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Fanelli, Frederick J.

1 Mahantongo Street Pottsville, PA 17901-3083
Phones: 570-622-2455
Fax: 570-622-5336
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For close to thirty years, the trial lawyers at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. have earned the reputation as being the region’s leading law firm for the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, defective product, criminal defense and business litigation. Year after year, residents of Schuylkill County and beyond insist that our lawyers represent them, their families and their businesses in civil and criminal matters.

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For close to thirty years, the trial lawyers at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. have earned the reputation as being the region’s leading law firm for the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, defective product, criminal defense and business litigation. Year after year, residents of Schuylkill County and beyond insist that our lawyers represent them, their families and their businesses in civil and criminal matters.

In personal injury, medical malpractice and defective product cases, our lawyers regularly record the largest jury verdicts and out-of-court settlements for those who have been victimized by careless drivers, medical mistakes and dangerous consumer products. Every partner in our Firm is a member of the national Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a selective national organization which recognizes trial lawyers who have obtained settlements and jury verdicts in excess of One Million Dollars. Unlike many other local and regional law firms, our Firm never represents insurance companies in personal injury cases, medical malpractice and defective product cases.

For those wrongfully arrested and criminally charged, our proven track record in the criminal courts make our trial lawyers the region’s most sought after criminal defense lawyers. In 2009, our Firm successfully represented and defended the target defendant in the Shenandoah beating death trial. This was a case which drew international attention and was thought by many to be a case which could not be won by the defense.

Businesses and contractors from across the state have turned to our lawyers to save them from financial ruin when they have been mistreated by other companies and governmental agencies. Our Firm recovers millions of dollars in construction and commercial disputes year after year. Our lawyers are also proactive in counseling our commercial and construction clients on ways to draft agreements to prevent litigation.

In every type of case, our willingness to outwork our opponents allows us to obtain results that set us apart from other lawyers and law firms. Our commitment as a law firm extends deep into the communities we live and practice in. All of our lawyers serve on many boards and organizations locally and across the State. From coat and food drives to community fundraising and development, our lawyers stand out as community leaders and advocates.

Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. has earned the reputation as being the region’s leading law firm for personal injury, medical malpractice, defective product, criminal defense and business litigation.

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Current Employment Position(s)
Managing Partner
Practice Areas
Personal Injury-AutoProducts LiabilityMedical MalpracticeCriminal Defense
Litigation
95%
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of PennsylvaniaU.S. Court of Appeals 3rd CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals 4th CircuitU.S. District Court Eastern District of PennsylvaniaU.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
Other Affiliations
Million Dollar Advocates ForumSchuylkill County Bar Association, 2008 - 2009 (President) Schuylkill County Bar PAC (Co-Founder) Schuylkill County Bar PAC (Chairman, Criminal Rules Committee) Schuylkill County Bar Association, Criminal Rules Committee, 2004 - Present (Chairman) Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association)American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association)American Bar AssociationPennsylvania Bar AssociationUnited States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, Lawyers Advisory Committee (Member) Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), 2009 - Present (Board Member) Super Lawyers, 2011 - Present (Member)
Education
Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1982University of Pittsburgh, 1979
B.A. Economics
Honors: magna cum laude
Pottsville Area High School, 1975
Fees
Offers Free Initial ConsultationAccepts Credit Cards
Office Information
Address
1 Mahantongo Street Pottsville, PA 17901-3083
Phone
570-622-2455
Fax
570-622-5336
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