Elizabeth Magovern’s practice emphasizes municipal law, real estate, zoning and land use. Ms. Magovern serves as Solicitor to numerous Townships, Authorities and Zoning Hearing Boards throughout Berks County. Other experience includes litigation and defense of workers compensation claims. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth graduated from Temple University School of Law, where she earned the distinguished award “Outstanding Trial Advocacy.” After graduating from law school, Elizabeth served two years as an assistant district attorney for the Berks County District Attorney’s Office. She was associated with another Reading law firm before joining Hartman, Hartman, Howe & Allerton (predecessor to Hartman Shurr) in 2005.
Elizabeth is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in Vermont. She is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District and Middle District of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Vermont Bar Association and Berks County Bar Association. Elizabeth also is Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated.
Elizabeth is a native of Berks County. She resides in Exeter Township with her son, Benjamin.