Thomas Waffenschmidt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in South Williamsport, PA

The Waffenschmidt Law Firm, LLC
 | 811 South Market Street, South Williamsport, PA 17702
Phone: 800-599-9204
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German
Attorney Profile

President of The Waffenschmidt Law Firm, LLC, Thomas Waffenschmidt represents those dealing with personal injuries in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Bradford, Clinton, Montour County, Northumberland, Potter County, Sullivan County, Tioga and Union. Fluent in French, German and English, he is highly qualified to represent those whose lives have been changed by the negligent actions of another. 

Mr. Waffenschmidt earned a Bachelor of Arts, graduating summa cum laude from Slippery Rock University before earning a Juris Doctor in 1990 from the Georgetown University Law Center. Currently, he is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has an Avvo “Superb” rating from previous clients.

Handling matters of motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability, dog bite injury, workers’ compensation, legal malpractice and Marcellus Shale issues, Mr. Waffenschmidt has over 35 years of experience and millions of dollars recovered.

While he is president of the Lycoming Law Association, he is also a member of several other professional organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the board of governors for the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Lycoming County Democratic Party. Those who have been injured at the hands of another may schedule a free consultation with Mr. Waffenschmidt and benefit from his experience handling thousands of personal injury cases over the course of his career.

* 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): 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 - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Professional Liability (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: 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 - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018

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About Thomas Waffenschmidt

Admitted: 1990, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.waffenlaw.com/About/Thomas-Waffenschmidt.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • AVVO Rated Superb 10/10

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Lycoming County Democratic Party, Member, 1999 - Present  
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Governors, 1999 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Lycoming Law Association, President
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1993  
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • Pennsylvania, 1990

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "The Ins and Outs of Securities Arbitration," The Barrister, Vol. XXIII, No. 1, Spring, 1992  
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, Articles Editor, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, 1989 - 1990

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith v. Staiman, 771 F. Supp.102 (M.D. Pa. 1991) 
  • Ledger v. Eddy, 710 A.2d 1227 (Pa. Super. 1998)

Educational Background:

  • Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude, 1987
Office Location for Thomas Waffenschmidt

811 South Market Street
South Williamsport, PA 17702

Phone: 800-599-9204

 

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Last Updated: 10/5/2017

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