Charles W. Garbett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New Castle, PA

Luxenberg, Garbett, Kelly & George, P.C.
 | 315 North Mercer Street, New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: 724-658-8535
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A founding partner of the New Castle, Pennsylvania, law firm Luxenberg, Garbett, Kelly & George, P.C., Charles W. Garbett provides compassionate representation for individuals in the New Castle and Pittsburgh areas as well as throughout Western Pennsylvania. He lends nearly four decades of experience to a variety of personal injury cases, including birth injuries, medical malpractice and auto accidents, as well as workers' compensation cases. His firm has secured multiple seven- and eight-figure settlements on behalf of injured clients.

A native of Pennsylvania, Mr. Garbett pursued his undergraduate studies at St. Vincent College in Latrobe before attending law school at Notre Dame, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1975; he graduated from both colleges with high honors. After his admission to the Pennsylvania Bar in the same year, he was admitted to the U.S. District Court for the state's Western District as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. In 1991, he was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Due to his service in the U.S. Army prior to his graduation from Notre Dame, Mr. Garbett is a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran who was awarded four medals, and his legal achievements are equally notable. He has been honored with the distinguished AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he is highly involved in his legal community as well, maintaining memberships in the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, among others.

Mr. Garbett is also firmly dedicated to the betterment of his community. He has been involved with the American Legion and Rotary Club and has helped young lawyers develop their skills as a Beaver County Mock Trial Competition attorney coach for the New Brighton and Riverside teams.

*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 (70%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Charles Garbett

Admitted: 1975, Pennsylvania

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Honors and Awards:

  • A-V Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • Former Member of the Board of Governors
  • Member, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Lawrence County Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Beaver County Mock Trial Competition Attorney Coach, New Brighton/Riverside teams Rotary Club
  • American Legion

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • He was decorated four times being awarded the Vietnamese Combat Medal, the Vietnamese Service Cross, the Army Commendation Medal and the Bronze Star Medal

Educational Background:

  • St Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1968
  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1975
Office Location for Charles W. Garbett

315 North Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16101

Phone: 724-658-8535


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Last Updated: 7/18/2017

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