Joseph D. Piorkowski, Jr.

Joseph D. Piorkowski, Jr.: Attorney with The Piorkowski Law Firm, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards

Biography

Psi Chi; Order of the Coif; Delta Omega. Licensed Physician, Maryland, 1984 and District of Columbia, 1989. Articles Editor, Georgetown Law Journal, 1987-1988. Author: "Medical Testimony and The Expert Witness," in Legal Medicine (3rd ed., 4th ed., 5th ed.; 6th ed. (2004)); Note, "Between A Rock and a Hard Place: AIDS and the Conflicting Physician's Duties of Preventing Disease Transmission and Safeguarding Confidentiality," 76 Georgetown Law Journal 169, 1987; Note, "Professional Conduct and the Preparation of Witnesses for Trial: Defining the Acceptable Limitations of 'Coaching,'" 1 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 389, 1987. Law Clerk to the Honorable Oliver Gasch, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1988-1989. Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1992—. Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1995-2004.

International Association of Defense Counsel; American College of Legal Medicine; American College of Preventive Medicine.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-223-5535  Phone
www.piorkowskilaw.com
University Attended:
Hofstra University, B.A., cum laude, 1976; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O., 1980; The Johns Hopkins University, M.P.H., 1992
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
1989, District of Columbia; 1988, Maryland; 1997, Texas; 2008, U.S. Supreme Court; 1989, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Memberships:
The District of Columbia Bar; Maryland State and American Bar Associations; International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology; Regulatory Affairs Professional Society; Aerospace Medical Association; American College of Family Physicians.
Military:
Captain, Flight Surgeon, U.S. Naval Reserve (Medical Corps), 1980-1988; 1990-1991
Birth Information:
Chester, Pennsylvania, 1956
ISLN:
904411865
Hobbies & interests:
American Red Cross Physician volunteer; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (6 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/07/14 in Drug and Medical Device Litigation

    Joe is an excellent drug and medical device attorney with particular skill in developing/attacking the medical/scientific side of the case.

    Joe is an excellent drug and medical device attorney with particular skill in developing/attacking the medical/scientific side of the case. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 07/06/14 in Tort Defense

    Joe is a patient, careful thinker. His ability to think several steps ahead serves his clients well.

    Joe is a patient, careful thinker. His ability to think several steps ahead serves his clients well. Read less

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