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Firm Again Recognized for Helping Needy Clients

December 7, 2016

Powell Law has once again been given the annual Equal Access to Justice Award by the Lackawanna Bar Association and Lackawanna Pro Bono Inc. for its dedication to providing free legal counsel to needy clients. The firm has been given the award nearly every year since 2003. Powell Law was the first firm ever to […]

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Attorney Mark Powell awarded by national lawyer’s group

November 26, 2016

By Jon O’Connell | The Times-Tribune A national attorneys’ organization has bestowed top honors to a Scranton lawyer for his dedication as a trial advocacy instructor. The National Institute for Trial Advocacy has awarded Mark J. Powell its highest honor, the Daniel G. Grove Award, for his commitment to instruction at the institute’s Advanced Trial […]

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Attorney Mark Powell Instructs on Pennsylvania DUI Law

November 1, 2016

Attorney Mark Powell recently instructed a continuing legal education course for the Lackawanna Bar Association on Birchfield v. North Dakota, a recent Supreme Court decision that dramatically affects Pennsylvania’s drunk driving law. The seminar was attended by 85 fellow attorneys from Lackawanna County. Powell is board-certified as both a Criminal Trial Specialist and Civil Trial […]

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Powell to run for district attorney next year

October 18, 2016

By Borys Krawczeniuk | The Times-Tribune Attorney Mark J. Powell plans to seek the Democratic nomination for Lackawanna County district attorney next year, a move almost certain to ensure a spirited contest for a county post that Republicans have ruled for more than four decades. Mr. Powell, 52, of Moosic, announced his long-rumored candidacy Monday […]

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Part of the Community

October 13, 2016

Newly appointed Moosic Youth Center executive director George Weitz (left) and board president Mark Powell, show off the center’s newly remodeled kitchen. The Moosic Youth Center is under new leadership and getting a facelift. Joe Lapinski was the executive director for more than 50 years until his passing in July. Attorney Mark J. Powell of […]

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Powell Recertified as Civil Trial Advocate

September 22, 2016

Attorney Mark J. Powell, Scranton, has been recertified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy for his tireless work on behalf of victims. He is one of the only attorneys in Northeastern Pennsylvania to hold certifications in both Civil and Criminal law. Only 3 percent of all attorneys nationwide are […]

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This is how they roll – Mark Powell talks cycling

July 29, 2016

Attorney Mark Powell is featured in the August edition of Happenings Magazine talking about his love of cycling and the pedal-powered adventures with his family. To read the article, click on the lnk below and go to Page 16: https://issuu.com/happeningsmagazinepa/docs/aug_16_issuu

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Powell Honored as Hero of Humanity

June 19, 2016

Attorney Mark Powell has been honored with this year’s Hero of Humanity Award for his support of Vikings Helping Vikings, a nonprofit organization that awards scholarships to high school seniors attending college. “I’m truly honored by this award,” Powell said. “I am so proud of the work we’ve done, and I have to give all […]

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Zero Presents at Legal Seminar

May 12, 2016

Attorney Bruce Zero was a featured speaker at a recent continuing legal education seminar sponsored by The Committee for Justice for All at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center. Zero presented on the topic, “Lay Witness Testimony,” at the seminar entitled, “Effective Trial Strategies for Auto Accident Cases.” Zero is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State […]

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Chris Powell in the News

March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 Attorney Christopher Powell Jr. leaves court with a client after her preliminary hearing on criminal charges Thursday.

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