William Anzalone

Anzalone Law Offices
98 S. Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-825-2719
www.anzalonelaw.com


Mr. Anzalone, of Anzalone Law Offices, with offices located in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Stroudsburg, limits his practice to the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability. He is a former president and founder of Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, an association that encompasses twelve counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania. He currently serves as President of the Luzerne County Bar Association. He is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Anzalone is a mediator for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and a certified trial master in Luzerne County. He was originally certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in December of 1984 and recertified in 1989, 1994 and 1999, and lectures frequently on trial related matters. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a Fellow in the Roscoe Pound Foundation and the Martindale Hubbel Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Attorney Anzalone has also been certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Anzalone received his undergraduate degree from Temple University, which he attended on a four-year athletic scholarship for football. He obtained his J.D. from Dickinson School of Law. In 2004, 2005, and 2006 Attorney Anzalone was named Super Lawyer. In 2005, Mr. Anzalone was inducted into the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame.

WILLIAM F. ANZALONE, ESQUIRE

Attorney William F. Anzalone is a 1969 Graduate of Wyoming Area High School. He received a four year scholarship to Temple University where he played on an undefeated Freshmen team and thereafter on three consecutive winning teams where he played the position of Defensive Back.

Attorney Anzalone is a 1977 Graduate of the Dickinson School of Law. Since graduating Dickinson in 1977, he began his employment with the law firm of Hourigan, Kluger, Spohrer & Quinn in their personal injury litigation department. In 1991, Attorney Anzalone opened up his own personal injury law offices, and currently maintains offices in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Stroudsburg.

Attorney Anzalone currently serves as the President of the Luzerne County Bar Association. He is a Past President of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and a past member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Board of Governors. He received certification by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 1982, and has been recertified since that date. He has also been certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Attorney Anzalone has served numerous civic organizations. He is a Past President of the Wilkes-Barre Chapter of UNICO having chaired the annual football game on several occasions as well as their annual sports banquet. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen, Board of Directors of Lackawanna County Junior College, Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and Wilkes-Barre Leadership.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ANZALONE LAW OFFICES August 2001 to present
98 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

ANZALONE LAW OFFICES, May 1991 to 2001
Suite 200, Phoenix Building
22 East Union Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 825-2719
Practice limited to personal injury/auto/malpractice/products liability/workers compensation

HOURIGAN, KLUGER, SPOHRER & QUINN, P.C., 1977 TO May 1991
700 United Penn Bank, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 825-9401
Principal-Concentrated area of practice in personal injury litigation

EDUCATION

DICKINSON SCHOOL OF LAW, JURIS DOCTOR, 1977
Carlise, Pennsylvania

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, B.A. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, 1973 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Four Year Athletic Scholarship-Football

WYOMING AREA HIGH SCHOOL, 1969
Wyoming, Pennsylvania
1998 WYOMING AREA RING OF PRIDE INDUCTEE (FIRST YEAR)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • President, Luzerne County Charitable Bar Foundation, Inc.
  • Selected 2004, 2005 and 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Past President of Luzerne County Bar Association
  • Past President of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - 1990-1991
  • Past Member of the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association Medicine and Law Committee
  • Member of American, Pennsylvania, Luzerne, Lackawanna and Monroe County Bar Associations
  • Member of American and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American College of Barristers - 2000
  • Member of the American College of Barristers - Senior Counsel - 2000
  • Member of the Federal Bar Association - Sustaining Member - 2000
  • Member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association
  • Member of the Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Section of the American Bar Association
  • Past Member of the Fund Development Committee-Middle District of Pennsylvania of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
  • Association, Political Action Committee
  • Past Pennsylvania State Delegate to the American Trial Lawyers of America
  • Past Member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee - T.A.F.P. - 1992-93
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Roscoe Pound Foundation - Member Fellow
  • Member National Italian American Bar Association
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell - 1999 to present
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy-1984 to present
  • Certified by American Board of Trial Advocacy 2002
  • Special Trial Master, Court of Common Pleas, Luzerne County, PA
  • United States District Court for Middle District of Pennsylvania Mediator

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
  • Past President and current Parliamentarian of Wilkes-Barre
  • Chapter of UNICO
  • Past Board of Directors of Wilkes-Barre Leadership
  • Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 2005
  • Knights of Columbus, Pittston Counsel
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors of Lackawanna Junior College
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors of St. Vincent dePaul Kitchen
  • 1997-1998 CYC Fund Development Chairman - Lawyers Division

