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Joe is the founder and principal shareholder of Stampone Law. Joe is the Managing Shareholder of the firm and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® as featured in Philadelphia Magazine. Since 1983, his practice has focused on a variety of civil litigation and transactional matters, primarily complex personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, product liability, construction accidents, and medical malpractice. He also handles commercial transactions, primarily related to the hospitality industry and real estate matters.

Joe served as a law clerk to the Honorables Albert F. Sabo from 1979 to 1980 and Edwin S. Malmed in 1978. Both jurists sat on the bench of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County; the former in the Criminal Division and the latter in the Civil Division.

Joe is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and the United States Tax Court.

Joe is actively involved in the community, having served as an officer and commissioner of the Lower Gwynedd Little League; member of the Order of Sons of Italy in America, Tacony/Mayfair Lodge; and, former member and counsel to the United Independent Italian American Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Torresdale-Mayfair Lion’s Club, and the Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May.

Joe is also in his sixth term as President of the National Italian American – Political Action Committee, headquartered in Washington, D.C., where he has also served as a board member and executive committee member since 2000. He has also served as the Dinner Chair for NIA-PAC's annual “Carnevale”.

In 2005, Joe was given the distinct honor of being Knighted in Rome, Italy as a “Cavalieri di Cristo” with the Templar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ. Joe also maintains dual citizenship as a citizen of the Republic of Italy.

In 2009 and 2010, Joe received the Golden Justice Award at Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Eastern Regional Championships.

Born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, Joe’s interests include sports, cooking, boating, fishing, music and history. Joe is actively involved in commercial real estate development in Pennsylvania and South Florida. Additionally, Joe is a prinicpal in and counsel to Max’s Grille American Bistro, a very popular restaurant located in Boca Raton, Florida, and Max’s Harvest, an award winning farm to fork restaurant located in Delray Beach, FL. In his spare time Joe boats and fishes at the New Jersey shore and in South Florida and has coached American Legion, AAU and Perkiomen Valley Twilight Men’s League Baseball. Through coaching Joe is able to share his passion for baseball with others.

He became very involved in baseball throughout his youth and attended LaSalle University on an Athletic Scholarship where he played Varsity Baseball for four years. In his senior year, he was named First Team All East Coast Conference and set numerous school records. Joe has also served as Varsity Baseball Coach of The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and is the Founder of the Whiz Kids Baseball Club, an AAU level baseball program which has grown in size and prominence, becoming one of the premiere programs in the Northeast Region. He has also coached American Legion baseball and is formerly the owner and coach of the Plymouth Pirates of the Perkiomen Valley Twilight League, a semi-professional baseball club.

Joe currently resides between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Lower Gwynedd Township, Pennsylvania with his wife of 34 years, Julia. Joe has five grown children Nicole (University of Delaware), Peter (Widener University/Culinary Institute of America), Joey (Tufts University/New York University), Danny (Catholic University/Widener School of Law), Andi (Drexel University) and his Doberman Pinscher Capo di Tutti Capi, “Boss of all bosses”.


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Practice areas


  1. Slip and Fall: 20%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Car Accident: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%



Contingent (25-40%)

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  • James P. McNally

    Having worked alongside Joe for many years I have seen that he is personally engaged in every aspect of his cases. Joe is a fervent advocate for his clients and a consummate professional. I would recommend him without reservation.


    James McNally Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Prince Paris Amor Holloway

    Joe is an experienced, aggressive trial attorney who handles his cases with professionalism. He is a zealous advocate as evidenced by his multimillion dollar settlements and jury awards. Joe is a highly skilled negotiator, prepares meticulously and puts his experience to work for his clients. He understands the law and treats his clients with respect. I highly recommend him. I endorse this lawyer.


    Prince Holloway Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Stampone Law

500 Cottman Ave
Cheltenham, PA, 19012-2009


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pennsylvania Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Cavalieri di CristoTemplar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ2005
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder & Principal ShareholderStampone Law1984 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Anthony Whitland1981 - 1986
Law ClerkCourt Of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County1978 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape MayMember2011 - Present
Justinian SocietyMember2009 - Present
National Italian American – Political Action CommitteePresident2002 - Present
Order of Sons of Italy in America, Tacony/Mayfair LodgeMember1985 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Torresdale-Mayfair Lion's ClubMember2005 - 2010
United Independent Italian American ClubMember/Legal Counsel1985 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pedestrian Strike Down - Bicycle Accident$3 Million Award
Elevator Accident$1 Million Settlement
Neurological Injury - Auto Accident$1.5 Million Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
LaSalle UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2014
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2013
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2012
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2011
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2010
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2009
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2008
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2007
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2006
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2005
CarnivaleCarnivale Ceremony Host2004