John R. Lenahan, Jr.

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Biography

St. Mary's University Law Review, 1974-1975. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Torts. Listed: The Best Lawyers in America, 1995—; Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Selected: A Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine, 2004—. Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Commission, Investigative Division 2008—. Author: Article, "Expert Witnesses: Selecting Them, Retaining Them & Maximizing Their Role," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1997, updated 1999); Article, "Malfunction Theory In Product Liability Cases," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1996); Article, "How To Give A Persuasive Opening Statement In A Civil Case," for the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer's Association (1992); Article, "The Effective Opening Statement — A Defense Lawyer's Perspective," from Winning The Defense Case At Trial, for the Pennsylvania Defense Institute (1988); Article, "Proving Your Case Against The Commonwealth And Municipality," for the Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania (1987); Casenote, State v. Adams, 552 P. 2d 1125 (Alaska 1974), 6 St. Mary's L.J. 759 (1974). Presentations: "My Defense Of The Gloria Estefan Case," for the Trucking Industry Defense Association (1994); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2002-2005); "Civil Practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2002); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2001); "Examining Medical & Non-Medical Experts in Civil Litigation,' for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2001); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2000); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1999); "Expert Witnesses: Selecting Them, Retaining Them & Maximizing Their Role," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1999); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1998); "The New Pennsylvania Rules Of Evidence," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1998); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1997); "Trial Preparation: The 100 Day Countdown," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1997); "Essentials Of Pennsylvania Practice," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1997); "Trial Evidence In The Civil Case," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1996); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1996); "Joint Tortfeasor Releases & Comparative Fault: The Quicksand Of Tort Practice," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1995); "Automobile Insurance Update," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1995); "Examining the Expert Witness," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1994); "Trial Preparation: The 100 Day Countdown," for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1993). Lecturer in Law: Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer's Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, Trucking Industry Defense Association, Lackawanna County Bar Association, Marywood College. Chairman: Lackawanna County Civil Rules Committee, 1985. Member: Pennsylvania Suggested Standard Civil Jury Instruction Sub-Committee; Lawyers Advisory Committee, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1993-1995. Mediator, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania.

International Society of Barristers.

(Certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1983, re-certified, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Products Liability
  • Complex Motor Vehicle and Trucking Accident Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
855-805-1563  Phone
570-346-2097  Phone
570-346-1174  Fax
www.lenahandempsey.com
University Attended:
University of Scranton, B.A., 1972
Law School Attended:
St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; 1976, Pennsylvania; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, Federal and American Bar Associations; American Board of Trial Advocates; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Member, Civil Litigation and Trial Skills Advisory Committee).
Birth Information:
Scranton, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1950
Certifications:
( Certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1983, re-certified, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 )
ISLN:
905524250
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

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