John P. Finnerty

75 Glenmaura National Blvd

Moosic, PA 18507

About John P. Finnerty

Attorney Finnerty has been representing clients in Northeastern Pennsylvania with Dougherty Leventhal & Price, LLP for over twenty-five (25) years. His practice focuses on workers’ compensation, auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, estate planning, and estate administration.  John also serves as the Solicitor for the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County and the Buck Township Zoning Hearing Board, and as a Labor Counsel for Pittston Township.  Attorney Finnerty has earned an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubble.  Throughout his career, John has lectured to his fellow attorneys on numerous occasions at seminars hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.   


Bar Admissions


1996 Pennsylvania Supreme Court


1996 U.S. District Court for the Middle District Pennsylvania


1998 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Pro Bono/Community Service

Active in the community, John serves as President of the Minooka Neighborhood Association, Treasurer of the Minooka Babe Ruth League, and he is Past Chairman of St. Joseph’s Church’s Annual Picnic. He is a lector at Divine Mercy Parish and he is very active in coaching youth sports. Additionally, John and his fellow DLP attorneys in the firm’s Moosic Office have received the Equal Access to Justice Award from Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc. for the volunteer legal services they have provided to those in need each year for the past ten (10) years.


Attorney Finnerty is a graduate of the University of Scranton where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Accounting and a Master’s (M.B.A.) Degree in Business Administration. In 1996, John graduated Cum Laude from Widener University School of Law where he distinguished himself as a member of the Trial Advocacy Honor Society.

Special Licenses/ Certifications

Certified Arbitrator – Better Business Bureau


Attorney Finnerty resides in Scranton, PA. He and his wife are the proud parents of four children. You may contact John at the Moosic Office of Dougherty Leventhal & Price, LLP at 570-347-1011, or you may e-mail him at



Pennsylvania Association for Justice


Pennsylvania Bar Association


Lackawanna Bar Association


Northeastern Pennsylvania Association For Justice


Minooka Neighborhood Association

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