Brian S. Chacker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Gay & Chacker, P.C.
 | 1731 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-567-7955
Fax: 215-567-6809
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    As an attorney with Gay Chacker & Mittin, P.C., in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Brian S. Chacker provides high-quality counsel and representation to clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey who have legal needs in the following practice areas:

    ·         Medical malpractice litigation

    ·         Personal injury

    ·         Premises liability

    ·         Commercial litigation

    ·         Real estate litigation

    ·         Landlord-tenant disputes

    ·         Civil rights

    After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Chacker attended Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. Both the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year. Additionally, Mr. Chacker is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

    A dedicated professional, Mr. Chacker remains actively involved in several professional organizations, including the executive committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Temple American Inn of Court, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society, and the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania bar associations. He has also held classes and seminars on topics related to settlement negotiations and tort case evaluations.

    Devoted to helping those in his community, Mr. Chacker is also a member of the Bar Foundation's Young Lawyers Division of the Andrew Hamilton Circle. This philanthropic organization, which is part of the Philadelphia Bar Association, helps provide access to legal services for the poor, the elderly, the disabled and the children who are victims of abuse and neglect.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 90%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2012

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    About Brian Chacker

    Admitted: 1999, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: https://www.gayandchacker.com/about-the-firm/brian-s-chacker...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list of top lawyers in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia magazine, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyres list of top lawyers in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Magazine, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Board of Directors for Work To Ride, 2012
    • Member of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 2012
    • Member, Board of Directors for Work To Ride, 2011
    • Member, Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 2011
    • Moderator and Planner for Chancellor's Forum, "A Conversation With Law School Deans", 2011
    • Member, Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 2010
    • Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2009
    • Chair-Elect, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2008
    • Treasurer, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2007
    • Member, Executive Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2006
    • Member, Executive Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2005
    • Member, Executive Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2004
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2003
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2001
    • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2000
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
    • New Jersey, 1999
    • Pennsylvania, 1999
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, President of Young Lawyers Division, Attorney Mentoring Committee , Co-chair
    • Member, Bar Foundation, Young Lawyers Andrew Hamilton Circle
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, President of Young Lawyers Division, Community Outreach Committee
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, President of Young Lawyers Division, Andrew Hamilton Circle
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, President of Young Lawyers Division, Civil Litigation Section
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, President of Young Lawyers Division, Executive Committee
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, President of Young Lawyers Division, Status/Diversity Committee
    • Philadelphia Bar Association,  President of Young Lawyers Division, Champions of Caring
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, Brandeis Law Society
    • Member, Temple American Inn of Court
    • Member, Spring Gala Event Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “Evaluation of Cases and Settlement Negotiation” For the City of Philadelphia Legal Department Continuing Legal Education Program, July 29, 2014

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1996
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    Office Location for Brian S. Chacker

    1731 Spring Garden Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19130

    Phone: 215-567-7955

    Fax: 215-567-6809

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