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Marina Kats

Personal injury Attorney at Feasterville Trevose, PA

4.4   7 reviews
  • State Years
    New York - NY 27 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 34 years
    New Jersey - NJ 35 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 35 years
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1989
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Marina

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Marina Kats, born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine, moved to Philadelphia, PA in 1979. in 1985 Ms. Kats graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University. In 1988 she attended The Beasley School of Law at Temple University and received her Jurist Doctorate degree. Ms. Kats continued her pursuits in education by receiving her Masters Degree, L.L.M. in trial advocacy, from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in 1995, becoming one of a handful of women nationally to receive the degree. Ms. Kats is currently a member of four Bar Associations: Pennsylvania, New York, Washington, D.C. and New Jersey. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyer’s Association. Ms. Kats is on Temple University School of Law Alumni Board, and in 1995, Ms. Kats founded the law firm of KATS, Jamison & Associates. Today the firm has offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York and is a well-respected litigation firm. Kats Jamison & Associates focuses its practice in representing businesses and individuals in all areas of civil and criminal law. The firm has obtained a $30-million-dollar verdict for a victim involved in a motorcycle accident as well as a number of other multi-million dollar verdicts in front of State and Federal juries. Kats Jamison & Associates has been successful in representing their clients before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and has secured several pardons for its criminal clients from the Governor of Pennsylvania.



Ms. Kats also has lectured at a number of schools, including Temple University, and for the State Bar Association of New Jersey. She has received many awards (e.g. Super Lawyers, Woman of the Year, Pennsylvania's 50 Best Women in Business, Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent award, as well as many other notable awards) and has been featured in many publications (e.g. The Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, VerdictSearch, The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia Magazine, and many others). Ms. Kats has also been selected to be a member of Board of Trustees of Albert Einstein Hospital and a Board Member for Einstein Society. She was also selected to the Advisory Board to the President of Temple University.



Marina Kats is a successful businesswoman, even outside of her pursuits in the law. Ms. Kats is the general managing partner of a number of real estate and commercial ventures, as well as the principal owner of a financial services company, providing funding and financial services to independent businesses and joint ventures. Ms. Kats is also a radio and TV personality. She co-hosts a weekly radio show on New World radio, was the president of a popular AM radio station, and co-produced and co-hosted a weekly television show called "What Do You Think?" with the Honorable James DeLeon from the Municipal Court. Ms. Kats was elected “One of the 50 Best Business Women in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" by Gov. Ridge in 1997, for her successes in law and business. Ms. Kats was also honored as "Woman of the Year" by the Bucks County YMCA and as "Consumer Advocate of the Year" for three consecutive years.



Marina Kats also plays an active role in many charitable and civic organizations. She is a Board Member of the Hias Organization, a member of the American Diabetes Association, a member of the Temple Law Alumni and was a Charter Member of Temple University's Beasley Law School’s Centennial. Ms. Kats was an active member of the Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness. Marina Kats is also the President of the Russian-American Chamber of Commerce and conducts regular lectures on legal and civic issues to its members. 

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Location

Kats Jamison & Associates
1 Bustleton Pike
Kats & Associates Pc
Feasterville Trevose, PA, 19053-6330

