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Edward A. Monsky

Joining Munley Law in 2020, Ed Monsky brings more than 35 years of experience in representing people  and businesses in motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, professional liability and workers’ compensation claims throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Currently he focuses on pre-litigation and workers’ compensation cases

At the beginning of his illustrious legal career, Ed served as law clerk for the Honorable Forrest Schaeffer of the Berks County Court of Common Pleas. Since then, he has participated in 25 jury trials and hundreds of arbitration/ administrative hearings throughout Northeast and Central Pennsylvania and federal courts.  Additionally, Ed has expertise in Social Security disability claims, preparing wills, powers of attorney and living wills, and representing clients who serve as the personal representative of estates. 

Originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania, Ed earned a B.A. from the Haverford College, his M.A. from University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Washington University School of Law. Ed is an active member of the community and has served as President of Lackawanna Pro Bono, an organization that provides legal services in civil matters to indigent clients, as well as a board member of the Lackawanna Bar Association.

Notable Cases

  • Shepard v. Kemp, 912 F. Supp. 120 (M.D. Pa)
  • Wolfe by Wolfe v. Stroudsburg Area School District, 688 A.2d 1245
  • Overfield v. Ohio Casualty Ins. Co., 100 Lacka 103, 39 Pa. D. & C. 4th548
  • Hunter v. Carbondale Area School District, 13 Pa. D. & C. 4th 27
  • Davis V. Steigerwalt, 822 A.2d 22 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2003)

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, Juris Doctor
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Master of Arts,  Sociology
  • Haverford College, Haverford, PA, Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Former Board Member
  • Lackawanna Pro Bono, Past President (2014-2016)
  • Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency, Executive Board Member

Speaking Engagements

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lecturer, Professional Liability
  • National Business Institute, Lecturer, Seminars on Estate Administration

Family & Community

  • Elan Gardens Personal Care Home, Past President, Current Member of the Board of Directors
  • Scranton Jewish Community Center, Past President

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