9000+ cases won since 1984, over $350 million total settlement.
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”.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|PA Super Lawyers - Top 100 Philadelphia Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2021|
|Best Law Firm Mentor||Pennsylvania Legal Awards||2020|
|PA Super Lawyers - Top 100 Philadelphia Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2020|
|America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||2019|
|New York Times Lawyers of Distinction||New York Times||2019|
|National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs||National Trial Lawyers||2019|
|Top Lawyers of Philadelphia||Philadelphia Inquirer||2019|
|National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs||National Trial Lawyers||2018|
|America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||2018|
|Top Lawyers of Philadelphia||Philadelphia Inquirer||2018|
|National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||2017|
|Top Lawyers of Philadelphia||Philadelphia Inquirer||2017|
|Top Lawyers of Philadelphia||Philadelphia Inquirer||2016|
|National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2005|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Lifetime Member||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2005|
|Cavalieri di Cristo||Templar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ||2005|
|Invited Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||N/A|
|Founder & Principal Shareholder||Stampone Law||1984 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Law Offices of Anthony Whitland||1981 - 1986|
|Law Clerk||Court Of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County||1978 - 1980|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May||Member||2011 - Present|
|Justinian Society||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Italian American – Political Action Committee||President||2002 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|Order of Sons of Italy in America, Tacony/Mayfair Lodge||Member||1985 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Torresdale-Mayfair Lion's Club||Member||2005 - 2010|
|United Independent Italian American Club||Member/Legal Counsel||1985 - 2005|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Compensation For Medical Malpractice – More Than Just Negligence||2015|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Drunk Driving, a Sadly Common Phenomenon||2015|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Construction Accidents – Fall Protection||2015|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||What to do When a Dog Bites You||2015|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Governmental Immunity; When you may Recover Damages||2014|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Notice Regarding Social Networking Sites and Personal Injury Cases||2014|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Work Comp Alert: 2015 Statewide Average Weekly Wage Announced||2014|
|Stampone Law Legal Blog||Full Tort vs. Limited Tort||2014|
|Yo Cuz Lawyers||Established 1984||2012|
|Yo Cuz Lawyers||“Hot Coffee”, The Film||2011|
|Yo Cuz Lawyers||If Your Lawyer Was A Dog||2011|
|Yo Cuz Lawyers||Hire the Athlete to Represent You||2011|
|Western New England College School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|LaSalle University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2014|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2013|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2012|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2011|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2010|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2009|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2008|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2007|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2006|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2005|
|Carnivale||Carnivale Ceremony Host||2004|
|Motor Vehicle Accident||$1.5 Million Dollar Settlement|
|Medical Malpractice - Improper Administration of Needle||$2.1 Million Settlement|
|Construction Accident||$3.2 Million Dollar Settlement|
|Auto Accident - Neurological Injury||$8 Million Settlement|
|Auto Accident||$3.5 Million Settlement|
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