Lawrence J. MoranOf Counsel
Attorney Larry Moran concentrates his practice assisting the victims of serious, catastrophic and fatal injuries. As a plaintiff's lawyer he has won millions of dollars in trial verdicts and settlements for countless seriously injured victims and their families across the region. He also handles the defense of serious criminal matters on a selective basis.
He maintains a strong professional interest in protecting the Civil Rights of those who have been seriously mistreated by governments, governmental employees or private industry.
During a career spanning more than three decades, Attorney Larry Moran has served as the Chief Trial Lawyer in the Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office prosecuting major felony cases. From 2009 to 2013, he served as General Counsel for Litigation for Lackawanna County where he supervised numerous lawyers in the handling of a wide variety of lawsuits in which the county was a named party. In addition to his private practice, he currently serves as the Chief Public Defender for Lackawanna County. In this role he supervises a staff of eleven attorneys who represent indigent adults charged with criminal offenses.Distinctions/Memberships
Since 1994 Attorney Larry Moran has maintained a dual certification by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil and Criminal Trial Advocate. The National Board of Trial Advocacy's standards for certification include requiring a trial lawyer to furnish evidence of good standing in the lawyer's state of admission, substantial involvement in several enumerated areas of trial advocacy, and substantial participation in continuing legal education and the development of the law. The Board also requires the lawyer to submit references from peers and judges, and to pass a written examination that tests his or her knowledge of civil or criminal trial law - or, in Mr. Moran's case, both.
Since 2005 Larry Moran has been recognized annually and selected by Philadelphia Magazine as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Attorney Moran has been admitted to the Bars of the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and both State and Federal Trial and Appellate Courts in Pennsylvania.
Attorney Lawrence Moran is graduate of the University of Scranton (magna cum laude) and the Villanova University School of Law.