Adam Getson has been proud to be an active Trial Attorney practicing in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware since 2003. Mr. Getson joined Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C. as an Associate in April 2004 and focuses his practice in plaintiffs' Civil Trial Litigation. In January 2014, Mr. Getson became the youngest Partner at WNWB&M.
Mr. Getson has successfully represented many injured victims in a variety of accidents, including automobile crashes, dog bites, product malfunctions, dram shop liability, slips/trips and falls, medical malpractice, construction site accidents and other personal injury matters. He has litigated hundreds of cases in counties throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
In 2000, Mr. Getson earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh and was named to the National Deans List of America. In 2002, Mr. Getson studied International Law at Australia's prestigious University of Technology Sydney Law School. He received his Juris Doctor from Widener School of Law in 2003, where he was a graduate of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.
Mr. Getson is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania (2003) and New Jersey (2003), as well as before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2004) and the District of New Jersey (2004.) He also serves as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and in private Alternative Dispute Resolutions.
In 2012 and, again in 2013, Mr. Getson was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal. This award recognizes no more than 2.5% of the up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger who have demonstrated a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as a “Rising Stars” in the practice of Pennsylvania law.
Mr. Getson has been honored by Martindale-Hubbell as being rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, for his ethical standards and legal ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review analysis is based upon peer reviews from attorneys and the Judiciary.
While at WNWB&M, in March 2008, one of Mr. Getson’s many jury verdicts was published in Volume 26, Issue 4 of the Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis.
Mr. Getson is a proud member of the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Philadelphia (PA) and Burlington County (NJ) Bar Associations.
Mr. Getson has presented lectures in personal injury law; practicing the law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and, legal ethics to students and professionals. He is also an active volunteer for the Philadelphia Cares program and mentor to many students in the Philadelphia School District.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star"||Thompson Legal||2016|
|AV Preeminent rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star||Thompson Legal||2015|
|TOP 5 PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS/LAWYER IN NEW JERSEY||Worldtoplist.com||2015|
|AV Preeminent rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star"||Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal||2014|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|AV Preeminent rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal||2013|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star".||Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Thompson Legal||2012|
|Partner||Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller||2004 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Burlington County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Complex Litigation Arbitration||Arbitrator||2004 - Present|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|$700,00 Settlment in Auto case||Settlement|
|"Flahn v. Pennsylvania Financial Responsibility Assigned Claims Plans."||The jury awarded the plaintiff $31,500 in damages.|
|$1,450,000.00 recovery for client||Settlement|
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|Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis||Volume 26 Issue 4 March 2008||2008|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|University of Technology Sydney (Australia) School of Law||N/A||N/A||2001|
|University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School||Raise the students' awareness about ethical professional life in the field of law and the necessary steps attain admission to the Pennsylvania Bar||2008|