Joshua Grimes

Joshua Grimes

Grimes Law Offices, LLC
  • Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Municipal Law
  • District of Columbia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Joshua L. Grimes, Esq. is principal attorney at Grimes Law Offices, LLC based in Philadelphia. Mr. Grimes has a national practice focused on business and real estate law, as well as the association, nonprofit, meeting, and hospitality industries. He has particular expertise in legal matters relating meetings and conventions, including contracting and dispute resolution. Mr. Grimes also has extensive experience with zoning matters.

Mr. Grimes is a sought-after speaker on legal issues relating to meetings, conventions, and hotel law. He has appeared at over 100 programs sponsored by Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), the American Society of Association Executives, the Association of Collegiate Conference & Events Directors, American Express Meetings & Events, Connect Meetings, and others. He also frequently presents webinars for organizations such as Meetings Today Magazine and MeetingsNet.

Mr. Grimes is also an active member of MPI and PCMA. He was named 2019 Supplier Partner by the Greater Philadelphia PCMA Chapter.

Mr. Grimes is an elected Commissioner in Lower Merion Township, PA. He is a Chair of the Building & Planning Committee.

Prior to establishing his law firm, Mr. Grimes served in the administration of Philadelphia Mayor Edward G. Rendell. Mr. Grimes also served as counsel to the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Municipal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Meetings & Conventions Law
  • Hospitality Law
  • Association & Nonprofit Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Grimes Law Offices, LLC
- Current
Special Deputy City Solicitor
City of Philadelphia
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Assistant to Mayor Edward G. Rendell
Associate Attorney
Blank Rome LLP
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Associate Attorney
Wolf Block LLP
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Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (1986) | Law
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Honors: J.D. With Honors
Activities: Editor, The George Washington University Journal of International Law & Economics
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (1982) | Political Science
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Honors: B.A. Cum Laude
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Awards
Supplier Partner
Professional Convention Management Assn, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
Professional Associations
Professional Convention Management Association
Member
- Current
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Meeting Professionals International
Member
- Current
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
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New Jersey State Bar
- Current
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Pennsylvania State Bar
- Current
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Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys
Member, Director
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Grimes Law Offices, LLC
One Liberty Place, Suite 3600
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: (215) 529-8700