Robert W. Munley

Areas of Practice: Civil Trial Attorney
Years in Practice: 55
Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV® PreeminentTM  5.0 / 5.0

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

Robert W. Munley founded the firm 1959 and in 2014 celebrates his fifty-fifth year of practicing law.  Over the course of his career he has represented thousands of individuals and their families.  Today, the firm he started continues in the tradition of excellence he worked to establish.

  • Listed in “Best Lawyers in America”
  • Certified Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Past President, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Robert’s Education…

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

Robert’s Notable Cases…

  • Majdic v. Cincinnati Machine Co., 537 A.2d 334 (Pa. Super. 1988)
  • Mecca v. Lukasik, 530 A.2d 1334 (Pa. Super. 1987)
  • Robbins v. Yamaha, 98 F.R.D. 36 (1983) (MD Pa 1983)
  • O’Malley v. Peerless Petroleum, 423 A.2d 1251 (Pa. Super. 1980)

Robert’s Professional Affiliations…

  • Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Member, U.S. Supreme Court
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Past President
  • Luzerne County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors of the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, Past President
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • Diplomat of the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Fellow, Roscoe Pound Foundation
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates

What Robert is also proud of…

  • Listed in “Best Lawyers in America” from inception to present
  • Named Super Lawyer by Pennsylvania Magazine (top 5% of all Pennsylvania Lawyers) 2005-2014
  • Listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Problems in Product Liability Cases/Experts, May, 1998
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Rules of Civil Procedure, January, 1998
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Slip and Fall Cases/Invitees, September, 1997
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Pleading and Proving Damages in Personal Injury Cases/Loss of Future Income, March, 1997
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Common Evidentiary Issues in Personnel Injury Cases/Similar Accidents and Subsequent Repairs, January 1997
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Pennsylvania Automobile Act, October, 1996
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Uniontown, PA, Attitude of Jurors, 1996
  • Widener University & Kings College, The Law of Legal Advertising, 1993
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Summer Convention, The Law of Legal Advertising, 1993
  • National Litigation Conference, Vail, Colorado, Big Truck Litigation, 1991
  • Dickinson School of Law, Trial Tactics, 1991
  • ATLA, New Orleans, Preparing Head Injury Cases, 1990
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Orlando, Florida, Handling Brain Damage Cases, 1990
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Orlando, Florida, Head Injury Litigation, 1990

Robert’s Family & Community…

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Landmark College, Putney, Vermont
  • Board Member, Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Robert is married to Bernadine Munley and is the proud father of three sons and three daughters—all attorneys

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