Bresset & Santora, LLC
Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Serving eastern, northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania with more than 90 years of combined experience.

Bresset & Santora LLC
Honesdale, Stroudsburg, Forty Fort

The law firm to call on when your
business or personal legal needs
require experienced, effective,
dedicated legal professionals.


Attorney Steve Bresset
Attorney Stephen Bresset

   Attorney Stephen Bresset has practiced commercial and bankruptcy law and litigation throughout Pennsylvania and the region over the past thirty years. During that time he has represented substantial business interest as well as individuals in their business conflicts. His litigation experience of more than 150 jury trials and over 2,000 non-jury trials demonstrates that your matter will be handled by an experienced and capable litigation attorney. 

   During his time in practice he has represented debtors in more than 50 Chapter 11 proceedings in Pennsylvania as well as creditors, creditor committees and trustees at virtually every level of bankruptcy proceedings and debtors in more than 1,500 Chapter 7 proceedings. 

   Attorney Bresset is a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania and was educated in the Honesdale area public schools. He graduated with academic honors from Temple University where he participated in inter-collegiate athletics in both football and baseball. Upon graduation he attended and graduated with honors from Widener University School of Law. (Formerly Delaware Law School) 

   During the first twelve years of practice, he served as an assistant and later First Assistant District Attorney for Wayne County. During that time he was responsible for handling a  myriad criminal matters which ranged from homicide trials to economic crime investigations and other white collar criminal activities. This exposure and experience has been of considerable benefit in the development of litigation skills and an in-depth knowledge of business practices. This experience has also been of benefit in the handling of complex commercial and environmental litigation.

   Attorney Bresset is admitted to the State Courts of Pennsylvania, the three United States District Courts in Pennsylvania as well as the three bankruptcy courts, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. He has always been an active member of his community and the bar associations of which he is a member. He has participated as a volunteer in youth sports including little league baseball, softball, and is a co-founder of the Honesdale Soccer Club where he continues to serve as a referee and coach. 

   Mr. Bresset has served as an office holder in the Wayne County Bar Association as well as a committee chair in both associations and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He has also been a featured speaker at numerous seminars throughout Pennsylvania in litigation, commercial law and bankruptcy law topics. 

   Attorney Bresset brings his experience, energy and dedication to every matter entrusted to him by his clients and looks forward to each new challenge on behalf of his clients.



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