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Joseph A. George

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: 724-761-2094
Fax: 724-658-8013
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Luxenberg Garbett Kelly George, P.C., Joseph A. George divides his practice between workers' compensation matters and personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Working out of the firm's office in New Castle, Pennsylvania, he represents clients from throughout the surrounding areas, including Butler, Beaver Falls, Ellwood City and Cranberry Township. Mr. George's workers' compensation experience involves assisting people who have been injured on the job or who have developed an occupational disease to obtain their rightful benefits under their employer's insurance coverage. He also provides advocacy at subsequent hearings if their claims have been disputed or denied.

In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. George helps clients who have suffered harm due to the negligence of other parties and who are seeking appropriate compensation for their losses. The types of cases that Mr. George has handled have arisen out of motor vehicle accidents, nursing home neglect, premises liability, defective products and medical malpractice, and he has been successful in obtaining numerous sizable settlements and jury awards. His achievements have not gone unnoticed by his colleagues, who have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

A Pennsylvania native, Mr. George attended the University of Pittsburgh as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1988. He subsequently enrolled at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1996. Mr. George was an associate at another personal injury law firm before joining Luxenberg Garbett Kelly George, P.C., in 2000. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. George's professional memberships include the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice and Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.


*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

About Joseph A. George

First Admitted: 1996, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.lgkg.com/Attorneys/Joseph-A-George.shtml

Honors/Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Educational Background

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - Bachelor of Arts, 1988
  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA - Juris Doctor, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Admitted to Pennsylvania Bar, 1996
  • Admitted to Ohio Bar, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - President's Club, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lawrence County Bar Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Licensed in Ohio, 1997
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Office Location for Joseph A. George

315 North Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16101

Phone: 724-761-2094

Fax: 724-658-8013

Last Updated: 12/22/2021

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