Joseph P. Stampone

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania

Stampone O'Brien Dilsheimer Law
Joseph P. Stampone
Stampone O'Brien Dilsheimer Law

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Construction Litigation, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1981

Education: Western New England University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2017 - 2023

Stampone O'Brien Dilsheimer Law

500 Cottman Avenue
Cheltenham, PA 19012 Visit website


Joseph P. Stampone is the founder and the principal shareholder of the Philadelphia-based law firm of Stampone Law. As the managing shareholder of the firm, he focuses on cases that pertain to a variety of civil litigation and transactional matters, including complex personal injury cases. He has an extensive record of success and takes great pride in helping clients from Philadelphia and from Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware counties seek positive outcomes in cases pertaining to the following:

·         Auto accidents

·         Product liability

·         Construction accidents

·         Medical malpractice

·         Commercial transactions

·         Workers’ compensation

·         Hospitality and restaurant management

Mr. Stampone earned his law degree from Western New England University School of Law in 1980, graduating at the top of his class. He then received admittance to the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also has permission to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Tax Court.

Respected for his accomplishments on behalf of his clients, he has a “Superb” 10 out of 10 rating from Avvo. As a testament to his professionalism and the continued success of his firm, Mr. Stampone was also included on the list of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Stampone is a dual citizen of both the United States and Italy, and he remains deeply connected to his local community and his family. He is the longtime past president of the National Italian American Political Action Committee and he is a Board Member of The SuperHero Project, an organization which supports neonatal intensive care hospital units across many states.  He is a past recipient of Pennsylvania’s Best Law Firm Mentor by The Legal Intelligencer.

Mr. Stampone's support of the community includes participation in and numerous sponsorships of many health and wellness organizations, some of which include the following:  

          - Named Sponsor of the Philadelphia Women's Triathlon

          - Named Sponsor of the Tri The Wildwoods Triathlon

          - Local participating sponsor of "Life Rolls On", an organization which promotes disabled persons participation in events such as "They Will Surf Again", and other adaptive sports.

          - Sponsor of the O'Brien Memorial Golf Tournament of Drexel University

          - Sponsor/Owner of the NorGwynn Adult Baseball Team in the Perkiomen Valley Twilight League

          - Active Sponsor of the Cheltenham Arts Center and The Metropolitan Ballet

          - Named Sponsor of the Wild Harbor Tri-Club

          - Sponsor of the DeSatnick Foundation Escape the Cape Triathlon

          - Sponsor of the Bicycle Circuit of the Atlantic City Triathlon

          - Active Contributor to Community Legal Services

          - Sponsor of the Miss Teen NJ Scholarship Fund

          - Sponsor of "Our Immigrant Stories" for the Italian-American Herald

In 2021, Mr. Stampone was the driving force behind the planning, production, and painting of a community based mural entitled "Lady Justice".  The mural contains a prominent quotation by Martin Luther King, Jr., which reads "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere".  The mural was painted by world renowned muralist Eric Okdeh and adorns the law firm building located in Cheltenham, PA.  It has become a well known and prominent part of the Cheltenham community.




Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Construction Litigation: Consumer, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Construction Defects, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dram Shop Laws, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Construction Litigation: Consumer
  • 30% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1981, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

