Attorney Joe Price is a seasoned Trial Lawyer serving Northeast, Central, and Southeast Pennsylvania for the past forty-two (42) years. He has handled serious personal injury cases in courts throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Federal system including New Jersey and New York. Attorney Price is A.V. Rated by Martindale Hubble. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1996. He is a lifetime member of the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association of Justice and is a Champion of Justice. He has received various awards including being named a Super Lawyer, and Plaintiff Litigation since 2005. He has been named a Top 100 Trial Attorney and invited to join the Million Dollar Round Table on numerous occasions. Attorney Price is a founding member of the Northeast Trial Lawyers Association and is a frequent lecturer for various local, state and national Trial Lawyer groups. He has been a member of the American Association of Justice for his entire career and has served his local Lackawanna Bar Association as a long time Board Member and President in 2009.
Recently Atty. Price was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to the IOLTA Board of Directors. In 2021 he received the prestigious Pioneer Award from NEPATLA.
Attorney Price has been active in his community during his entire legal career. He led the fight for clean water by founding and heading the Scranton/Lackawanna Water Quality Task Force. He fought the relocation of a major power line through his neighborhood and as a result of the settlement saw the power line placed underground resulting proceeds were used to create the Minooka Athletic Association of which he was President and over saw the construction of a new athletic field for the children from his neighborhood. Attorney Price and his wife, Attorney Judy Price (currently First Assistant District Attorney in Lackawanna County) chaired the 2014 Lackawanna /Wayne Counties United Way Campaign and also chaired the 2016 Bishop’s Annual Appeal. Attorney Price has led many boards during his career, most recently as President of the Board at Saint Joseph Center, President Scranton Canoe Club and current President Lackawanna Pro Bono Inc. He was honored as a Champion of youth by the Scranton Boys & Girls Club. He was also honored by the Boys/Girls Scouts with its Distinguished Citizen Award. He was one of the original volunteer members from Pennsylvania to Trial Lawyers Care, 9/11 Advocates. He represented three (3) families who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
The Prices are the proud parents of four (4) children, Judith Ann Olivetti, Attorney Colleen Kearney, Attorney Joseph Price Jr., and Attorney James Price. They are also the proud grandparents of J.D., Gwen, Leyland, Everett, Margaux, Josephine, Magnus, and Mairaid. A former cross country and basketball coach, Attorney Price now enjoys traveling with his family, sharing in his grandchildren’s activities, running, fishing and golf. He can be reached at the Moosic Office of Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP at (570) 347-1011.
Board Member, Pennsylvania IOLTA
Co-Chair with Judy Price 2014 Lackawanna/Wayne County United Way Campaign
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Philadelphia Magazine; 2005-Present
American Board of Trial Advocates; 1996-Present
President of Lackawanna County Bar Association; 2009
Past President Board of Directors Saint Joseph’s Center Dunmore, Pennsylvania; 2012-2013
Ex Official (Life) Member of the Board of Governors Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
Certified Mediator – Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Court. 20 Year Award. 1995-Present
Past President of Lackawanna Pro Bono
Board of Directors United Way, Member
Performing Arts Authority Lackawanna County, Member
Board of Directors Saint Joseph Center, Chair Audit Committee.
Special Licenses / Certifications
Board Certified Member of the National Board of Civil Trial Advocacy; 1995-Present
American Board of Trial Advocac
Federal Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lackawanna County Performing Arts Authority
Scranton Canoe Club, Member
Founding Member-Committee For Justice For All | NEPATLA
National Association of Distinguished Counsel-Top 1% of Lawyers in America Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Pennsylvania
Recent Articles by Joseph G. Price:
- Pittston Distribution and Warehouse Workers Risk Machinery Injuries
- Pittston Distribution Center and Warehouse Workers are Exposed to Many Hazards and Workplace Accidents and Injuries
- Unsafe Material Handling Practices Cause Injuries to Workers at Pittston Distribution Centers
- Amazon Distribution Center Worker Injured in Conveyor Belt Accident
- LAS LESIONES EN LOS MUELLES DE LOS CENTROS DE DISTRIBUCIÓN DE PITTSTON SE PUEDEN PREVENIR
- Loading Dock Injuries At Pittston Pennsylvania Distribution Centers Can Be Prevented
- Worker Safety At Pittston Pennsylvania Distribution Centers Stressed By Injury Lawyers at DLP Law
- Are COVID-19 Employer Mandated Vaccine Mandates Legal in Pennsylvania?
- Amazon workers have almost twice as many serious injuries as other warehouse workers in Pennsylvania
- As the Pandemic Lessons, Let’s Check our Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Coverages