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Joseph P. Stampone - Cheltenham, PA

500 Cottman Avenue Cheltenham, PA 19012

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Updated: 03/09/2017

Cheltenham Business Transactions Lawyer

Overview

Joe is the founder and principal shareholder of Stampone Law. Joe is the Managing Shareholder of the firm and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® as featured in Philadelphia Magazine. Since 1983, his practice has focused on a variety of civil litigation and transactional matters, primarily complex personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, product liability, construction accidents, and medical malpractice...

Joe is the founder and principal shareholder of Stampone Law. Joe is the Managing Shareholder of the firm and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® as featured in Philadelphia Magazine. Since 1983, his practice has focused on a variety of civil litigation and transactional matters, primarily complex personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, product liability, construction accidents, and medical malpractice. He also handles commercial transactions, primarily related to the hospitality industry and real estate matters.

Joe 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 is actively involved in the community, having served as an officer and commissioner of the Lower Gwynedd Little League; member of the Order of Sons of Italy in America, Tacony/Mayfair Lodge; and, former member and counsel to the United Independent Italian American Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Torresdale-Mayfair Lion's Club, and the Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May.

Joe is also in his sixth term as President of the National Italian American - Political Action Committee, headquartered in Washington, D.C., where he has also served as a board member and executive committee member since 2000. He has also served as the Dinner Chair for NIA-PAC's annual "Carnevale".

In 2005, Joe was given the distinct honor of being Knighted in Rome, Italy as a "Cavalieri di Cristo" with the Templar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ. Joe also maintains dual citizenship as a citizen of the Republic of Italy.

In 2009 and 2010, Joe received the Golden Justice Award at Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Eastern Regional Championships.

Born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, Joe's interests include sports, cooking, boating, fishing, music and history. Joe is actively involved in commercial real estate development in Pennsylvania and South Florida. Additionally, Joe is a prinicpal in and counsel to Max's Grille American Bistro, a very popular restaurant located in Boca Raton, Florida, and Max's Harvest, an award winning farm to fork restaurant located in Delray Beach, FL. In his spare time Joe boats and fishes at the New Jersey shore and in South Florida and has coached American Legion, AAU and Perkiomen Valley Twilight Men's League Baseball. Through coaching Joe is able to share his passion for baseball with others.

He became very involved in baseball throughout his youth and attended LaSalle University on an Athletic Scholarship where he played Varsity Baseball for four years. In his senior year, he was named First Team All East Coast Conference and set numerous school records. Joe has also served as Varsity Baseball Coach of The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and is the Founder of the Whiz Kids Baseball Club, an AAU level baseball program which has grown in size and prominence, becoming one of the premiere programs in the Northeast Region. He has also coached American Legion baseball and is formerly the owner and coach of the Plymouth Pirates of the Perkiomen Valley Twilight League, a semi-professional baseball club.

Joe currently resides between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Lower Gwynedd Township, Pennsylvania with his wife of 34 years, Julia. Joe has five grown children Nicole (University of Delaware), Peter (Widener University/Culinary Institute of America), Joey (Tufts University/New York University), Danny (Catholic University/Widener School of Law), Andi (Drexel University) and his Doberman Pinscher Capo di Tutti Capi, "Boss of all bosses".

About Joseph P. Stampone

Practice Areas

  • Business Transactions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Real Estate Development
  • Restaurant and Hospitality Management
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers Compensation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founder and Principal Shareholder

Year Joined Firm

  • 1984

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • National Italian American Political Action Committee (NIA-PAC) (President)
  • National Italian American Political Action Committee (NIA-PAC), 2000 - Present (Board Member and Executive Committee Member)

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1980
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: Top of Class
  • Northeast Catholic High School, 1972
  • LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1976
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: Named First Team All East Coast Conference
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Honorables Albert F. Sabo, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980
  • Edwin S. Malmed, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, Law Clerk, 1978

Pro Bono Activities

  • Order of Sons of Italy in America, Tacony/Mayfair Lodge, Member
  • Friends of LaSalle University Baseball
  • The Justinian Society
  • Templar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ
  • Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May, Member
  • Torresdale-Mayfair Lion’s Club, Member
  • United Independent Italian American Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Member
  • The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Varsity Baseball Coach
  • Whiz Kids Baseball Club, Founder
  • AAU level baseball program, Founder
  • American Legion baseball, Coach
  • Plymouth Pirates of the Perkiomen Valley Twilight League, Owner and Coach
  • Lower Gwynedd Little League, Officer and Commissioner
  • NIA-PAC's annual “Carnevale”, Dinner Chair
  • Perkiomen Valley Twilight Men’s League Baseball

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Joseph P. Stampone

Included on the 2024 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Joseph P. Stampone on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Inquirer Top Rated Lawyers 2016
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® as featured in Philadelphia Magazine
  • Distinct honor of being Knighted in Rome, Italy as a “Cavalieri di Cristo” with the Templar Order of the Poor Knights of Christ, 2005
  • Golden Justice Award at Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Eastern Regional Championships, 2009 and 2010

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Address

500 Cottman Avenue Cheltenham, PA 19012

Fax

  • 215-663-9112

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