Rose has spent extensive time serving the local community. At various times Rose has been a Cub Scout leader, Girl Scout leader, member of Girl Scout Council, Sunday School teacher, Eucharistic minister, Asylum Township secretary, past president of Kiwanis, and member of the Towanda Little League Board of Directors. You may have seen her serving up concessions at soccer games, basketball games, and football games.

Rose resides in Asylum Township where she and her husband, Mike, raised their three children, Michael, Nathan and Olivia.

 

doreenDoreen A. Hallabuk

Office Manager

Doreen joined Duvall, Reuter & Pruyne in 2012 and brings 30 years of customer service and administrative experience to the firm. A graduate of Sullivan County High School, Doreen joined the workforce as soon as she graduated, assisting people in a wide variety of settings.

Doreen’s responsibilities include coordinating billings, client intake particularly regarding estate planning and family law matters, scheduling, and various other administrative and clerical tasks.

Her experience on making a career change and joining the firm has been rewarding.

“I love working at Duvall, Reuter & Pruyne and thoroughly enjoy helping clients as well as the interesting and challenging issues that I have worked on here.”

Doreen has served her community as a Girl Scout Leader, and as Secretary and Vice President of the Towanda & Wysox Elementary PTG. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and reading. She resides in Towanda with her husband, John, and their three children, Colton, Kaitlin, and Taylor.