Edward A. Monsky

Edward A. Monsky

Associate
Location:
Kingston, Pennsylvania
Phone:
570-714-3343
1-855-BELT-LAW (Toll Free)
Fax:
(570) 714-3353
Email:

Edward's primary practice for 35 years has been civil litigation, in which he has represented individuals and businesses in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Professional Liability and Workers' Compensation claims. He has also participated in 25 jury trials and hundreds of arbitration/ administrative hearings throughout Northeast and Central Pennsylvania and federal courts.

He joined the legal team at The Belt Law Firm, PC in the summer of 2018 and currently focuses his practice on Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability claims, and Wills and Estates-preparing Wills, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills, and representing clients who serve as the personal representative of Estates.

Edward is a Scranton native, and currently resides with his wife in Clarks Green. He is an active member of the community and serves on the Board of Directors of Lackawanna Pro Bono, an organization that provides legal services in civil matters to indigent clients. He has formerly served as the Director of the Lackawanna Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Workers Compensation
  • 10% Social Security Disability
  • 10% Wills + Estates

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1984

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1982
    • Honors: Finalist-Moot Court
  • Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Major: Sociology
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • M.A., Master of Arts - 1976

Classes/Seminars

  • Estate Administration, NBI (National Business Institute), 12/21/17
  • Estate Administration, NBI, 8/17/10

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lackawanna County Bar Assoc., Member, 1988 - Present
  • Luzerene Co. bar Assoc., Member, 1983 - 1987
  • Pa. Bar Assoc., Member, 1988 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Fine & Wyatt, P.C., Partner, 1987 - 2018
  • Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwold, Associate, 1983 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lackawanna Pro Bono - Bd. of Directors, 2010 - Present
  • Lackawanna Pro Bono - President, 2014 - 2016

Languages

  • English