Joseph D. Burke

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Attorney Awards


Staff Member, Law Review, THE DELAWARE JOURNAL OF CORPORATE LAW; Problems & Editing Chair, Moot Court Honor Society, 1982 Best Oral Advocate Award Winner, Moot Court Competition, Widener University School of Law. Former Law Clerk to the Honorable Patrick J. Toole, Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania. Executive Committee Member, Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, 2006-2008; Chair, Library Committee, 1995-. Hearing Committee Member, Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board, 2010-. Named 2005, 2006, 2010, and 2011 Super Lawyer by Pennsylvania Law & Politics. President, Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce, 2012-. Past President, Capital Campaign Co-Chair and current Trustee, YMCA of Greater Pittston. Trustee Emeritus, West Pittston Library Association. Campaign Co-Chair, North Penn Legal Services, 2010. Former Board Member, Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation, Inc. Alumnus, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, 1980-1981.

American Bar Foundation; Pennsylvania Bar Foundation; Litigation Counsel of America.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Business Law
  • Risk Management
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Products Liability
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Corporate Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
570-288-6441  Phone
570-288-4598  Fax
University Attended:
Lehigh University, B.A., Economics and Government, 1980
Law School Attended:
Widener University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; 1984, Pennsylvania; U.S. Supreme Court
Pennsylvania (Member, Professionalism Committee) and American Bar Associations; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association (Executive Committee Member); American Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

Peer Reviews

Forty Fort, Pennsylvania

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