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Berks County Law Journal - Rates for Advertising

Berks County Law Journal is the official publication for Berks County, Pennsylvania. It provides recent local court opinions, Bar membership news, CLE Seminars scheduled to date, and it is the vehicle for accepted publication of estate notices, corporations, fictitious names, sheriff's and tax sales, change of name notices, actions to quiet title, mortgage foreclosures, audit notices, etc.

The Berks County Law Journal is published every Thursday, 52 weeks per year. Subscription cost: $45.00 + tax per year (Pro-rated subscriptions available)
Subscription Year: October 1 to September 30.

Commercial Legal Notices advertising is available in the Journal, and is a very reasonably priced way to notify local attorneys and subscribers of products and services of interest to them.
Anyone publishing advertisements for 52 or 26 weeks may be billed quarterly upon request.

Commercial advertising fees are listed below:

COMMERCIAL ADS: (These rates are effective February 1, 2014)

The Deadline for publication of Commercial Ads is Wednesday at 12:00 Noon for the following Thursdays publication.

Front 1/2 Page (Contact Law Journal for Availability)
52 weeks  $5,200.00
26 weeks and one insert are also available (call for pricing)
13 weeks

A. PRICE FOR ADVERTISING IN SINGLE ISSUE:

Full Page (approx. 4 1/2 x 7)  $150.00
Half Page (approx. 4 1/2 x 3 1/2)  $90.00
Quarter Page (approx. 4 1/2 x 2)  $55.00
Email commercial ads to pziegler@berksbar.org or fax to (610) 373-0256 to the attention of Paula J. Ziegler. If you have any questions concerning commercial advertising, please contact Paula J. Ziegler at (610) 375-4591.

B. DISCOUNT PRICES FOR EXTENDED PERIOD OF ADVERTISING

Full Page Advertisement: (approx. 4 1/2 x 7)
52 weeks 26 weeks 13 weeks
$3,750.00 $2,250.00 $1,350.00
  (either 26 consecutive weeks or every other week for a year) (either 13 consecutive weeks or every other
week for six (6) months)
Half Page Advertisement: (approx. 4 1/2 x 3 1/2)
52 weeks 26 weeks 13 weeks
$2,250.00 $1,350.00 $810.00
  (either 26 consecutive weeks or every other week for a year) (either 13 consecutive weeks or every other
week for six (6) months)
Quarter Page Advertisement: (approx. 4 1/2 x 2)
52 weeks 26 weeks 13 weeks
$1,375.00 $825.00 $495.00
  (either 26 consecutive weeks or every other week for a year) (either 13 consecutive weeks or every other
week for six (6) months)

LEGAL NOTICES ADVERTISING:

Deadline for submitting Legal Notices is Thursdays at 12:00 Noon for the following Thursdays publication. Contact Karen Loeper loeper@berksbar.org if you have any questions regarding Legal Notices.

Notice Type:
Times Published:
Proof Included
Price:
Estate Notice
3 consecutive weeks
One
$87.00
Fictitions Name Registration, All Corporation Notices, including Charter Application, Dissolution,
1 week
One
$87.00
Certificate of Authority, Nonprofit, Limited Liability, Change of Name Notice, etc.  
1 week
 
One
$87.00
Additional Proof of Publication
One
$3.00

Other Legal Notices, including Sheriff's Sales, Audit Notices, Civil Actions, Termination of Parenta Rights, Misc., etc.

$3.00 each.
$9.25/100 characters x number of publications
Trust Notices
3 consecutive weeks
3.00
each
$9.25/100 characters x number of publications

LEGAL NOTICE FORMS:

Commonly used forms for submitting your Legal Notices.

Administrators Notice (11kb)
Change of Name (12kb)
Charter: Business Corporation (11kb)
Executors Notice (11kb)
Fictitious Name (220kb)
Nonprofit Corporation (22kb)
Notice of Hearing (73kb)