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About me

I am Michael Monheit, the managing attorney for Monheit Law, located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have practiced law since 1989. I was also the managing attorney of the Law Offices of Herbert Monheit, a firm founded by Herbert Monheit in 1963. I am also the managing attorney in charge of all Internet business development for the firm of Anapol Schwartz. I was chair of the Fosamax Litigation Group with AAJ from 2007-21012. I currently serve on Trial Lawyers Care, Website and IT Advisory Committee, Marketing & Practice Development Committee, and Public Education Committee within AAJ. 

Monheit Law, P.C. concentrates its practice in the field of plaintiff personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis.


During my legal career my firms have successfully prosecuted thousands of cases and, at present, I am focusing my practice on complex cases involving defective health care and pharmaceutical products. I have developed a national reputation, including involvement in latex allergy litigation as a member of the Plaintiff's Steering and Executive Committee in MDL 1148.


I was also lead counsel in class actions involving childhood lead paint poisoning against public housing authorities (including The Philadelphia Housing Authority) and claims against the lead paint industry. 

I am an active member in various social networks including FacebookLegal Examiner,, PA-Law-Blogs, LawGuruLinkedInSlideShare, Google+, and Blogger.


Languages spoken: Hebrew, English

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Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 25%
  2. Birth Injury: 25%
  3. Car Accident: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Joseph Evans

    I endorse Michael Monheit for expertise in handling lawsuits involving defective and dangerous products. Michael's reputation among fellow lawyers who practice law in this area is unexcelled.


    Michael Evans Internet Attorney
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  • Joseph H. Saunders

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Michael for a number of years and he is an experienced and excellent attorney. He cares about his clients and is active in serving his community in many important ways.


    Joseph Saunders Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info


NJLicense Administratively Revoked198911/10/2011
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing Attorney for Internet MarketingAnapol Schwartz Weiss Cohan Feldman & Smalley2006 - Present
PresidentMonheit Law2002 - Present
CEODouble Chain Consulting2000 - 2002
CEOOmnient Corporation1996 - 2000
Managing AttorneyLaw Offices of Herbert Monheit1985 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeTrial Lawyers Care2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeWebsite and IT Advisory Committee2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMarketing & Practice Development Committee2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember Public Education Committee1995 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present
American Association for JusticeChairman Fosamax and Other Bisphosponates Litigation Group2010 - 2012
American Association for JusticeChairman Communications, Computer and Technology Committee1996 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hurt v. PHA: 806 F.Supp. 515 (1992)Settled
Felton by Felton v. Spratley, 667 A. 2d 214Decided November 22, 1995.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)How Attorneys Can Ethically Build and Use a Website to Keep Old Clients and Create New Ones2010
20 Hum. Rts. 20Get The Lead Out!1993
www.CivilRights.comPoisoning From Lead-Paint1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of PennsylvaniaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Radius of Influence 2012End Distracted Driving2012
Radius of InfluenceThe Yoga of Social Media2011