Gerard M. Karam

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

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
Gerard Karam
Testimonials
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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