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Scranton, PA Criminal Defense Lawyers - Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano

Northeastern Pennsylvania law firm defending peopleĀ arrested and charged with DUI, white collar crimes and a rangeĀ of felonies and misdemeanors

At Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano, our experienced Scranton attorneys know how to successfully resolve a wide range of complicated legal cases. Whether you've been arrested and your freedom is at stake or you've been in an accident and suffered financial losses, we can help you get your life back on track.

Serving Northeastern Pennsylvania since in 1962, our law firm has a stellar track record. In case after case, we have consistently helped people with serious legal issues obtain favorable verdicts and settlements.

Our law firm has some of the most experienced attorneys in Lackawanna County. A former two-term District Attorney, a former Chief Public Defender for Lackawanna County and other highly experienced lawyers work tirelessly every day for clients at our law firm. There's no substitute for courtroom experience. There's no substitute for success.

What types of criminal defense cases does Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano handle?

Many cases often take months or years to resolve. Some law firms avoid taking on such complicated cases. We thrive on them, because we know the work we do can make a dramatic difference in the lives of our clients. Some of the cases our legal team handles include:

We also handle many other types of legal cases. Discover what we can do for you. Call our Scranton office today.

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We are the only law firm in Northeastern Pennsylvania that includes a former two term District Attorney and a former Chief Public Defender, as well as one of the few attorneys in Northeastern Pennsylvania certified to defend death penalty cases.

- Paul R. Mazzoni

"Why do I need a Scranton lawyer to handle my legal case?"

If have been arrested, injured in an accident or involved in another type of legal matter, you need an attorney on your side to help you navigate through the minefield that often goes hand in hand with complicated legal cases.

When you have an attorney working for you, you can take an aggressive stance against prosecutors, insurance companies or any other party that stands in your way. That's because experienced lawyers know how to investigate complex cases, one piece of evidence at a time.

The stakes are simply too high to take your chances on your own. If you wait to hire a lawyer, you might miss out on opportunities available to you - from enrolling in Pennsylvania's ARD program for first-time offenders to receiving compensation you rightfully deserve.

Verdicts and Settlements


Senior citizen rear-ended by a tractor trailer.


Victim of drunk driving accident


State policeman injured on job by a rear end collision

$ 1,000,000.00

Victim of drunk driving accident


Fireman injured on job by a defective product


Victims of a campground accident


Auto accident victim


Union electrician injured on job by negligence of non-employer companies


Auto accident victim


Breach of oral contract award


Auto accident victim

"What can Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano do for me?"

Choosing the right lawyer can be complicated. Many law firms might seem similar at first glance. Even knowing if you need an attorney can be a difficult decision. Your problems might seem minor. And like many people, you probably hope your legal issues will just go away on their own.

Legal cases rarely work that way. Often, they get increasingly complicated. That's why it's always better to contact a law firm as soon as possible. Find out what Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano can do for you. Call us today.

Every legal case is different. That's why we want to meet with you and learn about your specific legal issue. We do not take a one-size-fits-all approach. We carefully tailor our legal advice to fit your unique circumstances.

Earning your respect, one case at a time. Contact our law firm. We can help

Once we know the details of your case, we will carefully explain all the legal options available to you. That way, you can make an informed decision. Once you decide which course of action you want to take, we will aggressively work with you to help you achieve your goals.

People respect us throughout Pennsylvania. Ask your friends or neighbors or read our testimonials from satisfied clients. They know we care. They know we fight to win. We're proud of such accolades. We're honored we can help.

This might be your only opportunity for justice. Seize it. Contact us to discover how we can help you. Call (570) 348-0776. We offer a free case evaluation to all potential clients. That way, you can decide if we're the right law firm for you.

Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano - earning your respect, one case at a time.

WITH OVER 120 YEARS OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE, we are dedicated to serving our clients

Paul R. Mazzoni

Paul R. Mazzoni

Paul R. Mazzoni focuses his practice in the areas of wills and estates, federal and...

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Gerard M. Karam

Gerard M. Karam

Gerard M. Karam focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful...

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John <br />Petorak


John Petorak focuses his practice in the areas of state and federal criminal...

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Rocco V. Valvano, jr.

Rocco V. Valvano, jr.

Rocco V. Valvano, Jr. focuses his practice in the areas of residential and...

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Christopher J. Szewczyk

Christopher J. Szewczyk

Christopher J. Szewczyk focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury...

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Office Location

321 Spruce Street #201
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503
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