Kimberly K. Moraski

Partner

kmoraski@chartwelllaw.com
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(570) 558-4820
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(570) 558-4823
Scranton, PA
125 N. Washington Ave.
Suite 240
Scranton
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PA
18503
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PRACTICE AREAS

Workers' Compensation

In-House Counsel Assistance Including Claims & Underwriting File Analysis and Privilege Determination for Non-Party Subpoenas

Admissions

Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., 2007

Dickinson College

B.A., 2004

Kimberly K. Moraski concentrates her practice on workers’ compensation defense. She represents self-insured employers, insurance companies, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies and is accomplished in handling course and scope matters.

Ms. Moraski skillfully determines strength and weaknesses in her legal representation, which allows her to develop a clear strategy that moves toward the goal of successful resolution.  She understands the importance of regular communication with insurance carriers and clients to provide status updates and risk exposure analysis at all stages of litigation. She is always responsive and available to her clients.

Ms. Moraski began her legal career in criminal defense with the Lackawanna County Public Defender’s Office, where she handled a host of criminal matters, then moved to private practice with a Scranton area law firm where she continued to focus on criminal matters.  

While in law school, Ms. Moraski was a member of the Widener Law Review Journal, receiving the Most Valuable Senior Staff Honor Award, authoring “C.S. v. Department of Public Welfare: A Concurrent Collision of Appellate Review in Two Separate Forums.”  She also received high honors in Civil Procedure, Property Law, and Employment Law courses.

Selected by the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Ms. Moraski received the 2015 Michael K. Smith Excellence in Service Award.  This annual award recognizes an individual who, through exemplary personal and professional conduct, reminds lawyers of their professional responsibilities. In addition, she has been selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® list from 2015 through 2017.  

Ms. Moraski is an active member of the legal community and serves on several committees, including having sat on the Executive Board of the Lackawanna Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc., which provides free or reduced legal services to indigent citizens of Lackawanna County.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Past Executive Board Member

Lackawanna Bar Association, Past Executive Board Member, Young Lawyers Division

Community Service

Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc., Secretary and Volunteer Attorney

Catholic Social Services – St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, Board of Directors

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2015-2017)

Kimberly K. Moraski concentrates her practice on workers’ compensation defense. She represents self-insured employers, insurance companies, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies and is accomplished in handling course and scope matters.

Ms. Moraski skillfully determines strength and weaknesses in her legal representation, which allows her to develop a clear strategy that moves toward the goal of successful resolution.  She understands the importance of regular communication with insurance carriers and clients to provide status updates and risk exposure analysis at all stages of litigation. She is always responsive and available to her clients.

Ms. Moraski began her legal career in criminal defense with the Lackawanna County Public Defender’s Office, where she handled a host of criminal matters, then moved to private practice with a Scranton area law firm where she continued to focus on criminal matters.  

While in law school, Ms. Moraski was a member of the Widener Law Review Journal, receiving the Most Valuable Senior Staff Honor Award, authoring “C.S. v. Department of Public Welfare: A Concurrent Collision of Appellate Review in Two Separate Forums.”  She also received high honors in Civil Procedure, Property Law, and Employment Law courses.

Selected by the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Ms. Moraski received the 2015 Michael K. Smith Excellence in Service Award.  This annual award recognizes an individual who, through exemplary personal and professional conduct, reminds lawyers of their professional responsibilities. In addition, she has been selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® list from 2015 through 2017.  

Ms. Moraski is an active member of the legal community and serves on several committees, including having sat on the Executive Board of the Lackawanna Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc., which provides free or reduced legal services to indigent citizens of Lackawanna County.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Past Executive Board Member

Lackawanna Bar Association, Past Executive Board Member, Young Lawyers Division

Community Service

Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc., Secretary and Volunteer Attorney

Catholic Social Services – St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, Board of Directors

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2015-2017)

Resources

Articles & Blogs
Course and Scope: Don’t Fall Victim to the Geography Rule
September 12, 2019
August 7, 2019