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Patricia M. Giordano

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The Team

Education

New England School of Law – Boston, 1985

Admissions

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

A practicing lawyer for more than 30 years, Trish Giordano represents individuals throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey who have been injured by medical malpractice. A seasoned trial attorney, Trish litigates cases against healthcare providers on an assortment of claims, from birth defects arising out of the mismanagement of a woman’s labor and delivery to severe and permanent injuries caused by delays in diagnosis or treatment. Trish also lectures to other attorneys on medical malpractice and related topics. She has authored numerous appellate briefs and has argued before the Pennsylvania and New Jersey appellate courts.

In 2014, Trish was chosen as a Top 100 Pennsylvania Civil Plaintiff Trial Attorney by The National Trial Lawyers and since 2013, she has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters. In 2015 she was honored by South Jersey Magazine as a Top Attorney. Trish also holds an AV Peer Rating by Martindale Hubbell, its highest rating. In recognition of her accomplishments in law school, she was awarded a scholarship from the Justinian Law Society of Massachusetts and received the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Student Bar Association.

Trish is active in the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) and serves on its Executive Committee. Trish has been co-chair of NJAJ’s Medical Malpractice Committee since 2013 and co-chair of several other committees since 2011. She also serves as a trustee of the NJAJ Political Action Committee. Trish is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, and the Camden County Bar Association.

A life-long resident of Camden County, Trish and her husband live in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Besides spending time with family and friends, Trish enjoys spinning, yoga, traveling, and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Trish earned her law degree from the New England School of Law – Boston and is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the federal courts located in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Education

New England School of Law – Boston, 1985

Admissions

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Affiliations

New Jersey Association for Justice
Executive Committee, Secretary, 2017-2018
Executive Committee, Assistant Secretary 2016-2017
Executive Committee, Parliamentarian 2015-2016
Meadowlands Program Co-Chair, 2016, E-Discovery + Ethics Co-Chair, 2016
Boardwalk Program Co-Chair, 2016-2017-2018
Medical Malpractice Committee Co-Chair, 2013 – Present
Board of Governors 2010 – Present

New Jersey Association for Justice PAC
Trustee 2017-2018

Camden County Bar Association
Member

Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Member

Philadelphia Bar Association
Member

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Member

Awards

Super Lawyers
Thomson Reuters, 2013 – 2017

Top Attorney
SJ Magazine, 2015 – 2016

Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Civil Plaintiff Category
National Trial Lawyers , 2014

AV Peer Rating
Martindale Hubbell

Speaking Engagements

Capping the USA’s Liability in NJ Federal Torts Claim Act cases
New Jersey Association for Meadowlands Program, Medical Malpractice Seminar, 2017

Opening Statements, Mock Trial of an Anesthesia Case
New Jersey Association for Meadowlands Program, Medical Malpractice Seminar, 2016

Motions in Limine
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2016

Top Ten in Torts
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Personal Injury Program, 2016-2017

Deposing the Defendant: How to Prepare & What to Expect
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2015

Building a Damage Case on the Pediatric Traumatic Brian Injury
New Jersey Association for Justice, Four Concurrent Seminars, 2015

Obstetrical Malpractice: A Case Study on Overcoming Defendant’s Objections to Opinion Questions & Questions about the Electronic Fetal Monitor Using the Audit Trail in Obstetrical Cases
Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2014

Winning Strategies: Making the Most of First Impressions
Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Seminar, Program Co-Chair, 2014

Federal Tort Claims Act
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2014

Ethical Issues in Medical Malpractice Cases
 New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2013

Relation Back Doctrine
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2013

Use of Medical Literature on Cross-Examination
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2012

The Dreaded Expert: Doing Your Homework Before the Deposition
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, Medical Malpractice Program, 2011

Community Involvement

Co-chair of the NJAJ Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Volunteer at the Camden County Bar Foundation “Breakfast with Santa” and Annual Summer Picnics