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Richard Low has been in practice since 1980, concentrating on personal injury claims. He first worked for a large defense firm in Pittsburgh. In 1983, he moved his practice to Lancaster and has been representing injured people against the insurance industry since that time. He has tried cases in both Federal and state courts and has argued before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


 


Richard Low graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1980, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif (an honorary society) and the Law Review. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lancaster Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice. He is a member of the Litigation section of the ABA, the litigation and auto law sections of the PBA, a delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates, and is a member and past chair of the Lancaster Bar Association Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has taught at Penn State University as an adjunct professor in their paralegal program, teaching civil procedure, and has authored articles for the Pennsylvania Law Weekly and taught seminars for other lawyers on issues of automobile law and mediation. He is admitted to practice before all courts of Pennsylvania, the Federal District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Practice areas

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  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Car Accident: 20%
  3. Mediation: 20%
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 15%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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  • Jacques H. Geisenberger Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Richard on several occassions in the area of personal injury. He kept both me and my client informed as the case(s) progressed and eventually concluded. When asked for a referral by a friend or client in the area of personal injury, Richard is always included. Richard is active in the Lancaster Bar association and its Foundation. He is also actively involved in the Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation supporting summer music concerts.

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Contact info

Herr & Low PC

234 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA, 17608

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198004/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Outstanding Service AwardLancaster Bar Association2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHerr & Low1983 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lancaster Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeSustaining Member1983 - Present
American Association for JusticeSustaining Member1983 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Lancaster Bar AssociationPresident2008 - 2008
Lancaster Bar Association FoundationPresident2005 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
L.S. v. Eshbach, 874, A.2d 750 (PA 2005)Victory for client in PA Supreme Court
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Automobile Law MediationAutomobile Law MediationN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Carnegie Mellon UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lancaster Bar AssociationMunicipal Liability2002