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Over the last year, we set a new standard of excellence in personal injury law, gaining national recognition and finding ever more innovative ways to better serve our clients.

As a new year begins, we are pleased to provide you with an update on what we’ve been working on, and what we’re looking forward to in 2016. As always, if you need help or have questions about a legal matter, we welcome the opportunity to hear from you!

Meet the Personal Injury Team at Munley Law
Meet the Personal Injury Team at Munley Law

Munley Law in the News
Nationally-Ranked Settlement, Notable Achievements

Daniel W. Munley
Daniel W. Munley

$3.97 Million Settlement Reached in Tractor-Trailer Accident Case: 2nd highest in PA; 25th Nationally

Munley Law achieved the 2nd highest settlement in Pennsylvania in 2015, and the 25th highest in the United States, according to an annual list produced by the National Law Journal.

Daniel Munley and Marion Munley reached the $3.97 million settlement on behalf of Allison Kowalski, the wife of a truck driver who was killed in a truck accident in January, 2011.

Attorney Daniel Munley noted that this settlement holds PBM and Republic National Industries accountable for the negligent conduct of its driver.

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J. Christopher Munley
J. Christopher Munley

Munley Law partner J. Christopher Munley was named 2016 Workers’ Compensation Lawyer of the Year for the Allentown metro area by Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year 2016
Christopher has been representing clients who have suffered due to injury for 21 years.

In addition, Robert W. Munley, Marion Munley, Daniel Munley, and Robert W. Munley III have been listed among the nation’s best attorneys in the fields of personal injury litigation, product liability litigation, and workers’ compensation.

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Munley Law Founder Named to Prestigious Irish Legal 100

In October 2015, Munley Law founder Robert W. Munley was named in The Irish Legal 100, which was founded in 2008 by the Irish Voice newspaper in New York. The annual list comprises the most distinguished legal professionals in the U.S. who share the common bond of Irish roots.

Robert W. Munley III

Mr. Munley joins a select group of legal professionals, including United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Anthony Kennedy, United States Ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley, Georgetown Law Dean William Treanor and CBS News correspondent Erin Moriarty.

Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award

On the evening of Thursday, October 22, 2015, the Scranton Cultural Center was the setting for Lackawanna Pro Bono’s 7th annual Fundraising Gala.

For their service to the community, Attorney Richard Bishop, the Women’s Resource Center, and Robert Wright, MD were honored at the event with the Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were served and a brief program was held.

The Lackawanna Bar Association was a major sponsor of the upcoming Gala, as it was for Lackawanna Pro Bono’s previous Galas.

Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award
L-R: Atty. Joseph G. Price, Robert Wright, MD, Peg Ruddy, Atty. Richard Bishop & Atty. Sylvia Hahn

Marion Munley
Marion Munley

Partner Marion Munley Celebrates Multiple Honors

In 2015, Munley Law Partner Marion Munley was listed as among the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers.

In a separate honor, Marion was elected Secretary of the American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group at the AAJ convention in Montreal, where she spoke about the key differences between bus accident cases and car accident cases. She also currently serves on the AAJ publications and retirement committees, and is an At Large Governor on its Board of Governors.

Marion also was named First Vice Chair of the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, a 3,000+ member group that supports and advances female attorneys through networking events, CLE courses, and leadership opportunities. She will be speaking at the 2016 Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Leadership Summit in February.

Most recently, Marion earned Senior Fellowship status with the Litigation Council of America.

2016 Best Lawyers & Best Law Firms in America Awards

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Five members of our firm have been named among the Best Lawyers in America, 2016: Robert W. Munley, Marion Munley, Daniel Munley, Christopher Munley, and Robert W. Munley, III. Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Munley Law was named to the 2016 list of Best Law Firms in the U.S., by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. Munley Law is ranked as a Tier One firm for Personal Injury Litigation.

Julia K. Munley
Julia K. Munley

Julia K. Munley Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Munley Law partner Julia K. Munley was named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of American (LCA) in November 2015. The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of all American lawyer, making fellowship in this group highly selective and, in fact, by invitation only. Julia joins senior partner Marion Munley as the second Munley Law attorney to earn this honor.

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Munley Law Welcomes New Staff Members

N’Keesia Vaughn
N’Keesia Vaughn
Maritza Acevedo
Maritza Acevedo
Administrative Assistant and Spanish Translator
Roni Lopez
Roni Lopez
Intake Paralegal

Colleen Gembitski
Colleen Gembitski
Pre-litigation Paralegal

Giving Back to our Faithful Followers

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders This summer we were pleased to give our social media followers the chance to win Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball tickets all throughout the 2015 season! Just one way we are able to say, “thank you!” to our NEPA community.
Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA We also proudly support Scranton’s art, history, science, and culture scene – this summer we gave our followers the opportunity to tour Scranton’s Everhart Museum for free.

For 28th Consecutive Year, Munley Law Supports Family to Family Thanksgiving Program

Family to Family Thanksgiving Program

This past fall, Munley Law once again provided support to Family to Family, an organization that, since its inception in 1986, has provided 100,000 Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families and individuals in northeastern Pennsylvania. These baskets have fed 340,000 people who otherwise would not be able to celebrate the season of abundance.

“Our firm’s commitment to service, including the nearly three decade-old Family to Family program, is deeply rooted in the Munley family, who we are and what we believe: that is, helping our clients and the wider community in the Scranton area, whether through first-rate legal representation or supporting social service endeavors,” noted firm founder Robert W. Munley.

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