Melinda Ghilardi

Melinda Ghilardi

Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • District of Columbia, Pennsylvania
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

Melinda Ghilardi brought years of experience as a trial lawyer to her position at Munley Law. She began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in Lackawanna County. She then spent almost three decades serving as a First Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Education
University of Scranton
Honors: Magna cum laude
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University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D. (1983)
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Professional Experience
First Assistant Federal Public Defender
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Current
Awards
Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award
Lackawana Pro Bono
Athena Award
Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce
Lynette Norton Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Woman of Distinction, University of Scranton, Frank J. O'Hara Alumni Award
Scranton-Pocono Council, Girls Scouts of America
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar  # 40396
Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Womens Leaders Section
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Insurance Law Section, Business Interruption Task Force
- Current
Activities: Member, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, 2019-present
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American Association for Justice
Nursing Home Litigation Group
- Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Unit County Governor
- Current
Activities: Bar Leadership Institute, 2016-2019, Commission on Women in the Profession, House of Delegates - Zone Five, Committee on Credentials and Admission, Review and Certifying Board, Federal Practice Committee, Healthcare Law Committee, 2020-present, Diversity Team 2019-present, Elder Law Section 2019-present, Judicial Administration Committee 2019-present, Government Lawyers Committee, Finance Committee, Legal Services to Persons with Disabilities Committee
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Board of Governors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Workers' Compensation
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Munley Law
Scranton
227 Penn Ave
Scranton, PA 18503
Telephone: (570) 865-4699
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Munley Law
Allentown
1275 Glenlivet Drive
Alllentown, PA 18106
Telephone: (610) 232-7006
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Munley Law
Philadelphia
1429 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Telephone: (215) 515-7747
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Munley Law
Carbondale
41 N Main St
Carbondale, PA 18407
Telephone: (570) 280-2502
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Munley Law
Hazleton
197 N Cedar St
Hazleton, PA 19102
Telephone: (570) 536-9498
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Munley Law
Pittsburgh
510 Third Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Telephone: (412) 534-5133
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)