In the Community, Honors

Scholarships and Awards

The Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award

Robert W Munley

The Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award is presented each year by Lackawanna Pro Bono, a non-profit organization  designed to provide free legal representation for low-income families and individuals in Lackawanna County.

The “Robert & Bernadine Munley Endowed Scholarship”

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This scholarship has been established for Landmark College in Vermont. Landmark College is the nation’s top college for students with dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and other specific learning disabilities. The scholarship is awarded to a worthy student with learning disabilities who would like to become an attorney.

The Marion L. Munley Scholarship

Marywood University

Established at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in honor of the former PA State House of Representatives member, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a student in Lackawanna County interested in pursuing a career in law or politics. Attorney Marion Munley currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Marywood University.

The Robert W. Munley Scholarship

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The University of Scranton has created a scholarship in the name of Robert W. Munley. Robert W. Munley and his brother, The Honorable James W. Munley, contributed to this scholarship in honor of their father. This scholarship provides financial assistance to a student in Lackawanna County who is interested in pursuing a career in law or politics.

The Janie Lamberton Memorial Scholarship

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Munley Law established a scholarship at Johnson College in honor of our dear friend and employee Janie Lamberton, who passed away in 2014. In remembrance of Janie’s love of animals, the scholarship is available to a Johnson College student pursuing veterinary technology.

 

Community News

Julia Munley the First Female Board Chairperson for the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority

Julia Munley

Attorney Julia Munley was recently appointed as the Board Chairperson for the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, a regional organization devoted to preserving, promoting, and developing the history, culture, and natural resources of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Attorney Munley is the first woman to hold this position.

“Ties that Bind,” Chris Munley, Representing Meals on Wheels, Wins Annual Contest in Happenings Magazine

James Christopher Munley

Attorney Christopher Munley shares his connection to Meals on Wheels in the annual “Ties that Bind” contest in Happenings Magazine, NEPA’s premier lifestyle magazine.

Munley Law proudly sponsors the annual Family to Family Thanksgiving Basket Program

Family to Family Thanksgiving Basket Program

Munley Law joins the Friends of the Poor in helping to provide Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of Scranton’s economically disadvantaged.

Marion Munley Named 2013 Woman of Excellence by Scranton Chamber of Commerce at SAGE Awards

Marion Munley

Charitable Activity

Friends of the Poor

Friends of the Poor

Friends of the Poor was founded by Sister Adrian Barrett, IHM, in 1984. The organization relies entirely on volunteers and donors to ease the burden of poverty for low income families in our community.

Scranton Project Hope

Project Hope

Along with a variety of private agencies, the firm has underwritten expense free trips to send more than 300 children and adult volunteers to the United States Capital in Washington, D.C. in association with Scranton Project Hope. Project Hope helps children from low-income families realize how important it is for Americans to learn about and participate actively in our democracy, both as citizens and as leaders.

Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

The Munley staff participates in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure sponsored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Serving Seniors

Serving Seniors

Munley is proud to be affiliated with Serving Seniors, which is dedicated to improving the quality of life and care of nursing home residents, personal care home residents and older adults in Lackawanna County.

C.A.S.U.A.L Day

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C.A.S.U.A.L. Day (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives), sponsored by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, started out as an event primarily in Lackawanna County but has now spread to all six surrounding counties. Over 150 businesses and more than 6500 individuals participate in the event by purchasing and wearing T-shirts or pins to work on a designated Thursday in March. Proclamations by all six County Commissioners Offices give additional support and recognition. C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is growing and Munley is proud to be part of this critical awareness effort in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Dress For Success Lackawanna

Dress For Success

Dress for Success is an organization that assists women, especially those in poverty, to secure employment and become financially independent. In addition to the provision of professional attire, Dress for Success supports women’s professional development, success, and gender equality.

Each month, the Munley Law firm’s entire staff dedicate themselves to a different cause or non-profit organization.

Some local causes include: Valley View High School, Riverside High School, Judi Hartridge Memorial Fund, Maple Hill Rescue, raising funds for a local man in need of  a kidney transplant, Back Mountain Food Pantry, the family of slain PA state trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson (PSP Strong), and the St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen.

Additionally, we have joined with:

Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a regional non-profit working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Everhart Museum

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The Everhart museum is a nationally recognized museum in Scranton displaying temporary and permanent exhibitions of art, science, and natural history.

Meals on Wheels

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Meals on Wheels NEPA relies on volunteers and charitable donations to provide meals for economically disadvantaged adults in our community.

The Raskin Foundation

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The Raskin Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to education, animal welfare, and curative disease.

Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation

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Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation is a national leader in colon cancer awareness, prevention, and treatment.

Disabled American Veterans

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DAV is the longest-lasting veterans advocacy group in the country. Thy are dedicated to helping disabled veterans and their families obtain benefits, representing their interests before local, state, and federal governments, and providing community outreach and volunteer programs.

The American Heart Association

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The AHA is the nation’s oldest, largest organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. They provide public health education to lawmakers, health professionals, and the general public.

Building Homes for Heroes

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Founded in 2006, Building Homes for Heroes is devoted to building or modifying homes for veterans and their families, as well as providing financial planning services, family funding, and emergency support.

The Lupus Foundation of America

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Through research, education, and patient advocacy, the Lupus Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for Lupus patients. They work to ensure that people with lupus have access to better  treatment and are diagnosed sooner.

The ALS Association

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The ALS Association is the nation’s only non-profit devoted to fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease. They aim to improve quality of life for those with ALS and lead the nation in research, public education, and patient advocacy.

Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania

Prevent PA Child Abuse

The Pennsylvania chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America aims to prevent abuse and neglect of all children in PA. They raise public awareness, work  to change public policy, and build prevention programs for children, caregivers, and parents.

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I contacted Julia about a car accident I had, and I met with her and she was very polite and very kind, and told me she was gonna help me through this experience that I’d never gone through before. She and her team answered my calls, my questions, and my concerns for everything and anything I needed. Also she and her team made me feel like a part of their family and I thank them very much for their experience. David, Car Accident Client

Dan Munley was wonderful and was always within a phone call away. I always felt he was available to me at any time. It was such a wonderful feeling knowing that there was always someone in my corner taking care of me. He always came through. Always. I would recommend Dan Munley to anyone! Marie, Personal Injury Client

Marion is a tremendous lawyer and leader within the legal community. She cares deeply about her clients. I have always known her to overcome every obstacle in even the most difficult cases – to achieve justice for her clients. When it comes to personal injury lawyers in Pennsylvania – she is in a very select group of top trial lawyers. Jason Studinski, Attorney at Studinski Law, LLC

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