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Stephen J. Pokiniewski Jr.

Medical malpractice Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

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Stephen J. Pokiniewski, Jr., a member of Anapol Weiss, is known for his exceptional attention to detail as well as his preparation for all aspects of his cases.

He has developed an expertise in managed care cases, including representing clients in landmark cases involving ERISA pre-emption and the ability to sue Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO's). He focuses his practice on medical malpractice and personal injury matters.

In 1982, Mr. Pokiniewski earned his Bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University. He received his law degree from Temple University School of Law in 1985. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leonard Sugarman, President Judge of the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.

Mr. Pokiniewski is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania , New Jersey and before the United States Supreme Court. He also frequently lectures for the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations in his field of expertise

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Stephen Pokiniewski (left) and his son John (right) volunteer at the annual Casey Feldman Foundation Day of Service at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital on July 17, 2012.
Licensed for 37 years
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1986
Updated 11/07/2022
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1985
Updated 12/04/2022

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Anapol Weiss
One Logan Square
130 North 18th Street, Suite 1600
Philadelphia, PA, 19103-6716


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AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Anapol Schwartz
  • 1987 - Present
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Leonard Sugarman
  • Chester County Court of Common Pleas
  • 1985 - 1986


  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1982

Legal Cases

  • Hospital Negligence
  • $2.2 million Verdict
  • Negligence during Breech Birth
  • $9 Million Verdict
  • Mother's Death After Childbirth
  • $2.5 Million Award
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  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • President Freshman Scholar Award
  • Pennsylvania State
  • N/A
  • Bertram K. Wolf Award
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • N/A

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Philadelphia Medical malpractice Lawyer Stephen J. Pokiniewski Jr.
Stephen J. Pokiniewski Jr.
Medical malpractice Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 37 years