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Reviews

4.4 / 5.0
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Posted by Greg | May 10, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top Attorney
Marina is a great attorney. Efficient. Hard working and talented. She obtained a sizeable settlement for me and really helped me get through my accident. Will absolutely use her again and her firm.
Posted by anonymous | July 24, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
The Best Attorney in Philadelphia!
Marina is an excellent attorney. Not only does she make time for you regardless of who you are, but she is also very smart and kind. Not only herself, but she has cultivated an incredible team of individuals that are always available to assist whenever I had a question. I was involved in a bad accident and was referred to her by a friend and I was not disappointed. They swiftly and easily helped through this difficult period in my life. Won be the rightful justice I was deserved and allowed me to get back on my feet knowing I had this team supporting me every step of the way. Marina Kats will always be my go-to for any and all attorney matters and I will without a doubt refer her to anyone that may need the services of an attorney in the future.
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Posted by anonymous | April 1, 2015
Excellent Attorney who will become your friend
Marina Kats is a very experienced attorney with a great track record. Her knowledge and attention to detail is what sets her apart from the rest. She is always accessible and ready with answers. I would highly recommend her services for any legal needs.
Posted by anonymous | May 21, 2013
She's the best!
Marina was there for me at a time when it seemed as if everything was falling apart. She guided me through my case, and made me feel comfortable and informed the entire time. Her skill and expertise really show when you work with her, as does the skill and expertise of the people she works with. Marina settled my case for more than I could ever have expected, and I will definitely be back next time I need an attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | April 1, 2013
Knowledge and Professionalism
Ms. Kats is an excellent attorney and is extremely knowledgeable in her profession. I have used Ms. Kats on several occasions and was very happy with the outcome of my cases and even happier with the proficiency and helpful staff. I highly recommend Marina Kats as an attonery along with her associates and staff for your legal matters from Personal Injury to Family Matters. I will definitely use Ms. Kats' office for my future needs and recommend her to my friends anf family!
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Posted by anonymous | March 13, 2013
Professional, Dedicated, Hard Working, Skilled, and Caring
Marina Kats and her staff are extremely dedicated and hard working. From the very beginning, they want you to feel comfortable and know they care about your case. In your time of need, they are there to guide you through the complex legal process. They work hard to zealously represent you and get you the best possible results. I would recommend this firm to anyone in their time of legal need.
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Posted by LEVAN | February 8, 2022
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Could not do the job
Had a case with car accident, commercial truck rear ended to my car and hired them. After a year all they could offer is 1000$ Minus their fee. Yes I was going to doctor for treatment and they treated me. The car was totaled on papers and nobody paid of towed the car, also they were supposed to take care of the property damage. Be aware make sure you will get what you expect.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Kats Jamison & Associates
  • 1994 - Present
  • Partner
  • Kats and Rovner
  • 1988 - 1993
  • Clerk
  • Richard D Klein
  • 1987 - 1987
  • Clerk
  • Philadelphia Public Defenders Office
  • 1986 - 1986
  • Clerk
  • American College of Physicians
  • 1985 - 1985
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Education

  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1995
  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • Temple University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Nurse Injured in Car Accident
  • $3.25 Million
  • Female Client Who Fell In A Hotel Bathroom
  • $1.15 Million
  • Man Injured In A Tractor-Trailer Accident
  • $4.2 Million
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Associations

  • Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Trustee
  • 2012 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • English
  • Ukrainian
  • Spanish
  • Armenian
  • Bosnian
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Honors and Awards

  • Top Legal Leaders
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Consumer Advocate of the Year
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Honoree of the Year
  • Temple Women's Law Caucus
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2004
  • One of the 50 Best Business Women in Pennsylvania
  • Governor of Pennsylvania
  • 1997
  • Personal Injury Attorney of the Year
  • Consumer Business Review
  • 1997
  • Woman of the Year
  • Real Philly Magazine
  • N/A
  • Consumer Advocate of the Year
  • N/A
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Publications

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Philadelphia's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014
  • 2014
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Philadelphia's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014
  • 2014
  • Verdictsearch publication
  • Hotel guest: Restroom's wet floor was a dangerous condition
  • 2014
  • The Legal Intelligencer
  • $10 Mil. Settlement for Youngster Struck by Truck
  • 2006
  • The Legal Intelligencer
  • Exton woman awarded millions
  • 2002
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Speaking Engagements

  • Ask The Lawyer Program
  • Monthly Lecture
  • 2015
  • Balancing Legal Career and Personal Life
  • Being A Lawyer And A Mother - How Do You Balance It All
  • 2014
  • Ask The Lawyer Program
  • Monthly Lecture
  • 2014
  • Leadership and Law
  • The Importance of a Legal Background for Life Matter
  • 2013
  • Ask The Lawyer Program
  • Monthly Lecture
  • 2013
  • Ask The Lawyer Program
  • Monthly Lecture
  • 2012
  • Annual Business Trends Forum
  • The Importance of Attorney-Client Communication & Marketing of Legal Practices
  • 2012
  • Ask The Lawyer Program
  • Monthly Lecture
  • 2011
  • Ask The Lawyer Program
  • Monthly Lecture
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Simply said, Marina is an outstanding criminal attorney. Highly recommended!"
Personal injury Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Marina is the absolute best. She is an amazing attorney and role model. She fights tirelessly for her clients and really cares about not only the success of their case, but also about making sure they are succeeding in life. With her, it's personal, and the personal touch makes the utmost difference in your time of need. I endorse this lawyer whole heartedly."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Marina is an excellent criminal defense lawyer. A zealous advocate for her clients and well respected in the legal community. Highly recommended attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the Bustleton area."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I have known Ms. Kats since she was in my trial advocacy course when she was in law school. She also interned with me. I have followed her career closely, and in fact, now that I have completed 38 years as a trial and appellate judge, I have consulted to her firm. Ms. Kats is extremely bright and diligent. She is an outstanding member of the bar."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Feasterville Trevose Personal injury Lawyer Marina Kats
Marina Kats
Personal injury Attorney
Feasterville Trevose, PA
Licensed for 35 years
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