Russell E. Farbiarz


Russell E. Farbiarz joined the firm in October 2009, and is also the firm’s Managing Partner. Mr. Farbiarz’s practice includes all areas of the law especially estate planning, domestic relations, real estate, corporate law and criminal defense/DUI.

Atty. Farbiarz is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the New York State Court of Appeals, also the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Before joining Antanavage Farbiarz PLLC, Mr. Farbiarz served as an Assistant District Attorney Berks County where he gained experience in DUI and theft cases, and the prosecution of other matters. Following, Atty. Farbiarz served as a Law Clerk to the Family, District, and Superior Courts in Bennington County, Vermont.


Mr. Farbiarz first earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Brandeis University in 2003, graduating cum laude and with concentrations in Politics and History. Subsequently, Atty. Farbiarz earned a Juris Doctor degree from Roger Williams University School of Law, where he participated in the Honors Program, and served as a Notes & Comments Editor for the Roger Williams University Law Review.

Additionally, an article authored by Atty. Farbiarz entitled Victim-Offender Mediation: A New Way of Disciplining America’s Doctors was published in the Spring 2008 edition of the Michigan State University Journal of Medicine & Law, a respected peer-reviewed scholarly journal.

Mr. Farbiarz currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Mr. Farbiarz is a member of the Rotary Club of Hamburg chairing the Scholarship Committee responsible for disbursing the Hamburg Rotary Scholarship and Elva E. Bear Memorial Scholarship to Hamburg Area School District students annually. Mr. Farbiarz also served as President of the Rotary Club of Hamburg from July 2012-July 2013. Mr. Farbiarz additionally holds memberships in the Berks County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Our Town Foundation, and Hamburg Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Originally from Long Island, New York, Russell E. Farbiarz resides in Berks County, Pennsylvania with his wife and children.