Mr. Podel earned his B.A. from Temple University in 1973 and received his Juris Doctorate from New England School of Law in 1976 where he was on the editorial staff of the Law review and graduated cum laude. Since 1981 Mr. Podel has dedicated his practice to major personal injury litigation. He was partner at the Center City law firm of Wapner Newman and associates for 16 years until 1997 when he opened up his own practice.
Mr. Podel is a member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, The Philadelphia Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Trial Lawyers association of New Jersey and the Burlington county Bar association. He is the immediate past Chancellor of the Brandeis Law Society and continues to be on the Board of Directors, and is a member of the very exclusive Million Dollar advocates forum.
In addition to being a successful litigator, Mr. Podel has lectured extensively in the field of civil litigation concentrating on trial tactics, emergency room negligence, ethics and medical malpractice and product liability issues. He has been featured in the “Case of the Month Program” of the Philadelphia trial lawyers association and has several published articles. Moreover, he has consulted with attorneys on cases across the country in medical malpractice and product liability cases. Trusted by his colleagues, Mr. Podel also acts in the dispute resolution arena as a mediator or arbitrator for his fellow attorneys.
Margie Angeloni, Paralegal
Margie Angeloni is a graduate of the Philadelphia Institute for Paralegal Training and is a Certified Paralegal. She has over 20 years of legal experience in the field of personal injury litigation and has been employed by our firm since its inception in 1997.
As a paralegal, Margie is involved in almost every aspect of the file from the onset of a claim through its conclusion. As a result, she is actively involved with all clients and enjoys this constant interaction.