Daniel  Munley

Munley Law - Scranton
Munley Law - Scranton
227 Penn Ave
ScrantonPA 18503
(855) 866-5529
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Daniel Munley is a seasoned truck accident lawyer and a champion of plaintiffs’ rights. A board-certified civil trial advocate, Daniel has earned a national reputation for his trial victories. Contact Daniel for a free, no-obligation consult today.


Top Ten Trucking Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania, the National Trial Lawyers Association

Board Certified Advocate, Civil Trial, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs, Allentown Metro Area, Best Lawyers, 2020

Recognition by the National Law Journal: a truck accident case settlement reached by Daniel and Marion Munley was the 2nd highest settlement in Pennsylvania, and the 25th highest in the U.S. in 2015.

Certification by the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (AITLA)

Recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association

Listed in “Best Lawyers in America”

Past Chairperson, Trucking Litigation Group, American Association of Justice

Charter member and current Executive Board member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2011-2020

Named to the Irish Legal 100, 2016


Daniel’s Education

University of Tulsa College of Law, Oklahoma, Juris Doctor, 1994, American Jurisprudence Award of Excellence in Trial Advocacy

University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, B.S., Dean’s List, 1990


Daniel’s Professional Affiliations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Lackawanna Bar Association

Luzerne County Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Pennsylvania Association for Justice

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Board of Regents, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys


Daniel’s Other Achievements

Recognition, French Consulate, NYC, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Trial Lawyers Care for representation of Dening Lohez whose husband died on 9.11.2001 in the Twin Towers

Pennsylvania Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2005, 2006, 2010

Member, Trial Lawyers Care, the largest pro bono effort in the United States following the 2001 terror attacks

Member, American Association of Justice PAC

Member, Public Relations Committee, American Association of Justice

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Small Business Litigation Group


Presentations

“Why Getting the Trucker’s Cell Phone is the Key to Punitive Damages,” Atlas Lawyers Seminar, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 3 2019

“How to Use Discovery to Turn a Simple Trucking Case into a Multi-Million Dollar Case,” Atlas Lawyers Seminar, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 3 2019

Demystifying Your First Truck Trial, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Annual Symposium, Nashville, TN, September 12, 2019.

Using Injunctions and Legal Process to Get Access to the Truck and Obtain the Data and the Cell Phones/Tablets/Telematics, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Annual Symposium, Nashville, TN, September 12, 2019.

Presenter, Maximizing Settlement Dollars in Trucking Cases, New Jersey Association for Justice Educational Foundation’s Trucking Litigation Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, May 10, 2o18

Speaker, Cross-Examining the Crash Reconstruction Expert, American Association for Justice Jazz Fest Seminar, New Orleans, LA May 4, 2018.

Speaker, Lecture and Demonstration: Winning the Tough Liability Truck Crash Case and Igniting the Big Bang Verdict: “Putting it All Together for the Big Verdict,” American Association for Justice Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases, Scottsdale, AZ March 23, 2018

Presenter, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys 2017 Annual Symposium, Nashville, TN, September 17, 2017

Speaker, “Spoliation and Preservation of Evidence,” Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys 2016 Annual Symposium, September 28, 2016.

Speaker, “Successfully Handling and Litigating the Commercial Truck Case,” Minnesota Association for Justice, May 19, 2016.

Speaker, “Trucking Rules of the Road: Essential FMCSA Regulations and the CDL Manual,” New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 7, 2016.

Speaker, “Major Highway Crash Investigation and the Preservation of Evidence,” Hell on the Highways Seminar, Florida Association for Justice, St. Augustine, FL, December 3, 2015.

Speaker, Advocacy360 Conference, “How to Win Trucking Cases.” Las Vegas, NV, November 2, 2015

American Association for Justice Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Truck Collision Case Litigation. Dallas, TX, October 8, 2015

Speaker, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Convention in Atlantic City, NJ, April 30, 2015: “Discovery Issues in Tractor Trailer Litigation”

Speaker, Kentucky Justice Association, “How To Litigate That Big Truck Case”

Presenter, AAJ, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, “Why a Truck Collision Case Must Be Handled Differently Than an Auto Collision Case”

Presenter, AAJ, Seattle, WA, “Discovery in a Tractor-Trailer Case”

Presenter, AAJ, Las Vegas, NV, “Cross-Examining Defense Experts”

Presenter, St. Louis, MO, “Violations as a Path to Justice”

Presenter, Nashville, Tennessee and Lexington, KY, “Early Discovery in Interstate Trucking Litigation Cases”

Presenter, Atlanta, GA, “Spoliation of the Log Books – How Trucking Companies Try to Hide the Truth”

Lecturer, University of Scranton, Nursing Home Litigation

Presenter, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America Super Summit, St. Louis, MO, “Discovery in a Trucking Litigation Case”


Daniel’s Family & Community

Board of Directors, Everhart Museum

Coach, Little League Baseball

Coach, Boys’ Basketball

Coach, Girls’ Softball

Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Solicitor, Board of Directors, Abington Little League

Board of Directors, Black and Blue Ball, Muscular Dystrophy Association 2007, 2008, 2009

Board Member, Forum Towers

Featured Speaker at the Council for Community Affairs Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Dinner, Scranton, Pennsylvania


Daniel is married to Valerie Munley and is the proud father of three children


Areas of Practice: Personal Injury Litigation


Years in Practice: 20

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