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Alexander J. Palutis

Alexander J. Palutis

also known as A.J. Palutis

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation

About Me

As of May 1,2013, I am a Pa. Workers' Compensation Law Certified Specialist. I am certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association  Workers' Comp Section and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.


I offer a unique perspective to representing the injured worker in Pennsylvania. I have 25 years experience representing employers and insurance companies. I know how they think. I know their strategies. I know their tactics. I now can offer the Pennsylvania injured worker my experience and knowledge to fight against these big companies and for the rights of injured workers and their families.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Workers Compensation: 100%



Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Louis Joseph Michelsen

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Louis Michelsen Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael Gerard Leonard

    AJ is one of the finest lawyers practicing workers compensation in Pennsylvania. He is a worthy adversary and a gentleman. I highly recommend him. Mick Leonard, JD.


    Michael Leonard Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Smigel, Anderson & Sacks, LLP

4431 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17110




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pa. Workers' Compensation Law Certified SpecialistPennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Comp Section and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court2013
Pa.Super Lawyer (Workers' Compensation)Super Lawyers2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Pa. Super Lawyer (Wokers' Compensation)Super Lawyers2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Pa. Super Lawyer (Workers' Compensation)Super Lawyers2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSmigel, Anderson & Sacks, LLP2012 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kid's Chance of PennsylvaniaPresident2012 - Present
Kids Chance of PennsylvaniaPresident-Elect2011 - 2012
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law SectionN/A1987 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Dauphin County Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Dauphin County Bar Association Workers' Compensation SectionN/A1987 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate Simple Rules to Help You with You with Your Pennsylvania Workers' Comopensation Case2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Georgetown UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Handling the Workers' Compensation CaseCross-Examination of the Medical Expert2007
Pa. Bureau of Workers' Compensation Annual ConferenceThe Independant Medical Exam vs. The Second Opinion2006