KWAK LAW FIRM


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796 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18705
Phone: (570) 825-7070     Fax: (570) 825-7773

​If you don't know your rights - you can't fight for them.

KURT J. KWAK, ESQUIRE


Kurt is originally from Wilkes Barre, PA and he is the third son of Joseph and Joan Kwak. His two brothers and sister have also attended law school making family gatherings and holidays very interesting.  His parents taught each of their children the ethics of hard work, high values, honesty and dedication.


He is a very proud father of one son, who is a student in the Dallas Area School District, where he is an honor student and active in various sports.


Kurt is a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and was active is various sports including football.  Kurt continued his education at Rochester University, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Temple Law School.


He began his law career as an associate at a local law firm specializing in workers' compensation, social security disability and personal injury.  The time came for Kurt to become his own boss and our firm was founded.


Additionally, Kurt comes from a labor union family,  The list of family union members include:


  • His great-grandfather and his grandfather both worked in the coal mines of northeast Pennsylvania.  
  • His maternal grandfather was a newspaperman for 40 years and served as president of the American Newspaper Guild (ANC).  
  • His father was an educator for 40 years and was president of the Wilkes Barre Education Association (WBEA).  
  • His mother was also an educator at St Nicholas-St Mary's in Wilkes Barre and an executive board member of the Scranton Diocese Association of Catholic Teachers (SDACT).


This history instilled union values in Kurt from an early age and has molded his philosophy:


IF YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - YOU CAN'T FIGHT FOR THEM


Though the firm is young, Kurt has remained a well-versed, dedicated and seasoned attorney in his areas of practice with over 25 years of experience.


Experience


Kurt has represented his clients in all phases of litigation, both trial and appellate, that covers appeals and/or arguments before the Workers' Compensation Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court, the Supreme Court and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania as well the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


Memberships


  • US Court of Appeals for Third Circuit
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • ​US District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Lackawanna Bar Association
  • Wilkes Barre Law & Library Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice


OUR LEGAL TEAM


The Kwak Law Firm has a staff of very qualified paralegals to assist in successfully resolving your legal matters.  


We are a very progressive office, and most of our paralegals work from home, though rest assure, each of our staff members has years of legal experience.  


In today's day and age, it is not necessary for qualified employees to travel to the office to sit at their assigned desk or office.


All of our paralegals are available to our clients via direct dial numbers and/or email.


Additionally, though your legal matter is always a team effort, you will be assigned one of our qualified paralegals as your personal contact regarding your case.


EXPERT LEGAL ADVICE


​With more than 25 years of experience, the Kwak Law Firm is a one-stop shop for all of your legal needs. From workers' compensation, social security disability, and auto injuries to appeals, mediation and arbitration, we have you covered.


We represent a wide variety of clients and if we do not have the expertise to represent you in a particular matter, we will arrange for you to be referred to an attorney and/or law firm to best represent you with your legal issue.  


We have long standing association with one of the best firms in Philadelphia to assist you with issues regarding:


  • Defective products,
  • Medical malpractice,
  • Nursing home injuries,
  • Personal injury, as in slip and falls,
  • Pharmaceutical and bad drug injuries,
  • Premises liability, and
  • Traumatic injuries.


Our approach is to provide you with our full attention and dedication, whether with our office personally or with our trusted Philadelphia alliance, we aim to protect your interests and exceed your expectations.


CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR A FREE CONSULTATION

 

EVENING, WEEKEND AND HOME APPOINTMENT ARE AVAILABLE

AT THE DISCRETION OF THE ATTORNEY


IF YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

YOU CAN'T FIGHT FOR THEM 

and 

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER