Gerard M. Karam (Scranton, Pennsylvania)

Gerard M. Karam

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Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Licensed for 34 years

Gerard M. Karam (Scranton, Pennsylvania)

Gerard M. Karam

Serving Scranton, PA (view address)

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Gerard M. Karam

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Scranton, PA (view address)


About Gerard M. Karam

Gerard M. Karam is an AVVO 10 Rated Attorney named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for the past 4 years. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (reserved for attorneys who obtain settlements or verdicts over $1 million), attorney Karam focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, federal and state criminal law and banking law. Mr. Karam is a former chief public defender for Lackawanna County (1994 - 2003) and former assistant city solicitor for the City of Scranton. Named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Philadelphia Magazine. Achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell. Solicitor, Housing Authority of Lackawanna County, 2010-Present. Chief Public Defender,… Read more
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Mazzoni, Karam, Petorak & Valvano

Areas of Law

  • Federal and State Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drug Crimes
  • Theft
  • Assault and Battery
  • Personal Injury
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Head Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning

Legal Community Activity & Contributions

  • Most crimes can be broadly categorized as either felonies or misdemeanors. However, what do those terms even mean? Many people will be surprised to discover that, depending on the state, a misdemeanor can actually bring more jail time than a felony. That’s why, if you are accused of a crime, you need to seek the services of an experienced Scranton criminal defense lawyer who can […]




Admission Details

1987, Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
1987, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Law School Attended
Loyola University

Class of 1987

University Attended

St. Joseph's University
Class of 1984

Birth Information

Born in 1962
Scranton, Pennsylvania, January 8, 1962

Associations & Memberships
Lackawanna County Bar Association (President, 2010
Director, 2002-2009
Co-Chair, Criminal Rules Committee, 1999-2000)
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pennsylvania Association Trial Lawyers
Northeast Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 2000-2004)
Pennsylvania… Read more

Payment Information

Fixed Hourly Rate
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Other Information
Free initial consultation, Fixed fees available

Attorney FAQs

Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Gerard M. Karam has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Does this attorney offer any legal services for a flat fee?
Yes, Gerard M. Karam offers fixed fees for certain legal services.
Does this attorney accept major credit cards?
Yes, Gerard M. Karam will accept MasterCard and Visa.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Mazzoni, Karam, Petorak & Valvano has 5 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Gerard M. Karam attended Loyola University.


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