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Namedropper, 4/11/19

April 11, 2019 GMT

Munley receives

national honors

Local attorney Marion Munley was recognized with not one but two national honors.

Munley,of Munley Law,was one of six Pennsylvania lawyers to earn the distinction to be selected to the Lawdragon 500. She was also invited to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America is an elite list of attorneys nationwide from all practice areas that are selected for a combination of independent editorial research and individual nominations and recommendations.

ABF is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to expanding legal knowledge and advancing justice. The organization’s fellows are judges, lawyers and legal scholars whose careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities.

For more than 30 years, Munley has been a champion of victims’ rights. She devotes her practice to representing individuals and families in personal injury litigation, with a special focus on cases involving commercial truck and tractor-trailer accidents.

Munley is the chairwoman of the American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group and was previously named among the Best Lawyers in America and the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. She is a University of Scranton graduate and earned her J.D. from the Temple University School of Law.

Super students

Students from Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County’s 2019 graduating class who were recently inducted into the CTC chapter of National Technical Honor Society and their districts include Vanessa Polkowski, Zoye Wallen, Jocelyn Uribe, Ryan Dolan, Dakota Dicks, Alissa Cordovez, Brisa Dominguez, Gesileny Taveras, Daisy Dominguez, Jasmine Carmella and Zoey Kermidas, all of Scranton High School; Taryn Wells and Tyler Opeil, Abington Heights; Nicole DellaRocco, John Kulick, Daniel Congdon andNathan Darenkamp, Forest City; Dylan Davey, Dunmore; Kyle Tullio, Angel Novojoski and Katarina Johnson, Mid Valley; Breona Cox and Joseph Kessler, North Pocono; Joanna Van Dunk, Valley View; Jessica Saxon and Henry Trapp, Lakeland; Thomas Griffiths and Tania Grissom, West Scranton; Skieler Herchik, Carbondale Area; and Megan Gashi, Holy Cross High School.

They were honored during a ceremony on April 3 during the CTC’s 20th NTHS induction ceremony.