Our primary areas of practice are divorce litigation and personal injury litigation. In the past, we have represented individuals in cases involving:

developers
general contractors and subcontractors
land and building owners
public charities
banks
accounting firms
a law firm
lawyers
movie studios
insureds
doctors
hospitals
health maintenance organizations
intellectual property
professional malpractice
RICO
fraud
counterfeiting
price fixing
tax exemptions
restrictive employment agreements
product liability
domestic relations
personal injury
medical malpractice
will contests

We have argued before the Third Circuit, the Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Courts of Pennsylvania and have represented clients in jury and bench trials.

Career History

Admitted to the Bar in 1970
Associate at Mesirov, Gelman, Jaffe, Cramer, & Jamieson, Philadelphia, LLP, PA. from 1970 to 1978
Partner at Mesirov, Gelman, Jaffe, Cramer & Jamieson,
    LLP, Philadelphia, PA. from 1978 to 1999 and,
    at various times, represented it and served on its Finance, Hiring,
    and Quality Assurance Committees.
Affiliated with Murphy and O'Connor from June 1999 to April 2003.
Anthony E. Creato, Esquire

Publications

Author, "One Step Beyond the Zone of Danger Limitation Upon the
    Negligent Infliction of Mental Distress"
Author, "Rights of Physicians to Staff and Specialized Privileges at Public and Private Hospitals"
Author, "Rebirth of the Statute of Limitations"

Education

B.A. Temple University, 1967
J.D. Temple University School of Law, 1970
A participant in the Trial Advocacy Training Program

Legal Activities

Mediator selected by counsel
Arbitrator appointed by the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Mediator appointed by the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Court of
    Common Pleas' arbitrator
Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
Judge Selected by the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association for the American Trial Lawyers
    Association's Student Trial Advocacy Competition
Past Member of the Judicial Selection and Reform Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
Past Member of the Judicial Compensation & Retirement Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Member of the Fee Dispute Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Past Member of the Prepaid Legal Services Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Medico-Legal Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Member, American Trial Lawyers Association

Legal Educational Awards

Scholarship recipient
Law Review (Temple Law Quarterly)
Editor, Business Manager, Author
Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in the study of local government
Graduated in the top 5 of class
Rated "A V" by Martindale-Hubbell

Court Admissions

Admitted to the Bar in 1970
Pennsylvania Courts of Common Pleas Pennsylvania Supreme Court Pennsylvania Superior Court
U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania U. S. Court of Appeals for the
    Third Circuit Supreme Court of the United States
Pro Hoc Vice throughout the country

Lectures

Real Evidence at Trial & Theory & Practice
Pennsylvania and Federal Evidence Demonstrative Evidence
Speaker at professional and lay groups

Other Activities

Member of the Pastoral Council and Finance Committee of Holy Cross Parish
Representative to the Cluster Planning Committee for seven parishes in Delaware County
Synod Member of the 10th Synod for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Past Member of the Board of an organization assisting victims of crime