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Joseph P. Hanyon

Joseph P. Hanyon

also known as MHK Attorneys

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Car Accidents, Social Security, Commercial

About Me

Pennsylvania lawyer Joseph Hanyon has 20 years' experience in vehicle accident and personal injury litigation, including all aspects of first party insurance claims, wage and medical benefits, third party claims, under-insured and uninsured motorist's claims and bad faith claims. A native of Pennsylvania he was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1990 and earned his multi-major B.A. from the University of Pittsburg in 1986. He received his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in 1990. and holds additional licensures in Real Estate and Title Insurance. His experience also includes land use issues, home owner's insurance claims, and construction, general and commercial litigation. He has served as Broker for MF Realty of the Poconos Inc., President and Director, Penn Realty Settlement Services, Inc., and Agent at American Title Insurance Company.  He was recently selected to serve on the Monroe County Conservation District Board of Directors. 

Attorney Hanyon has experience in all types of general and commercial litigation, representation of individual purchasers and large builders in the Pocono Mountains, litigation of estates, property damage, breach of contract, bad faith of insurance companies commercial land use, etc.

Real Estate

In the area of real estate law, Joseph Hanyon has succeeded in the representation of individual and business clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions including sale, purchase, and finance. He offers title insurance services through Penn Realty Settlement Services, Inc.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Social Security: 30%
    14 years
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
    24 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 30%
    24 years
  4. Commercial: 10%
    24 years



Contingent (60-90%)

Payment Types:


Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Michael Gerard Leonard

    I represented a corporation who sued an individual who was eventually represented by Joe. This was a contract suit well on it's way towards a trial. At all stages of the proceedings, from pleadings to depositions, Joe was professional, courteous and a pleasure to deal with. He managed to do this while vehemently defending his client. This case settled following depositions. The settlement was fair to all parties concerned, largely due to Joe's professionalism and competence. Mick Leonard, JD.


    Michael Leonard Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Robert Emmett Battle

    Joe Hanyon has dedicated his career to representing individuals. He has a great reputation as a trial lawyer and gets great results for his clients.


    Robert Battle DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

MHK Attorneys

Route 209
Merwine Commons
Brodheadsville, PA, 18322





Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AVVO "Superb" RatingAVVO The Right Lawyer2011
Notary PublicCommonwealth of Pennsylvania2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
5.0 Client ReviewMartindale-Hubbell2010
Pocono Choice AwardAdam's Outdoor2007
Masters in Trial AdvocacyTemple University1995
Licensed To Practice LawPennsylvania Bar Association1990
CaptainValley View High Baseball Team1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
SolicitorWest End Volunteer Fire Company of Brodheadsville Pa2002 - Present
Law ClerkNew York City Department Of Finance1998 - 1998
Attorney at LawMHK Attorneys1997 - Present
Special Zoning SolicitorChestnuthill Township, Monroe County Pennsylvania1995 - 1995
Sole PractictionerLaw Offices Of Joseph P. Hanyon1990 - 1997
MemberNew York Law School Litigation Clinic1989 - 1990
AttorneyLeshanki & O'Sullivan1988 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Big Al CarsonPartner2012 - Present
Concerned Citizens of Pocono TownshipTreasurer2011 - Present
West End Little LeagueManager2009 - Present
West End Fire Company of Brodheadsville, PASolicitor2002 - Present
Lackawanna Bar AssociationMember1995 - 2005
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Monroe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Heller's Gas$175,000
Kids Peace$100,000

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1995
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghPoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Valley View High SchoolAcademicHigh School Diploma1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Social Security Disability Law ConferenceSocial Security Disability2012
PA Workers' Comp ConferenceWorkers Compensation2012
Monroe County Real Estate ConferenceReal Estate2012
Radio Show with Lynn and LauraWomen's Divorce2011
InvestorfestShort Sales2011
Estate TalkWills and Estates2008
M Realty ConferenceUniform Planned Community Act2004