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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 48%
    26 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 47%
    26 years
  3. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%



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Contact info

Law Office of John F. Kennedy

417 Lackawanna Ave
Scranton, PA, 18503


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Host for a Day ChairpersonSaint Francis Soup Kitchen2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of John F. Kennedy2013 - Present
TreasurerO'Malley, Harris, Durkin & Perry, PC2011 - 2012
SolicitorDunmore Civil Service Commission2007 - 2008
PartnerO'Malley, Harris, Durkin & Perry, P.C.1995 - 2012
AssociateManta and Welge1988 - 1993
Law ClerkRaynes, McCarty, Binder, Ross & Mundy1987 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeMember2012 - Present
National Association of Social Security Claimants' RepresentativesMember2011 - Present
Saint Francis of Assisi Soup KitchenPresident of the Board of Directors2010 - 2012
Scranton Planning CommissionMember2008 - Present
Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc.Volunteer Attorney2007 - Present
Saint Francis Soup KitchenBoard Member2001 - Present
Lackawanna Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Key Handling v. Jenkins (WCAB)Employer was held responsible for benefits.
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Publication nameTitleDate
SeminarUnderstanding the American's With Disabilities Act1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawLaw Degree (Juris Doctor)1989
University of ScrantonBusinessB.S.1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The People's Law SchoolWorkplace Discrimination and Disability2003
Manta and Welge Annual SeminarUnderstanding the American's with Disability Act1991