Phone (570) 866-2755
Joel has extensive experience representing clients in personal injury actions, civil rights actions involving workplace retaliation, First Amendment claims, American Disability Act claims and claims made under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act. Joel has a broad and diverse background in litigating land use and zoning issues, commercial disputes, labor law and serves as solicitor for a number of local municipalities.
Joel is licensed in Pennsylvania and has successfully litigated matters in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, Courts of Common Pleas throughout Pennsylvania, Commonwealth and Superior Courts of Pennsylvania.
Widener University School of Law – Juris Doctor (2003)
Marywood University – Bachelor of Arts (1998)
University of Pittsburgh – Semester at Sea (1996)
Pennsylvania Army National Guard – Harrisburg, PA (1/99 – 2/02)
JAG (Judicial Advocate General) Corp – Legal Specialist
Pennsylvania Army National Guard – Scranton, PA (1/93 – 12/98)
Bradley Fighting Systems Mechanic
U.S. Army – Fort Indiantown Gap, PA (8/98 – 9/98)
Primary Leadership Development Course
U.S. Army – Fort Knox, KY (1/93 – 6/93)
Basic Training/Advanced Individual Training. Awards: Class Leadership; Honor Graduate