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SCRANTON, PA, May 17, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. personal injury law firm Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. is pleased to announce that Founder and President Melissa A. Scartelli and Managing Partner Peter Paul Olszewski, Jr. have been named 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who, through a peer review and independent research process, have been identified as attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania's 50,000 lawyers and the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming Pennsylvania lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including verdicts and settlements; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; pro bono and community service efforts; and scholarly lectures and writings. The ultimate objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for other practitioners and consumers searching for legal counsel.
Scartelli has been representing seriously injured plaintiffs in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania for more than 20 years. Her areas of practice include automobile accidents, auto defects, construction and workplace accidents, defective drugs and medical devices, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, product liability, and more. She is one of only a few female Pennsylvania attorneys to achieve the exclusive Civil Trial Advocate certification, and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
With more than 30 years of litigation experience, Olszewski focuses his practice on criminal defense, medical malpractice in Pennsylvania and personal injury matters. He previously served as District Attorney of Luzerne County and a Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge. The legal skills and experience he gained as a prosecutor and judge are invaluable benefits to his criminal defense clients in private practice. A member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Luzerne County Bar Association, Olszewski previously was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Criminal Trial Specialist in recognition of excellence in the trial of complex criminal cases.
About Scartelli Olszewski, P.C.: Founded in 2001, Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. handles personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of auto and truck accident victims, malpractice victims and other injured individuals and their families, as well as criminal defense. Practice areas include medical malpractice, automobile accidents, tractor trailer accidents, auto defects, criminal defense, defective drugs and medical devices, insurance bad faith, liquor liability, nursing home negligence, premises liability, and product liability. Scartelli Olszewski is small enough to care, yet large enough to win for their clients in the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., region. To learn more about the firm, visit http://www.scartelli.com.
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