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P. Timothy Kelly, Esq.

Personal Injury Lawyer

Born:  November 23, 1958, Archbald, PA

Married with one child

Hobbies & Interests:  Skiing and Sailing

Education

J.D., Villanova University, School of Law, Villanova, PA, 1982

B.S., Business Management, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 1979
Magna Cum Laude, Omicron Delta Epsilon

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Pennsylvania, 1982
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1982

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Federal Bar Association
Member Since: 1999-2007

American Association for Justice
Member Since: 1982-present

Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member Civil Litigation Section
Member Since: 1982-present

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Now Pennsylvania Association for Justice)
Member Since: 1982-present
Board of Directors

Northern Pennsylvania Legal Services
Member Since: 1990-2000
Board of Directors

North Penn Legal Services
Member Since: 2001-present
Board of Directors, President

Lackawanna County Bar Association
Member 1982 - President 2006

Lackawanna County Bar Association
Member Since: 1988-89, 1995-2009
Board of Directors

Mock Trial Competition
Member Since: 1989-1990
District Coordinator

Lackawanna County Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section
Member Since: 1988-89
President

Fellow of the Roscoe Pound Institute
Member Since: 2000-present

Pennsylvania Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division
Member Since: 1988-1990
Lackawanna County Delegate

Participated in Trial Lawyers Care benefiting victims of the World Trade Center Disaster
Member Since: 2001 - 2003

American Board of Trial Advocates
Member Since: 2007- present
President Northeast Pa Chapter 2012-present

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member Since: 2013- present
Board of Govenors

Super Lawyers (Philadelphia Magazine)
Member Since: 2008-present

Pennsylvania Association for Justice Member
Member Since: 1982- present
Amicus Curiae Committee 2003 - present Past Chair Worker’s Compensation Section 2008-2009 Cochair Worker’s Compensation Section 2015 - present

George F. Douglas Amicus Curiae Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy
Member Since: 2010

Northern Pennsylvania Legal Services
Member Since: 1990 - 2000
Board of Directors

National Trial Lawyers
Member Since: 2011 - present

Non-Professional Organizations

  • Good Shepherd Corporation of Clarks Summit, PA, Solicitor  1999 - present, President  2000 - present; Board of Directors  1995 - present
  • Voluntary Action Center, Scranton, PA, Board of Directors 1992 - 1999; 2012 - 2015; President  1995-1997
  • National Business Institute Legal Seminars, Board of Lecturers  1991- present
  • National Ski Patrol, Eastern PA Region – Coordinator, Auxiliary Programs 1996 - 2000; Legal Advisor  2001 - present
  • Lackawanna County United Way Lawyers Campaign, Vice Chairman  1989 - 1992
  • Lackawanna County United Way, Allocations Panel Member  1984 - 1989; Chairman 1990 - 1991
  • Scranton Preparatory School, Scranton, PA, Alumni Board of Governors 1987 - 1990
  • Valley View School District, Archbald, PA, Solicitor  1985 - 1989
  • First National Bank of Peckville, Peckville, PA,  Assistant Solicitor  1982 - 1988

Career Highlights

        
  • Mattise & Kelly, P.C., Scranton, PA - Shareholder 1999 to 2014
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  • Needle Law, P.C., Scranton, PA - Shareholder 2015 to present

Certifications

        
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy - Certified Civil Trial Advocate 1995
  • Recertified 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015
  • Certified Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate - 2012

Reported Cases

  • In Re: Estate of Brojack, 467 A.2d 1175 (Pa. Super. 1983)

Lectures

        
  • Common Evidentiary Issues in Personal Injury Cases, Recoverable Damages - November 11, 1997
  • Pleading and Proving Damages in Personal Injury Cases, Personal Injury Damages - March 19, 1997
  • Slip and Fall Cases, Ice and Snow - September 24, 1997
  • Rules of Civil Procedure, Limitation of Actions and Docket Activity - January 28, 1998
  • Problems in Product Liability Cases, The Law - May 13, 1998
  • Premises Liability in PA - 2003, 2004
  • Liens, Subrogation & Joint Tortfeasor Releases - 2004, 2007
  • Current Issues in Auto Law - 2009
  • Creative Problems in Workers Compensation - The Claimant’s Perspective  1998
  • H.R. Directors Nightmare - The Claimant’s Perspective 2000