Joel M. Wolff is a shareholder in the Firm’s Scranton, Pennsylvania office. Mr. Wolff serves as trial and litigation counsel in disputes involving governmental, commercial, and real estate matters. Mr. Wolff successfully counsels individuals, corporations, state and local agencies in various matters, including but not limited to matters involving Act 511, sale of private and public assets, real estate development as well as complex commercial litigation. Mr. Wolff is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Common Pleas and Appellate Courts. Mr. Wolff is a member of the Lackawanna County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Wolff earned his Juris Doctorate from Widener University, where he successfully completed Widener’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. Mr. Wolff also served two years in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s JAG (Judicial Advocate General) Corp., while earning his law degree. His eight years of military service are distinguished by the honors he earned during the U.S. Army’s rigorous training periods. While training for his position in the JAG Corp., he earned the “Coin of Excellence” for his performances in academics, physical training and combat training. He was awarded the “Leadership Award” and named “Honor Graduate” for the leadership ability and academic achievement he demonstrated while training for his position as a mechanic at Fort Knox, Kentucky.