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I have been a practicing attorney since 1986.  I was raised in a large Greek- American family to care about people and make a difference in my community.  My father has been a Greek Orthodox priest for over 50 years and my parents taught me and my siblings that "you make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give."


 For the past 30 years, I have represented the victims of  personal injury against corporations,  insurance companies and their insureds who have caused serious injuries to my clients.  I have had the opportunity of handling complex  personal injury lawsuits and cases and my law firm, Hagelgans & Veronis, has recovered over 200 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients since its establishment.


My goal and mission is to treat all of our clients with respect and handle their cases in an expeditious and conscientious manner.  I have learned that people may forget what you said to them and over time even what you did for them,  but they will never forget how you made them feel. 


 I am grateful for all my blessings which include an excellent education, a successful and challenging legal career, a beautiful family and quality relationships in life.  In representing so many diverse clients,  I have learned that what Booker T. Washington once said is so true: 


"Success in life is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he or she has overcome while trying to succeed. " I try to do the right thing everyday and live by the maxims of one of my heroes who said:  In this life, we cannot all do great things but we can all do small things with great love." 



Languages spoken: Greek

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    29 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
  5. Brain Injury: 5%



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Contact info

Hagelgans & Veronis

223 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA, 17602

2550 Kingston Rd.
Suite 121A
York, PA, 17402

201 East State St.
Quarryville, PA, 17566

83 East Main St.
Mount Joy, PA, 17522



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennyslvania Super Lawyer2014
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Million Dollar Advocates ForumCertified Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHagelgans & Veronis1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeChampion of Justice1994 - Present
Lancaster Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Speaker Media & MarketingPersonal Injury Law: An Overview for Pennsylvania Accident Victims2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Lafayette CollegeGovernment and International AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982