Jonathan J. Russell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Doylestown, PA

Drake, Hileman & Davis, P.C.
 | Bailiwick Office Campus, 252 W. Swamp Road, Suite 15
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-2088
Fax: 215-348-7069
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jonathan J. Russell is a shareholder, director and principal member of Drake, Hileman & Davis, P.C. Since joining the law firm in 1993, Mr. Russell has focused his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on personal injury law. His firm has five law offices throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, located in Doylestown, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and Stroudsburg. The multiple office locations ensure victims of negligence from Philadelphia to the nearby counties of New Jersey can conveniently access his services.

Mr. Russell earned his law degree from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 1992. Later that same year, he was admitted to the bars of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. He is also admitted to practice before U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Over the past 25 years, attorney Russell has built a reputation as one of the region's leading personal injury attorneys. As a result, he has a "10" rating from Avvo, and he has received both a BV-Distinguished peer-review rating* and a Preeminent client-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is an invitation-only organization limited to attorneys who have secured $1 million or more in a verdict or settlement.

Mr. Russell is active not only in the courtroom but also in the legal community. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (90%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2006

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About Jonathan Russell

Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.dhdlaw.com/attorneys/jonathan-j-russell/

Honors/Awards:

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star", 2006
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2011 - 2019
  • Alumni Achievement Award, Eastern Nazarene College, October 16, 2009
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Certified Member, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Bucks County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges for 15 years

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania resulted in $500,000 settlement., 2017
  • Motor Vehicle Accident in Northampton County, Pennsylvania resulted in $200,000 settlement., 2018
  • Negligence claim against landowner for failing to maintain recreational equipment on the property resulted in settlement of $350,000 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania., 2017
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in Bucks County, resulted in $262,500 settlement., 2017
  • Motor vehicle accident, with no treatment at the scene resulted in $215,000 settlement in Bucks County, Pennsylvania., 2018
  • Slip and Fall accident in Monroe County, resulted in $225,000 settlement., 2018
  • Slip and Fall accident in Lehigh County resulted in $150,000 settlement, 2018
  • Slip and Fall Accident in Northampton County, resulted in $235,000 settlement., 2018
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, resulted in $290,000.00 Settlement.
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in Bucks County, resulted in $300,000 settlement. , 2018
  • Verdict of $2,003,660.67 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, for a wrongful death and survival action.
  • Slip and Fall in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, resulted in $192,000.00 settlement.
  • Auto Collision in Allentown, Pennsylvania, resulted in a Million Dollar combined settlement.
  • Keys v. Viking Ins. Co., Pa. Dist. & Cnty. Dec. LEXIS 203 (2001)
  • Trip and Fall Accident in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, resulted in a $750,000.00 settlement.
  • Trip and Fall on sidewalk resulted in $100,000.00 settlement in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
  • $490,000.00 Federal Arbitration Award for motor vehicle collision in New Jersey.
  • Motor Vehcile Accident Arbitration Award of $83,000.00 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
  • Product Defect in Allentown, Pennsylvania resulted in $290,000.00 settlement.
  • Slip and Fall in Allentown, Pennsylvania, resulted in $36,232.66 jury verdict in Lehigh County.
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resulted in $230,000.00 settlement.
  • Trucking Collision in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, resulted in a $1,073,000.00 settlement.
  • Kukoly v. World Factory, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores East L.P., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45414 (2007)
  • Auto Accident in New Jersey, resulted in $900,000.00 arbitration award.
  • Rowe v. Hinkle, Pa. Dist. & Cnty. Dec. LEXIS 25 (1998)
  • Motorcycle Accident in Monroe County, Pennsylvania resulted in $500,000.00 settlement.
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania resulted in $111,330.00 verdict in Monroe County.
  • Motorcycle collision in Northampton County, Pennsylvania resulted in $340,000.00 settlement.
  • Dog Bite in Easton, Pennsylvania, resulted in $37,469.91 jury verdict in Northampton County.
  • Motor vehicle collision in Warren County, New Jersey resulted in $235,000.00 settlement.
  • Verdict of $1,673,000.00 for Survival Action in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
  • Slip and Fall on ice in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania resulted in $175,000.00 settlement.
  • Trucking Accident in Monroe County, Pennsylvania resulted in $1,000,000.00 settlement.
  • Reusswig v. Erie Ins., Pa. Dist. & Cnty. Dec. LEXIS 129 (2000)
  • Rear-end Collision in New Jersey resulted in $500,000.00 settlement.
  • Motor Vehicle Accident resulted in $155,000.00 settlement in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in East Allen Township, Pennsylvania resulted in a $395,000.00 settlement.
  • Motor Vehicle Collision in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania resulted in $52,286.48 verdict in Monroe County.

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Educational Background:

  • Eastern Nazarene College, Bachelors Degree, 1989
Office Location for Jonathan J. Russell

Bailiwick Office Campus
252 W. Swamp Road, Suite 15
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 215-348-2088

Fax: 215-348-7069

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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