Pamela VanFossen has been a member of Masano Bradley since 2021. Prior to joining the firm, she served as an Assistant District Attorney for Berks County for twelve years, handling both trial and appellate work, and had the privilege of teaching police cadets at the Reading Police Academy. Her practice emphasizes labor law, civil litigation, education law, and estate planning and administration.
A native of the City of Reading, Ms. VanFossen is a proud graduate of Reading High School. Ms. VanFossen earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree cum laude in English Literature and Political Science in 2005 from Albright College, and a Juris Doctor Degree in 2009 from Widener Commonwealth Law School. During law school she was a member of the Law Review and served as a legal intern for the Hon. Thomas M. Golden, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Ms. VanFossen is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Berks County Bar Association, where she serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Berks County Law Journal, on the Bench Bar Committee, the Municipal and Education Law Committee, the Barrister Committee, and the Community Outreach Committee.
Ms. VanFossen serves as a board member for the Literacy Council of Reading-Berks. In addition to her time as an instructor at the Reading Police Academy, Ms. VanFossen has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at Albright College in the political science department. She also serves as an annual volunteer in the Berks County Bar Association’s Book Em! Program, which seeks to enhance literacy for elementary students in the Reading School District, and volunteers as a speaker in career programs in Berks County schools.
She lives in Spring Township with her husband and two children.