Joe is the founder and managing shareholder of Stampone O’Brien Dilsheimer Law since 1984. His practice has focused on a variety of civil litigation and transactional matters, primarily complex personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accidents, product liability, construction accidents, and medical malpractice.
As an attorney with 38 years of experience, Joe continues to actively litigate catastrophic injury cases and has a keen interest in aerial photography as it relates to accident investigation, safety, and accident reconstruction. Having been involved in the practice of law primarily in the personal injury field, he has gained invaluable knowledge and experience as it relates to product safety, vehicle safety, construction site safety, and an overall understanding of the various systems necessary to ensure the reduction and elimination of personal injury risks and hazards.
Joe is a graduate of LaSalle University (BA Political Science 1976) and Western New England University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate Degree (J.D. 1980). He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Bar Associations, as well as the Justinian Society. Joe has served as a law clerk to the Honorables Albert F. Sabo from 1979 to 1980 and Edwin S. Malmed in 1978. Both jurists sat on the bench of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County; the former in the Criminal Division and the latter in the Civil Division.
Joe is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and the United States Tax Court. Joe has received numerous awards and distinctions including being a Member of the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum; the Philadelphia Inquirer Top Lawyers of Philadelphia 2016-2019; the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff’s Lawyers 2016-2019; America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators 2017-2019; Philadelphia Magazine Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania 2017-2019; New York Times Lawyers of Distinction 2019; has a perfect 10.0 AVVO rating; and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2005 including being named to the Super Lawyers Philadelphia Top 100 list in 2020.
Automobile & Trucking Accidents
Dram Shop / Liquor Liability
Premises Liability/Slip & Fall
Serious Personal Injury
Social Security Disability
Traumatic Brain Injury
Western New England School of Law, Magna Cum Laude (1980)
Temple University School of Law
LaSalle University, Bachelor of Arts Political Science Major (1976)
Northeast Catholic High School (1972)