Joseph S. D’Amico’s success as a trial attorney is built on a foundation of responsiveness to client needs and desires, preparedness, organization and an aggressive but professional demeanor. Mr. D’Amico has tried over 20 jury trials to verdict throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Additionally he has tried hundreds of non-jury trials, arbitrations and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) proceedings in numerous venues.
Mr. D’Amico’s trial and appellate experience and practice encompasses commercial and construction litigation, professional negligence litigation involving insurance/producer issues, together with real estate litigation, eminent domain, personal injury defense, and select workers’ compensation defense. Mr. D’Amico counsels his clients on risk management and assessment. He has also been selected by judges and former adversaries to act as a mediator or arbitrator to resolve disputes.
The owners of Plaza at 835 West Hamilton Street brought an eminent domain proceeding against the City of Allentown, arguing that the City caused them to lose a major tenant and default on their mortgage. As a consequence, the building owner claimed that they suffered a “taking” of their property for which they sought “just […]
A Lehigh County jury found in favor of the City of Allentown, in a case stemming from a slip and fall on a City street. Shareholder Maraleen D. Shields represented the City during the two-day trial. The plaintiff claimed that she tripped and fell on a crack in a street resulting in permanent injury and […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. wishes the best of luck to all the women participating in the Habitat for Humanity Lehigh Valley She Nailed It! competition. The Firm is proud to have four attorneys competing for a second year as the “Hammers of Justice”. This year’s team includes: Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder in the Firm’s […]