  • $20 Million Dollar Confidential Settlement, Pharmaceutical Appliance...$8 Million Dollar Settlement, Motor Vehicle Accident...$5.4 Million Dollar Settlement for Worker Struck by Forklift...$5 Million Dollar Settlement for Shooting Victim...$3.2 Million Dollar Settlement for Construction Worker Who Fell From a Deck...$3 Million Dollar Award, Bicycle Accident...$3 Million Dollar Settlement for a victim of a trucking accident...$2.6 Million Dollar Settlement for a victim of a violation of liquor license liability...$2.5 Million Dollar Settlement for Civil Rights Violation....$2.1 Million Dollar Settlement for a victim struck by a tractor trailer...$2.250 Million Dollar Settlement for a minor who suffered a wrongful death in a medical malpractice case...$2 Million Dollar Settlement as a result of police misconduct...$2 Million Dollar Settlement for the victim of a security claim related to his employment...$2 Million Dollar Settlement for a Child Injured in a Washing Machine...$1.95 Million Dollar Settlement, Pedestrian Struck By a Tractor Trailer...$1.95 Million Dollar Settlement, Motor Vehicle Accident...$1.5 Million Dollar Settlement, Good Samaritan Struck By a Truck...$1.285 Million for a victim of a motor vehicle accident.....$1.025 Million Dollar Settlement for a roof who fell while using  defective product.....$1.25 Million Dollar Settlement for Victim of Forklift Product Failure...$1.04 Million Dollar Settlement for Victim of Negligent Security...$1 Million Dollar Settlement for Woman Injured in a Defective Elevator...$880,000 Settlement for Fatal Motorcycle Accident...$800,000 Settlement for Iron Worker Who Fell From a Bridge...$700,000 Settlement for Woman Who Slipped and Fell in a Casino...$500,000 Settlement for Heart Attack Victim in Hospital Emergency Room...$450,000 Settlement for Electrician Injured in a Fall....multiple multi-million dollar settlements of confidential cases
Educational Background:
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1979
  • LaSalle University, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Political Science, Honors: Athletic Scholarship, 1976
  • Northeast Catholic High School, 1972
Representative Clients:
  • Max's Grille - Restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida, 2005
  • Drone One Aerial Technology - New business launch/unmanned aerial vehicles, 2016
  • Stampone Umpire Service - Youth/High School umpire service, 2014
  • Max's Harvest - Restaurant in Delray Beach, Florida, 2013
  • Interview for video production of the history or Roseto, Pennsylvania., The Rose Garden, Cinematography, 2016
  • , Philadelphia Life & Suburban Life - Feature Article "Standing Tall, Magazine, 2021
  • , Philadelphia Life & Suburban Life - Cover Story, Magazine, 2021
  • , Philly Style Magazine - Feature Article Top Attorneys, 2019
  • , Lawyers of Distinction, Personal Injury Law, X
  • , America's Top 100 Medical Malpractice Litigators, X, 2021
  • , Philadelphia Life & Suburban Life - Top Attorneys, 2020
  • , Suburban Life - Feature Article "An Imposing Advocate", 2020
  • Philadelphia Inquirer Top Rated Lawyers, 2016
  • , The Legal Intelligencer Professional Excellence Award Winner PA - "Best Law Firm Mentor", 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Lawyers, 2016
  • Cavalieri di Cristo, Templar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ, 2005
  • Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Lawyers, 2018
  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Lawyers, 2018
  • Named as Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®, Philadelphia Magazine
  • Avvo Rating 10.0, Personal Injury, 2016
  • Golden Justice Award, Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Eastern Regional Championships, 2009
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, 2016-2021, NTLA
  • Top Rated Lawyer by AVVO, 2018-2021, AVVO
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2018
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2016
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, National Italian American Political Action Committee, 2005
  • Super Lawyers 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Lawyers, 2017
  • Philadelphia Inquirrer Top Lawyers, 2018
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Selection, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Justinian Society - Selection as "Justinian of the Month", 2021
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • President, National Italian American, Political Action Committee, Washington, D.C.
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • Dinner Chair, NIA-PAC's annual “Carnevale”
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Board Member and Executive Committee, National Italian American since 2000
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Creator and Visionary for "Lady Justice" Mural, Cheltenham Township, PA, 2021
  • Mr. Stampone has been a frequent guest on local radio programs wherein the topics include community based legal advice, as well as topics related to the legal community at large, especially as it relates to the management and operation of a law firm., 2020
  • Named Sponsor of "Tri-the-Wildwoods" Triathlon
  • Founder, Whiz Kids Baseball Program
  • Board Member of The Superhero Project
  • Member, Torresdale-Mayfair-Tacony Lion’s Club
  • Varsity Baseball Coach, The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Sponsor, SuperHero Project
  • Contributor, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 2015
  • Officer and Commissioner, Lower Gwynedd Little League
  • Former Member and Counsel, United Independent Italian American Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • AAU and Perkiomen Valley Twilight Men’s League Baseball
  • Friends of LaSalle University Baseball
  • Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May
  • Member, Order of Sons of Italy in America, Tacony/Mayfair Lodge
  • Coach, American Legion
  • The Justinian Society
  • Sponsor, Dave O'Brien Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Tacony Mayfair Lion's Club
Industry Groups:
  • Automotive
  • Construction Trades
  • Hospitality
  • Medical

Office location for Joseph P. Stampone

500 Cottman Avenue
Cheltenham, PA 19012

Phone: 215-663-0400


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2017 - 2023

Top Lists

Top 100: Philadelphia Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023 Top 100: Pennsylvania Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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