FOLEY LAW FIRM
Michael Foley of the Foley Law Firm of Scranton and Stroudsburg has again been named in Best Lawyers in America in 2014 in the field of “personal injury litigation.” Selection to Best Lawyers in America is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. In addition, Philadelphia magazine has named Mr. Foley a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” every year the award was given. Mr. Foley is a certified civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and certified by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certifications. A fellow of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys, Mr. Foley is also past president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (2008-2009) and serves on the boards of the American Association for Justice and the Committee for Justice for All. He was formerly a member of the board of Lackawanna Pro Bono. Mr. Foley has received awards for his outstanding service from the board of governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Workplace Injury Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now known as the American Association of Justice.
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn
Attorneys Donald C. Ligorio and Michael A. Lombardo III of the law firm of have been inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious trial lawyer groups in the country. Fewer than 1 percent of all attorneys nationwide have been inducted into the MDAF, which is limited to attorneys who have won million-dollar jury verdicts and settlements. Ligorio and Lombardo join HKQ Attorneys Joseph A. Quinn Jr. and Michelle M. Quinn as members of the MDAF. Ligorio, who is a partner in HKQ, focuses his practice on worker’s compensation, personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability and product liability litigation. Lombardo, who is also a partner, focuses on personal injury, auto accident and medical malpractice litigation. Ligorio, who was a member of the first class to be certified as a specialist in workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, has been designated a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in workers’ compensation every year since 2007. Lombardo was recently named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list, a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys.
J. Christopher Munley, a partner with Munley Law in Scranton, was a featured speaker at The Unity Summit, which was held last month in Jackson, Miss. The Unity Summit is a national conference bringing together lawyers, legislators and interested citizens to focus on how American citizens’ First, Second and Seventh Amendment rights are being threatened. The Summit is hosted by the Mississippi College of Law. Munley presented on the topic of “Congressional Legislation involving First, Second and Seventh Amendments.” Munley has represented over a thousand individuals and their families in personal injury cases over the past 19 years. He also founded a national Legal Marketing and Management seminar series, ATLAS Lawyers, to provide both legal marketing and practice management advice to small to mid-sized firms. Learn more about the firm at www.munleylaw.com.
O’Donnell Law Offices
Atty. Neil T. O’Donnell of O’Donnell Law Offices, was the moderator and a featured presenter at the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ) seminar on March 25 in Scranton. The seminar focused on settlements, arbitrations and mediations while offering three “substantive” and one “ethics” Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. The seminar provided attending attorneys with current knowledge by practice leaders on settlements. A frequent contributor to legal education programs, O’Donnell has held leadership positions in both regional and state legal communities, including the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.