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Joseph Montgomery earned his J.D. Degree from Widener University School of Law.  Widener Law honored Mr. Montgomery with the outstanding service award as well as the pro bono distinction for his work in the community.  Mr. Montgomery soon joined the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted criminals for many successful years, spending most every day battling in court rooms.  Mr. Montgomery believed that in starting his own practice, he could be more effective in helping people deal with specific legal issues, particularly education related.


Mr. Montgomery founded Montgomery Law, LLC. Montgomery Law has allowed Mr. Montgomery to fully realize his passion for helping children and families at all levels of litigation and protection.


Joe treats every client with respect and integrity.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Education: 95%
  2. Personal Injury: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Montgomery Law, LLC

The Academy House
1420 Locust Street, Suite 420
Philadelphia, PA, 19102

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200907/28/2016
PAActive200804/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Clients' Choice Award - EducationAVVO2013
Clients' Choice Award - Criminal LawAVVO2013
Featured AttorneyAVVO2013
Arbitration CertificationFirst Judicial District of Pennsylvania2012
Outstanding Service AwardWidener University School of Law2008
Pro Bono DistinctionWidener University School of Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMontgomery Law, LLC2012 - Present
Judicial Law ClerkCourt Of Common Pleas Of Philadelphia County2012 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyPhiladelphia District Attorney's Office2008 - 2012
Legal InternPhiladelphia District Attorney's Office2006 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legal Services for Exceptional Children CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Widener University School of Law Alumni AssociationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for Gifted EducationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Philadelphia District Attorney's Alumni AssociationMember2012 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Education Law SectionMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Emergent Petition - Placement - New JerseyPlacement awarded
Special Education Due ProcessConfidential Settlement
Special Education Due ProcessConfidential Settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarPreventive Measures and School Liability2014
National Business Institute SeminarSchool Resource Officers (SROs) - Critical Concerns2014
www.SpecialEdLawyers.orgBullying2013
Podcast - SoundcloudIEP Team Meeting Etiquette Podcast2013
National Business Institute SeminarSpecial Education Laws Made Simple2013
National Business Institute SeminarIndividualized Education Programs - Audio2013
www.ed-law.comSpecial Education Advocacy PowerPoint2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Southwest University of Politics and Law, China (西南政法大学)International LawN/A2007
University of TampaInternational BusinessN/A2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jenkins Law LibrarySpecial Education Advocacy2015
2015 Annual PAGE ConferenceCurrent Legal Issues in Gifted Education2015
Symposium on Childhood CancerEducational Rights2014
School Safety LawSchool Safety Law - Preventative Measures and School Liability2014
15th Annual Law and Society WeekSpecial Education and the Law: Advocating for Your Child2014
Tools for Meeting Life's ChallengesSpecial Education Advocacy2013
Special Education Laws Made SimpleIEP's2013
Speaker SeriesThe Truth and Nothing but the Truth about Special Education Law2013
Jenkins Law LibrarySpecial Education Advocacy2013
Tools for Meeting Life's ChallengesAdvocating for Your Child2012
15th Annual Law and Society WeekSpecial Education and the Law: Advocating for Your ChildN/A