COURTS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Claim Court

SEMINARS – LECTURES

  • Committee for Justice for All – Trial Masters Speaker
    Scranton, PA – January 6, 2006 and January 7, 2006
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute – Annual Auto Law Update (Moderator/Speaker)
    Scranton, PA – December 1, 2005
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute – Providing Damages – “Tactics in Personal Injury and Death Cases”
    Harrisburg, PA – February 24, 2005 (Satellite Presentation)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Annual Auto Law Update (Moderator) - "Bock's Tops"
    Scranton, PA - December 2, 2004
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Proving Damages - "Tactics in Personal Injury and Death Cases"
    Philadelphia, PA - December 8, 2004
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Annual Auto Law Update (Moderator)
    Scranton, PA - December 2, 2004
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Annual Auto Law Update (Moderator)
    Scranton, PA - December 4, 2003
  • Dickinson School of Law – Trial Advocacy Workshop - July 26, 2002
  • PA Practice – "Jury Selection" and "Making Property Objections" (Speaker)
    Gettysburg, PA – June 14, 2002
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Auto Law Update" - Moderator/Speaker - Topic: Year's Top 10 cases
    December, 2001
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Damage Tactics and Personal Injury in Death Cases"
    Topic: Proving Wrongful Death and Survival Actions in Pennsylvania
    November 2001
  • Bench Bar Conference - Moderator/Planner/Speaker - Topic: What's my case worth?
    November 9, 2001
  • The Pennsylvania State University/Dickinson School of Law - "Trial Advocacy Seminar and Workshop", July 25-27, 2001, Carlisle, PA
    Speaker - "Opening Statements"
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Selection and Evaluation of Cases", April 20, 2001, Pittsburgh, PA
    Speaker
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Auto Law Update" - Moderator/Speaker - December 12, 2000
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Auto Law" - Moderator, Speaker, December 14, 1999
    Top Ten Auto Cases of 1999
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Examining the Expert" - December 9, 1999- Speaker
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Examining the Expert" - December 2, 1999 - Speaker
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Tactics in Personal Injury and Death Cases"
    Speaker - "Damages in a Death Case and Survival Action" - November 19, 1999
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library - "Bench Bar Conference": November, 1999
    Course planner/Moderator
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Auto Law Update" - Moderator/Speaker - December, 1998
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library - "Bench Bar Conference" November, 1998
    Course planner/Moderator
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Essentials of Pa. Practice" - October 29, 1998 - Pittsburgh, PA
    Speaker - "How to Select and Evaluate Cases"
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Select and Evaluate Cases" - Course material provider and speaker - October 29 and 30, 1998
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Select and Evaluate Cases" - Course material provider and speaker - October 1 and 2, 1998
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Select and Evaluate Cases" - Course Writer/Lecturer- August, 1998
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Tough Problems in Medical Malpractice" - Course Writer/Lecturer
    December 3, 1997
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Auto Law Update" - Moderator/Lecturer - Topic "UI/UIM Update - December, 1997 - Scranton, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Medical Malpractice Ethics" - Course Writer/Lecturer - November, 1997
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association - "Bench Bar Conference": November, 1997
    Course planner/Mediator
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Civil Litigation Update" - Speaker - April 11, 1997 - Annapolis
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Evaluate and Select Civil Cases" - Speaker/Course Writer
    November 20, 1996, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association - "Bench Bar Conference": November, 1996 Course planner/Mediator
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Evaluate and Select Civil Cases" -Speaker/Course Writer
    October 16, 1996, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Evaluate and Select Civil Cases" - Speaker/Course Writer
    August 8, 1996, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Examining the Expert Witness" - Panelist, Harrisburg, PA
    July 10, 1996
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Civil Litigation Update - Moderator/Lecturer - Releases and Contribution
    March 25, 1996
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Auto Law Update" - Lecturer, Scranton, PA
    November 10, 1995
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Select and Evaluate Cases" - Moderator/Course Writer - Lecturer- October 27, 1995
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "How to Select and Evaluate Cases" - Moderator/Course Writer/Lecturer
    August 2, 1995
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Proving Damages in Personal Injury & Death Cases"- Moderator/Lecturer - Topic: Death Claims-Wage Earner Homemaker, Minor"
    Wilkes-Barre, PA- April 27, 1995
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association - "Bench Bar Conference: A View from the Bench" - Moderator/Course Planner - Wilkes-Barre, PA - February 18, 1995
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Joint Tortfeasor Releases & Comparative Fault: The Quicksand of Tort Practice"
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • January 12, 1995 - TOPIC: Joint Tortfeasor Releases-Moderator/Lecturer

