Joseph A. Conlan

Joseph A. Conlan

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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JOSEPH A. CONLAN is an associate with Martin Law and focuses his practice exclusively on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Conlan practiced at a regional defense litigation firm representing employers across Pennsylvania in the area of workers' compensation law and matters of general liability.  Prior to that, he served as a legal intern in the legal department at the School District of Philadelphia.

In the spring of 2014, Mr. Conlan became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court. Mr. Conlan was featured as a panelist in December 2014 at an event at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and shared his personal experiences as a trial lawyer with law students.

In 2005, Mr. Conlan earned his law degree from Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002.

Areas of Practice

  • Worker's Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2007


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 2005
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Communications

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2011 - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member