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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Social Security: 10%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%



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Contact info

Law Offices of Joseph DeRita, LLC

1753 Kendarbren Drive
Suite 621
Jamison, PA, 18929

Downtown Philadelphia Office

325 Chestnut St.
Ste 710
Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Shenandoah Office

40 West Coal St.
Shenandoah, PA, 17976



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerPA Super Lawyers2016
Super LawyerPa Super Lawyer2015
Super LawyerPA Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerPA Super Lawyer2013
Super LawyerPA Super Lawyer2012
Temple University Masters ProgramFaculty Achievement Award2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Joseph DeRita2011 - Present
PartnerShor Levin & DeRita1995 - 2012
AttorneyShor & Levin1989 - 1995
AssociateLaw Offices of Gary Silow1988 - 1990
AssociateLaw Offices of Ellis Jacobs, P.C.1987 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeWorkers Compensation Section1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationExecutive Committee Three-term MemberN/A
Montogomery County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionN/AN/A
Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionN/AN/A
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionChair2000 - 2002
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeChair and Co-Chair, Workers' Compensation Section1996 - 1998
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1996 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Daniels v. Walmart$1.3 Million Verdict
Assault CaseN/A
Workers CompensationN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws2005
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
St John's UniversityN/AN/A1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fall ConferenceWorkers' Comp Subrogation and Third Party Cases2005
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law SectionCMS Client Regulations2004