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Joseph T. Wright Jr.

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Joseph T. Wright Jr.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania

570-961-1199

Joseph T. Wright, Jr., is one of the senior and founding members of Wright, Reihner & Mulcahey. Mr. Wright graduated from the University of Scranton in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Joseph T. Wright, Jr., is one of the senior and founding members of Wright, Reihner & Mulcahey. Mr. Wright graduated from the University of Scranton in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He obtained his law degree from Seton Hall University in 1980. After serving as a law clerk to a member of the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County and practicing for a number of years in the District Attorney’s Office in Lackawanna County, with a prominent Scranton law firm, and with his own firm, Attorney Wright founded Wright, Reihner & Mulcahey.

Mr. Wright’s distinguished career has involved a variety of legal matters and litigation. Mr. Wright practices in the areas of employment discrimination, commercial litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, and general civil litigation in federal and state courts within Pennsylvania.

He has had substantial experience in complex cases, having tried to verdict or resolved countless cases. He has personally achieved jury verdicts in excess of ten million dollars in personal injury cases. In addition, Mr. Wright is a certified mediator for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, in which capacity he is frequently selected by the Court to mediate complex cases due to his extensive experience.

In practicing over thirty-five years, Mr. Wright has had extensive trial experience. He has appeared before the United States District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has also appeared before numerous courts and in agencies in Pennsylvania.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey J.D. – 1980
  • Law Review: Seton Hall University Law Review, 1977 – 1980
  • University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania B.S. – 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

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