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Annual Comprehensive Auto Law Update" - Co-Course
    Planner/Lecturer - Topic: Uninsurance and Underinsurance Update - Wilkes-Barre, PA - November 10, 1994
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - 21st Annual Pennsylvania Legal Practice - "Pre-Trial Civil Practice"
    Moderator/Lecturer - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA - August 17 - 19, 1994
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Trial Techniques" - Moderator, Wilkes-Barre, PA - June 3, 1994.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute -"Examining the Expert Witness" - Lecturer, Allentown, PA
    March 30, 1994 and Wilkes-Barre, PA - April 15, 1994
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "Can Dram Shop Cases Be Won?" - Proving Unfitness to Drive Under Locke v. Claypool, B.A.C. plus Expert Opinion Does Not Equal Unfitness to Drive - Lecturer, Course writer
    Mid-Winter Conference - January, 1994
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association -"Trial Preparation: The 100 Day Countdown"
    Lecturer - April 1993
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association - "Rules of Professional Conduct Affecting Advocacy"
    Lecturer - April 1993
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Ethical Concerns in Today's Practice"
    Moderator - Lecture on Professional Code Responsibility section 1.6 and section 3.3 Obligations of the Attorney Confidentiality
    April 1993 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association -"Ski Litigation"
    Lecturer- Mid-Winter Convention
    February 1993
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association -"My First Trial Seminar-Cross-Exam of the Defense Medical Expert"
    Lecturer- December, 1992
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Ethical Concerns in Today's Practice"
    Lecturer - December 1992
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute -"Auto Law Update"
    Lecturer, Wilkes-Barre, PA - May, 1992
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "Unique Trial Considerations in Tractor Trailer Accidents"
    Lecturer - March 1992
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Meeting the Challenge: How to Ensure that Video Depositions or Medical Experts are Advocacy Tools and Not Jury Sedatives"
    Lecturer - Nov. of 1991
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Effective Utilization of Depositions in Motions, Arbitrations and Trial"
    Lecturer - November 1991
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "Seminar"
    July 1991, Sugarloaf, PA - Course planner/Lecturer
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association -"Proving Unfitness to Drive and Visible Intoxication"
    Lecturer - February 1991
  • Dickinson School of Law Forum - "Proving Pre-Impact Fright and Should There be Hedonic Damages in Pennsylvania?"
    Lecturer/Course Writer - 1990
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania -"Updated Third Party Issues in Automobile Claims"
    Lecturer - Eighth Annual Pennsylvania Auto Insurance Law Seminar - May, 1990
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute -"Privileges and Witnesses"
    Lecturer - Evidence - April 1990
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania - "Settlement Strategies and Complex Cases"
    Lecturer Understanding Complex Settlement Techniques - December 1989
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania - "Structured Settlements: A Basic Foundation" - Understanding Complex Settlement Techniques
    Lecturer - December 1989
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania -"Opening Statements" - "How to Try the Personal Injury Case"
    Lecturer - February 1989
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania -"Demonstrative Evidence" - Lecturer - Evidence on Trial
    1988 - 1989
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania - "How to Maximize Settlement Value of the Routine Case"
    Lecturer/Course Writer Pedestrian Knockdown Cases - 1986

SEMINARS ATTENDED

  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association - Friday, April 29, 2005 - "A Primer on Courtroom Technique"
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Tuesday, March 1, 2005 - "What Jurors Really Think"
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Luzerne County Annual Bench Bar Conference and Seminar - Friday, November 5, 2004
    Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • Identifying Interests and Solving Problems - October 21, 2004
    Scranton, PA
  • PaTLA - "Insurance Bad Faith Trial Strategies" - Philadelphia, PA - June 2, 2003
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Avoiding Malpractice Claims" and "Unauthorized Practice/Law",
    February 28, 2003
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Essentials of Pennsylvania Practice" - Lecturer/Course Writer
    November 8, 2000
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Examining the Expert" - November 4, 1999
  • Federal Bar Association, Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association (#53) and King's College (#37) - "Professional Responsibility and Professional Courtesy Among Lawyers"
    May 26, 1999 - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "What to Look for In Discovery in a Medical Malpractice Case"
    Philadelphia, PA - October 20, 1995
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "Concise Review of the Law"
    Philadelphia, PA- March 2, 1995
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "How to Prove Your Case"
    Philadelphia, PA - March 3, 1995
  • PaTLA - Two New Product Liability Courses: "How to Prove Your Case"
    March 3, 1994 - Wyndham Franklin Plaza, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "The Best of Beasley" - June 9, 1994 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Advanced Issues in Medical Malpractice" - March 1993
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Bad Faith Claims in Pennsylvania" - March 1992, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "Tenth Annual Auto Insurance" - May 1992 - Course Materials
  • National Business Institute-"Initial Consideration for the Plaintiff in Trying an Automobile Case in Pennsylvania"-Trial of the Case-Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Pennsylvania
    June, 1992
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Tough Problems in Medical Malpractice" - July 1992, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Preparing & Trying the Medical Malpractice Case" - July 1991, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - "Legislative Update" - September 1991, Scranton, PA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute - "Civil Litigation Update" - December 1991 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania - "Proving the Dram Shop Case" - Preparing and Trying the Dram Shop Case - 1987, 1988 and 1991

PERSONAL

Resides in Shavertown, Pennsylvania with wife, Tina and three children: William, Jr., Jamie and Alana Marie.