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Richard Alan Jaffe

Richard Alan Jaffe

Aggressively fighting for injured workers for 30+ years
  • Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

One of Philadelphia’s best known and well respected Workers’ Compensation attorneys, Richard A. Jaffe has been representing injured workers and other disabled individuals for over 33 years. He concentrates his practice on Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Tulane Law School, he is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He started the firm in 1994 and since then has aggressively fought for the rights of the injured worker in hundreds of cases in the Southeastern Pennsylvania area. He is an active member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of PaAJ, is a Sustaining Member of NOSSCR, and is on the Board of Directors of the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group for 2005 - 2018. Effective May 1, 2013 Richard is Certified as a Specialist in the Practice of Workers Compensation Law by the PA Bar Association's Section on Workers Compensation as Authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Richard has been named to the PA Super Lawyer list 14 years in a row between 2006-2019. Effective May 1, 2013 Richard was Certified as a Specialist in the Practice of Workers Compensation Law by the PA Bar Association's Section on Workers Compensation as Authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 - 2020 in the fields of Workers Compensation. The Law Offices of Richard A Jaffe, LLC has also been recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in the USA for Workers Compensation in 2016-2020 as seen in U S News and World Reports.

Education
Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1985) | Law
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (1981) | Major: Sociology ; Minor : Psychology
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Professional Experience
Owner / Memeber
Law Offices of Richard A Jaffe, LLC
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Associate
Margolis Edlestein
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Certifications
Certified as a Specialist in the Practice of Workers Compensation Law
PA Bar Association's Section on Workers Compensation as Authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers In America
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Best Lawyers in America
SuperLawyers
Super Lawyers
PA Super Lawyer List
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Best Lawyers in America
PA Super Lawyer List
Super Lawyers
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Best Lawyers in America
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Best Lawyers in America
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Best Lawyers in America
Richard was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 - 2017 in the fields of Workers Compensation
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
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PA Bar Association's Section on Workers Compensation as Authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Pennsylvania
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Workers Compensation Cases : 20 % Social Security : 25% or $6000 which ever is less
Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Public Benefits
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
PhillyWorkInjury.com
Blog
PhillyWorkInjury.com Blog
Contact & Map
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd
#1922
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Telephone: (215) 496-9607
Fax: (215) 496-9609