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Attorney Gerard Gaughan

Gerard W. GaughanWith his focus on car crashes, truck crashes, workers’ compensation and Social Security disability, Attorney Gerard Gaughan fights for families throughout Northeast Pennsylvania.

Attorney Gaughan attended Scranton Preparatory School, Penn State University, and he earned his law degree from Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law. He joined the O’Donnell Law Offices team after clerking for the Hon. Terrence R. Nealon in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas. 

Attorney Gaughan is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania.

For Gerard, personal injury is personal

When he was in his last year of law school, a family crisis led Attorney Gaughan to the personal injury practice area. Someone’s negligence caused serious injury for a close family member. 

The harm and subsequent lawsuit showed him how an attorney’s close attention can help families feel confident and comfortable in what might be the most difficult and traumatic moments of their lives.

He pledged at that moment to commit everything he has to ensure the best possible outcomes for his clients, every single time.

As a member of the O’Donnell Law team, Attorney Gaughan has the authority to make that commitment to every one of his clients. 

His commitment earned him a spot on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers’ 2022 Rising Star list. In the community, he’s a proud volunteer coordinator for the Luzerne County Mock Trial. He currently serves as vice president of the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association Young Lawyers’ Division.

Attorney Gerard Gaughan is a member of these industry organizations
American Association for Justice Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association
Rating agencies and organizations that have recognized Attorney Gerard W. Gaughan
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2022-23
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