Gerard M. Karam

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Gerard M. Karam is an AVVO 10 Rated Attorney named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for the past four years. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (reserved for attorneys who obtain settlements or verdicts of $1 million or more), Attorney Karam focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, federal and state criminal law and banking law. Attorney Karam is a former chief public defender for Lackawanna County (1994 – 2003) and former assistant city solicitor for the City of Scranton.

Education

  • Loyola University, J.D., 1987
  • St. Joseph’s University, B.S., 1984

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Attorney Gerard M. Karam

Attorney Karam focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, federal and state criminal law and banking law.

Memberships & Credentials

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association (President, 2010; Director, 2002 – 2010; Co-Chair, Criminal Rules Committee, 1999 – 2000)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association Trial Lawyers
  • Northeast Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 2000 – 2004)
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board of Directors of Franklin Security Bank Admissions, 1987
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Certified Mediator for the Lackawanna Court of Common Pleas
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell®
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Philadelphia Magazine
  • 15 year Board Member at Boys and Girls Club of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Board Member, Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Board Member, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service of Lackawanna County
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Million Dollar Advocates
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Rated by Super Lawyers 5 Years
Martindale - AV Rated
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