Arthur J. King (Retired)
“I’m Available, I’m Experienced And I Keep You Advised”
Art was born in 1943 in Astoria, New York. A graduate of Villanova University in 1965 with a B.S. degree, he studied for a Masters degree at Temple University, then transferred to their law school in 1967 and graduated in 1970 with a Juris Doctor degree. Art was awarded both the Kessler and Ginsburg awards for outstanding achievement in criminal law.
While attending law school, Art was employed by SKF Industries in Philadelphia and then Shell Chemical Company in Princeton, N.J. handling personnel and labor relation matters.
After clerking for the Honorable Richard S. Lowe, former District Attorney, and later President Judge of Montgomery County, he became a partner in McCarthy & King, later McCarthy, King, Narducci & Signore with offices in Norristown and in 1973 a satellite office in Collegeville. Art was also a trial attorney with the Montgomery County Public Defender’s office where he won acclimation by having his first seven jury trials result in acquittals. He later became Chief, Appeals Division of that office, where he supervised five attorneys in appellate work and solely argued all cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Art moved his offices in 1979 to Collegeville, thereby becoming the first full time law office in the borough.
He continued an active criminal and civil litigation practice in addition to handling other areas of general representation until 1993 when he concentrated his practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, business formation and representation and real estate related areas. He was Solicitor to the Perkiomen Township Zoning Hearing Board for many years. Art is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S.M.C.R.; former President of the Collegeville Rotary Club and St. Eleanor Home & School Association; former original Chairman of the Perkiomen Republican Organization and Republican Committeeman; former Board Member of the Freedom Valley Forge Council of the Girl Scouts of America and Meridian Youth Services Organization; former Member of St. Eleanor Parish Council and its Finance Committee and Perkiomen Valley Optimist Club as well as a former Coach of the Lower Perkiomen Little League and St. Eleanor C.Y.O. Basketball. Art, a resident of Perkiomen Township since 1972, has been married to his wife Millicent since 1966; they have three adult children and four grandchildren.
Additionally, Art enjoys sailing on the Chesapeake Bay in the family’s 32′ Catfisher; as well as on many inland lakes in his home built, gaff rigged, 9′ 6″ Nutshell Pram. He has crewed on sailboats being moved from Portland, Maine to Charleston, South Carolina, sailed Lake Erie, Tampa Bay, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands; as well as, the Hawaiian Islands.