Mr. Robert J Gillespie Jr

Mr. Robert J Gillespie Jr

Gillespie Miscavige Ferdinand & Baranko, LLC
  • Business Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

Bob Gillespie is a second generation Plaintiff's lawyer +with a distinguished record of service to the public. He served eleven years in the Luzerne County District Attorneys Office, the last four as District Attorney. In 2007 and 2008, Pjiladelphia Magazine proclaimed him to be a "Super Lawyer"* an awrd only available to the top 5% of lawyers. He is also a "Million Dollar Advocate"* having obtained Million's of Dollars in Awards for his clients. Attorney Gillespie was recently named a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, a society limited to 3,500 lawyers less then 1/2 % of those practicing in the United States.

Education
Dickinson School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude Deans List American Jurisprudence Awards Woolsack Honor Society
College of the Holy Cross
B.A. | Political Science
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Honors: Dean's List
Professional Experience
Senior Litigator and Member
Gillespie Miscavige Ferdinand & Baranko, LLC
- Current
Partner
Private Practice
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District Attorney
Luzerne County
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First Assistant District Attorney
Luzerne County
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Partner
Bigelow, Gillespie and Cooper
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Assistant District Attorney
County of Luzerne
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Assistant Attorney General
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Investigating Satanic Cults
Justice for Children
Lecturer
National College of Juvenile Court Judges
Awards
Solicitors Award
Pennsylvania State Troopers Association
Award for 34 years of service to the O'Rourke Memorial Lodge
Trial Lawyers Care
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
ProBono Services to 9/11 victims
Special Commendation
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General
Service on the Family Violence Task Force
Certificate of Merit
Pennsylvania State
Professional Associations
Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
- Current
Activities: Counsel chosen by invitation only. Less then 1/2% of the lawyers in America qualify.
Philadelphia Magazine
"Super Lawyers"*
- Current
Million Dollae Advocate's Forum
Member
- Current
Activities: Membership limited to lawyers who have Awards in excess of One Million (1,000,000.00) Dollars in one case.
American Association of Justice
Stalwart
- Current
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Fellow
- Current
Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association
Chair Publicity Committee
- Current
Lower Luzerne Bar Association
Member
- Current
Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association
Executive Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
3rd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
67 North Church Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
USA
Telephone: (570) 454-5575