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Melanie Joustra Garner

Mesothelioma and asbestos Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

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also known as Melanie J. Garner, Melanie Garner

  • State Years
    Pennsylvania - PA 11 years
    New York - NY 16 years
    Maryland - MD 18 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 18 years
    New Jersey - NJ 20 years
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

Location

The Garner Firm, Ltd.
1515 Market Street, Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA, 19102

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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • The Garner Firm, Ltd.
  • 2020 - Present
  • Partner
  • Langfitt Garner PLLC
  • 2019 - Present
  • Associate
  • Locks Law Firm
  • 2013 - 2019
  • Associate
  • Waters & Kraus, LLP
  • 2008 - 2012
  • Associate
  • Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, PA
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Robald B. Graves, J.A.D.
  • Superior Court Of New Jersey Appellate Division
  • 2004 - 2005
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Education

  • Univ. of Miami School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Flagler College
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice
  • Board of Governors Member; Co-Chair Women Trial Lawyers Section
  • 2017 - Present
  • Villanova Law J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • 2018

Publications

  • PA Justice News
  • "'Snap Removal' Defense Tactics: Practical Tips to Beat Them at Their Own Game"
  • 2019

Speaking Engagements

  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Winter Member Meeting 2020
  • “Mass Torts: What’s Hot and What’s Not in 2020”
  • 2020
  • Women’s Breakfast, Perrin Mid-Atlantic Asbestos Conference
  • “Finding and Retaining Women Lawyers”
  • 2019
  • Perrin Mid-AtlanticAsbestos Conference
  • “Jurisdictional Updates”
  • 2019
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice 34th Annual Auto Law Conference
  • “Social Media Evidence: Finding It, Getting It and Using It”
  • 2016
  • New Jersey Association for Justice Mass Tort – Boardwalk Seminar 2016
  • “Off the Beaten Path – The Rules of Successful Qui Tam Litigation"
  • 2016
  • Legal Intelligencer CLE
  • “The ABCs of Complex Litigation: Asbestos, Benzene CRPS and More”
  • 2016
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Mesothelioma and asbestos Attorney | Aug 19
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"Melanie is a diligent attorney who works tirelessly on behalf of her clients. She is a forceful advocate and very knowledgeable about asbestos and concussion litigation."
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Philadelphia Mesothelioma and asbestos Lawyer Melanie Joustra Garner
Melanie Joustra Garner
Mesothelioma and asbestos Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 20 years
Free Consultation