William Z. Scott Jr.: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

William Z. Scott Jr.

William Z. Scott is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. His practice is devoted solely to workers' compensation litigation. William also serves as the managing attorney of the firm's Bethlehem office.
Shareholder; Managing Attorney, Bethlehem, PA Office
Allentown,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone(484) 895-2306

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Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation
     
    University Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1974
     
    Law SchoolThe Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1977 American Jurisprudence Award, Evidence, 1977
     
    Admitted1977, Pennsylvania
     
    Memberships 

    Associations & Memberships

    Carbon County Bar Association, chancellor, 2001-2002

    •Conference of County Bar Leaders, past president and lifetime member

    •Mahoning Valley Ambulance Association, member of Board of Directors

    •Pennsylvania Bar Association, past member of Board of Governors; member of House of Delegates; member of Committee on Judicial Independence

    •Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, member of Board of Directors

    •Pennsylvania Bar Institute, past president and lifetime member of Board of Governors

     
    Biography

    William focuses his practice exclusively on workers' compensation litigation, serving as a key member of the Workers' Compensation Department and as the managing attorney of the firm's Allentown office. He has represented a large number of machine shops, hospitals, grocery stores, clothing manufacturers, resorts and school districts in workers' compensation matters.

    William has lectured for various organizations on civil and workers' compensation law. He serves on the boards of directors of the Mahoning Valley Ambulance Association and Pennsylvania Bar Foundation. He is also a member of the Committee of Judicial Independence and has served on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. William is a former chancellor of the Carbon County Bar Association, former president of the Conference of County Bar Leaders and former president of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

    A graduate of Lafayette College, William subsequently attended the Dickinson School of Law and achieved his juris doctor in 1977. He began his legal career practicing general civil and criminal law, before focusing on defense litigation.

    Classes/Seminars Taught

    Workers' Compensation: What's the Best Case, The Seltzer Group Workers' Compensation Seminar, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 6, 2012

    How To Control Your Claim, The Seltzer Group Workers' Compensation Seminar, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 7, 2011

    Civil Practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Institute

    Civil Practice in Carbon County, Carbon County Bar Association

    Advanced Workers' Compensation, Carbon County Bar Association

    Advanced Workers' Compensation, National Bar Institute

    Honors & Awards

    • AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    • Chief Justice John P. Flaherty Award, 2009

    Year Joined Organization: 1996

     
    Reported CasesPublished Works: Commonwealth Court Clarifies Use Of Surveillance Video, Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 2, June 2012; Supreme Court Clarifies When Petition Needed to Review NCP, Defense Digest, Vol. 15, No. 4, December 2009
     
    ISLN903889368
     


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    Office Information

    William Z. Scott Jr.

    4905 W. Tilghman Street, Suite 300
    AllentownPA 18104




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