• 273 East Main Street
  • Newark, DE 19711
  • 302-368-2561
  • FAX: 302-368-9729

Vance A. Funk III


Education

  • Salesianum High School
  • University of Delaware – B.S. in Business Administration (1965)
  • Washington & Lee School of Law – J.D. in Law (1968)

Military

  • Captain, Military Police, U.S. Army
  • Served in Vietnam (1970)

Law Related

  • Worked in real estate section of Potter, Anderson & Corroon (1968-1974)
  • Founded the Law Firm of Funk & Franta (1975)
  • In 1985 became a partner at Bayard, Handelman & Murdoch
    in charge of Residential Real Estate and their Newark Office.
  • In 1988 named “Mr. Settlement” by the Delaware Business Review
  • In 2000 joined Trzuskowski & Kipp as their Real Estate Partner
  • In 2002 formed “Vance A. Funk, P.A.”
  • Have completed over 45,000 settlements
  • Was City of Newark Alderman for 16 years – Part-time

Non-Law Related

  • Past President of Newark Senior Center, Holy Angels Parish Council,
    Holy Angels Home & School Association
  • Past Vice-President of Newark Rotary Club
  • Coached Holy Angels Basketball & Volleyball teams for 13 years
  • Director of Delaware Stroke Initiative & State Spokesman
  • Mayor, City of Newark (2004-Present)
  • Chairman of Newark’s 250th Anniversary Committee


Vance A. Funk IV


Professional Experience:
Feb 2002 – present Law Office of Vance A. Funk, P.A
Attorney: Real estate closings, Estate Planning, Board of Adjustment hearings
Apr 2001 – Feb 2002 Truskowski, Kipp Keleher & Pearce, P.A.
Attorney: Real estate closings, Estate Planning, Board of Adjustment hearings
May 2000 – Apr 2001 Taylor & Mcnew, P. A.
Attorney: Real estate closings, Estate planning, Board of Adjustment hearings,
Assisted corporate law partner with case preparation and discovery
Sep 1999 – May 2000 Bailey & Wetzell
Attorney: General litigation, Workman Compensation hearings,
Prepared complaints and motions, Attended Depositions
Sep 1998 – Jun 1999 Atlantic Title
Title searcher: Conducted searches of real property records, court records and
row office records as they pertained to ownership of real property
May 1998 – Aug 1998 Delaware Attorney Generals Office
Law Clerk – Summer clerk program
Dec 1991 – May 1998 New Castle County Police Department
Served in uniform patrol
 
Education:
Sep 1995 – Jun 1999 Widener School of Law (J.D.)
Sep 1987 – Jun 1991 University of Delaware (Degree in Business Administration)
Sep 1983 – Jun 1987 Salesianum School
 
Associations:
Dec 1999 present Delaware Bar Association
Dec 1999 present American Bar Association