Julia K. Munley


Areas of Practice: Personal Injury Litigation & Worker’s Compensation
Years in Practice: 23

Email: jmunley@munley.com  |   Phone: 844-686-5397

Julia has represented more than a thousand individuals and their families in personal injury cases and worker’s compensation cases.  If you want an attorney who will stand with you and fight for you, call Julia today for a consultation.

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy 2008, Recertified 2013
  • Member of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Former Law clerk to the Honorable Stephen J. McEwen, Jr., Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Chosen as a Top 25 Women Business Professionals for 2013, Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal
  • Named Super Lawyer by Pennsylvania Magazine, 2015

Julia’s Education…

  • Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA, Juris Doctor, 1992
  • Marywood University, Scranton, PA, B.A. magna cum laude, 1987

Julia’s Notable Cases…

  • Cooke v. PennDOT, et al, Northhampton County, jury verdict September 27, 2010 for plaintiff affirmed on appeal January 27, 2012 by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, concerning defective roadway design which led to serious injuries sustained by the passenger plaintiff. September 27, 2010                                                                                                        .
  • Shovlin v. The Woodlands, et al, Luzerne County, jury verdict for plaintiff March 27, 2003 affirmed on appeal by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania October 2004

Julia’s Professional Affiliations…

  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Admitted to Practice before U.S. Court of Appeals before the Third Circuit
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member of the Federal Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers of America
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association
  • Luzerne County Law and Library Association
  • Founding Member and Past Officer of Association of Women Lawyers of Lackawanna County
  • Former Board of Directors, The Lackawanna Bar Association

What Julia is also proud of…

  • Named to Top 100 Trial Lawyers in PA by National Trial Lawyers AssociationRecognition for Dedication and Commitment in Representing Victim of the World Trade Center Disaster before the September 11th Compensation Fund through Trial Lawyers Care presented by Trial Lawyers Care and The Association of Trial Lawyers of America at the ATLA annual convention Boston, Mass., 2004
  • Officer, Board of Directors, St Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen, Scranton, PA
  • Advocate of the National College of Advocacy
  • Lackawanna Bar Association Committees – Lease Committee, Personnel Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Induction Ceremony Committee, Public Relations Committee

Julia’s Family & Community…

  • Volunteer, Hope Clinic, providing free legal services to those in need
  • Board of Directors, Goodwill Industries
  • Chairperson,  Board of Directors, Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority
  • Officer, Board of Directors, St Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen, Scranton, PA
  • Elected Delegate, The Democratic National Convention, 10th Congressional District, Pennsylvania (1996)
  • Julia is the daughter of Judge James M. Munley, (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania), and Dr. Kathleen P. Munley, Professor, Marywood University
  • Julia is married to Attorney Patrick Rogan and lives in Clarks Summit, PA

Client Testimonies for Julia…

“Julia Munley is not only experienced, educated, knowledgeable, and persistent, she is also warm, compassionate, and understanding. I cannot stress the comfort we felt knowing she was on our side fighting for us. She is HUGE HEARTED in the office and a SHARK in the courtroom. She has gone above and beyond to fight for our rights and compensation. She doesn’t take no for an answer until she reaches her goal. She has gone out of her way in so many ways to comfort us thru this fight. Julia is not only a TOP NOTCH attorney, she is an amazing woman as well. She also has the most professional efficient assistants working with her fighting for u and your rights. She will always be my one and only choice for legal advice. True to her word “In your corner and ready to fight” … Thank you Julia for everything you’ve done for us. I cannot thank you enough. You’ve left a mark on our hearts.”

Karen, a personal injury client

“A ‘down-to-earth, people person’ who is compassionate and empathetic; highly competent attorney with a great support staff; Julia Munley and her law firm have a long tradition of aggressive and effective client representation. You will not be disappointed. She has been very thorough and thoughtful with my files.”

-Olivetti, a Personal Injury Client