Position: Of Counsel

Practice Areas:
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury

Contact

Address: 15 South Franklin St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0075

PH: 570-826-5654
FX: 570-831-7215
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Assistant’s Name: Betsy Lepore
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Education

King’s College (A.B., cum laude, 1963)
Georgetown University Law Center (L.L.B., 1966)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania – Mediator (1994-present)
  • Lawyer’s Advisory Committee (1984-1987)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit – Lawyer’s Advisory Committee (1985-1987)

Honors

  • Clerk to Justice Benjamin R. Jones, Pennsylvania Supreme Court (1966–1967)
  • Luzerne County Bar Association (Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association) — Recipient of the President’s Award (2007)
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

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Professional Community Activities

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Board of Governors (1980-1983); House of Delegates (1978-1989, 1997-2008); IOLTA Committee – Chairman (1985-1987); Council on Judicial Independence – Member (1988-present); Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2001-present); Special Committee to Study Tort Reform (1988-1989)
  • Luzerne County Bar Association (Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association) – Member of Executive Committee (1979-1989); Vice President (1984-1985); President (1986-1987)
  • American College of Barristers – Senior Member
  • ADR Options, Inc. – Mediator (2001-present)
  • Luzerne County – Special Trial Master (1993-present)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers for the State of Pennsylvania – Committee Member (2003-2006)
  • Pennsylvania Conference of County Bar Leaders – Executive Committee (1990-1996)
  • Conference of County Bar Leaders – President (1994-1995)
  • Pennsylvania’s Lawyer Trust Account Board – Director (1991-1993)