Attorney Santo to address Northeastern PA Trial Lawyers Association

KINGSTON – Attorney Nicole M. Santo, Partner of Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, will join the Northeastern PA Trial Lawyers Association (NEPATLA) on Thursday, April 22nd, along with Attorney P. Timothy Kelly, Needle Law, “Prosecuting Liability Claims Against Property Owners”. April at 1:15 p.m.

The all-day Trial Advocacy series is held remotely in the interests of safety and COVID-19 restrictions.

The Northeastern PA Trial Lawyers Association, formerly the Justice for All Committee, is dedicated to upholding and defending the constitutions of the United States and Pennsylvania. Protect and improve the civil justice system; Promoting the rapid and efficient administration of justice; Protecting and enhancing the right of consumers, workers, family members and others to have a jury of their peers to hear their cases and decide what is fair; Improving the competence of the plaintiff’s litigation advocate through educational programs and information sharing; Protecting and promoting the independence of bar and bank; Promoting public awareness and understanding of the litigator’s role in the administration of justice; Providing resources, services and group benefits to its members.

Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn is recognized as one of the premier civil and commercial law firms in northeast Pennsylvania. The Company’s Personal Injury Team has won some of the largest judgments and settlements in the history of the area, and was recently named one of the top 20 judgments in Pennsylvania.

Santo, a member of the Personal Injury Team, joined the firm in 2010. Her practice focuses on litigating all types of personal injury claims, including medical misconduct claims, motor vehicle accidents, underinsured / uninsured motor vehicle claims, malicious insurance claims and truck accidents, product liability and accident safety claims. She has been named to the list of Super Lawyers Rising Stars for the past four years and has been named to the list of Best Lawyers in America for the past three years. She was also recognized by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as a Top 10 under 40 Attorney in Pennsylvania in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Santo was born and raised in northeast Pennsylvania. He graduated from Wyoming Seminary in Kingston. She earned her BA in Political Science, Public Relations and International Studies with a minor in Spanish from Pennsylvania State University. In 2010 she earned her law degree from the Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, where she was appointed valedictorian in her class and graduated with summa cum laude.

While at Widener, Santo received awards for the highest grade in six of her classes, was President of the Widener Student Bar Association and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.

She is currently licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, a member of the Luzerne County Bar Association and a member of the House of Delegates for Zone 5 of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She also serves as a board member representing the Middle District in the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

Santo is a board member of Dress for Success Luzerne County, a member of the Wyoming Seminary Board of Trustees, and lives in Shavertown with her husband Peter and their daughter.

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