John J. Speicher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wyomissing, PA

The Law Firm of Leisawitz Heller
2755 Century Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone: 610-372-3500
Fax: 610-372-8671
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%), Professional Liability: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil litigation attorney, John J. Speicher is a shareholder at The Law Firm of Leisawitz Heller. He is located in the firm's office in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, and he represents businesses and individuals throughout Berks County. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania since 1976, Mr. Speicher is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Approximately half of Mr. Speicher's practice is devoted to personal injury and wrongful death litigation. In this regard, he represents people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. His cases have included premises liability, defective products, and truck and other motor vehicle accidents, and he has been able to obtain sizable jury awards and negotiate favorable out-of-court settlements on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Mr. Speicher's commercial litigation experience has encompassed contract breaches, shareholder and member disputes, and breaches of fiduciary duties. He also assists clients who have been injured in workplace accidents and who are seeking workers' compensation benefits from their employer's insurance carrier.

Mr. Speicher has earned a great deal of acclaim from his fellow professionals for the high quality of his work and superb ethics, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He majored in history at Denison University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1973. Mr. Speicher then went on to attend what was then known as Temple University School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1976. He is a past president of The Berks County Bar Association and active in his community.

*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
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 30%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About John J. Speicher

Admitted: 1976, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • 100 Top Trial Lawyers of America
  • Berks County Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011 - 2021

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • President, Berks County Bar Association, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chaired the Board of the YMCA of Reading and Berks County
  • Board Member of Community Justice Project
  • United Way of Berks County, Volunteers

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Office Location for John J. Speicher

2755 Century Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Phone: 610-372-3500

Fax: 610-372-8671

Last Updated: 12/7/2020

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