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PIOGA Announces Staff Additions

Two senior staff members added to support the organization’s growing membership Wexford, PA, May 3 – The Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association today announced the addition of two senior staff members to support the organization’s growing...

Attorney Profile: Paul T. Oven

Paul T. Oven Job: Personal Injury Attorney, at DLP Law Profile: Concentration: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, and Commercial Litigation * 2005, 2006 and 2007 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star * Board Certified by the National Board of...

Attorney Profile: Brian G. Price

Brian G. Price Job: Personal Injury Attorney, at DLP Law Profile: Concentration: Civil Litigation With Emphasis On Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Dog Bites, Product Defects, Medical Malpractice And Bad Faith Claims. * University Of Pennsylvania – 1989 * United...

Attorney Profile: Thomas P. Cummings

Thomas P. Cummings

Job: Personal Injury Attorney, at DLP Law

Profile:

Concentration: Litigation in the fields of Workers\’ Compensation, Employment Law, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Commercial Litigation.

* Pennsylvania Bar Association (Workers\’ Compensation Section and Civil Litigation Section) – Member

* Pennsylvania Association For Justice- Member

* Northeastern Pennsylvania Association For Justice- Member

* National Organization of Social Security Claimants\’ Representatives – Member

* Lackawanna Bar Association (Scranton, Pennsylvania) (Board Member, Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1991-1993 Secretary, Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1994-1995; Vice-President, Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1995-1996; President Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1997; Member of Executive Board, 1994-1998; Bar Association Finance Committee, 1996 Civil Rules Committee, 1996-1999; Judiciary Committee, 1996-1998)

* Lackawanna County Pro-Bono, Inc. – Executive Board Member, 1998-2003

* Lecturer – Lackawanna County Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference

* Lecturer- Northeastern Pennsylvania Association For Justice Annual Workers\’ Compensation “Boot Camp”

Biography: Thomas P. Cummings has been a Partner with Dougherty, Leventhal & Price, LLP since
1996 has been with the firm since 1991. He focuses his practice on workers\’ compensation and Social Security Disability cases.

Tom works primarily from DLP\’s Moosic, Pa. office and is a certified member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants\’ Representatives. He has held various Board positions with the Lackawanna County Bar Association (Board Member, Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1991-1993 Secretary, Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1994-1995; Vice-President, Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1995-1996; President Young Lawyers\’ Division, 1997; Member of Executive Board, 1994-1998; Bar Association Finance Committee, 1996 Civil Rules Committee, 1996-1999; Judiciary Committee, 1996-1998) and has lectured at various Bar functions, including the People\’s Law Scholl and the Annual Bench/Bar Conference.

In addition, he offered seminar presentations for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the National Business Institute and Northeastern Pennsylvania Association For Justice. He is a member of the Lackawanna County Bar Association, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Association For Justice, American Association of Justice, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association For Justice.

Tom received his Undergraduate Degree from the University of Scranton (cum laude) and graduated from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University.

Attorney Profile: Judith Gardner Price

Judith Gardner Price

Job: Personal Injury Attorney, at DLP Law

Profile:

Concentration: Personal Injury and Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Domestic Law, Workers\’ Compensation and Criminal Defense, Wills and Estates.

Biography: Judy Price came to Northeastern Pennsylvania from Philadelphia in 1980 following receipt of her Juris Doctorate Degree from Temple University School of Law. For the past 20 years Judy has been affiliated with the law firm of Dougherty, Leventhal & Price, L.L.P. concentrating her practice in domestic and criminal law, wills and estates, and personal injury and civil litigation.

In 1989 Judy co-founded the St. Joseph\’s Girls Biddy Basketball League for the City of Scranton where she served as the Executive Director of the League, team coach, all-star coach, and league referee for 15 years. Judy also served as coach with the Minooka Babe Ruth Baseball League and the Connell Park Girls Softball League.

In 1989 Judy received certification as a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Instructor and for six years instructed students in grades one through eight at Nativity of Our Lord School in South Scranton. At Natvity of Our Lord School Judy also served as Director of the Annual Children\’s Christmas “Give-A-Gift” Program for several years and was active in the school\’s Parent-Teacher Association.

Judy is presently a member of the Board of Directors of Lackawanna County Catholic Social Services, a member of the Diocese of Scranton Pastoral Council, former member of the College of Misericordia Board of Trustees and former National President of the College Misericordia Alumni Association.

Professionally, Judy has served for 13 years as a Certified Mediator with the United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and has been a Solicitor for various county and municipal authorities including the Scranton Municipal Parking Authority, City Controller\’s Office, Lackawanna County Board of Assessment Appeals, and Lackawanna County Bureau of Children and Youth Services and Area Agency on Aging. Judy also served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Lackawanna County District Attorney\’s Office.

Judy is a member of the Lackawanna Bar Association where she served as both Secretary and Senior Director, the Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and the Federal Bar Association of the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Judy is married to Attorney Joseph Price and they are the parents of four children, Judith Ann, Colleen, Joseph, and James.

Attorney Profile: Patrick E. Dougherty

Patrick E. Dougherty

Job: Attorney, at DLP Law

Contributions:

Concentration: Civil Litigation limited to Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice

  • National Board of Civil Trial Advocacy, Board Certified
  • President of the NEPA Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocacy;
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the PA Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the House of Delegates of the PA Bar Association
  • Member of the Luzerne County Bar Association
  • Lecturer for the PA Trial Lawyers Association and the PA Bar Institute

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Patrick E. Dougherty named a Top 100 Lawyer in the State of Pennsylvania