Caroline M. Munley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Scranton, PA

Munley Law
 | 227 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: 570-865-4699
Selected To Rising Stars: 2006 - 2008, 2010, 2013
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Caroline M. Munley is the managing partner at Munley Law, which has five total offices located across Pennsylvania. A highly rated, award-winning attorney with more than 12 years of legal experience, Ms. Munley devotes her practice to personal injury litigation and workers' compensation, and she has earned a reputation as a fierce advocate for the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and their families.

A 1997 graduate of The University of Scranton, Ms. Munley attended Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2003 and received the Barrister Award for Achievement in the field of Trial Advocacy. Along with practicing before all Pennsylvania state courts, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Munley has helped recover millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for her plaintiff clients, and she has received numerous awards and honors for her impeccable professionalism and service. Among her most notable accolades, Ms. Munley holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a Lawyers of Distinction designation.

In addition, The Best Lawyers in America has recognized her as one of the leading trial advocates in the country, and she has received top lawyer designations from various trade publications and The National Trial Lawyers association.

Ms. Munley has achieved this level of success through her commitment to those she serves, and she always strives to help her clients achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for their situations, no matter their level of complexity. Ms. Munley is a compassionate lawyer who genuinely cares about helping her clients through their difficult and uncertain times while aggressively fighting to help them protect their rights and entitlements.

Regarded as a leader in her field, Ms. Munley has several publications to her credit, and she is very active in several local, state and national legal organizations. She once served on the board of directors of the Lackawanna Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division, and she has also served on a number of the association's committees. Dedicated to her local community as well, Ms. Munley is a board member of the Scranton Club as well as the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art.

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Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Workers' Compensation


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Rising Stars: 2006 - 2008, 2010, 2013

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About Caroline Munley

Admitted: 2004, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Pennsylvania Magazine’s Rising Star Super Lawyer, 2006 - 2013
  • Barrister Award for Achievement in the field of Trial Advocacy, Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law
  • Named to Top 100 Trial Lawyers in PA by National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Named Top 25 Women in Business
  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named Northeast’s Top 20 Under 40
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • Annual list produced by Best Lawyers. , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers
  • Top 100 Irish-American lawyers., Irish Legal 100, The Irish Voice , 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Paralegal Advisory Board, McCann School of Business and Technology
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Red Mass Committee, 2009
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Public Relations Committee, 2009
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Golf Outing Committee, 2009
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2009
  • Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Section, Lackawanna County Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Member, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Lackawanna Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board member, the Scranton Club
  • Family to Family Thanksgiving Food Basket Program
  • Board of Trustees, Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, “Make Seat Belts Mandatory on School Buses,” The Scranton Times-Tribune, December 2016
  • Author, “Drugged Driving Poses Greater Highway Risk,” The Scranton Times-Tribune, March 2015


  • Kyle Kelly v. Isabel Lopez, Proud 2 Haul, Inc. 2014 11-CV-446A case in which a young man was severely injured in a highway accident with two tractor trailers, 2014
  • Farmers v. Angerson 2008 – WL – 238622 (MD PA)
  • Stevens v. Canyon Environmental Award: $8 Million, 2018

Educational Background:

  • University of Scranton, 1997
  • Middlebury College, Language School
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Office Location for Caroline M. Munley

227 Penn Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503

Phone: 570-865-4699

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Last Updated: 3/21/2019

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