Joe Dougherty and co-host Frank Ciprero, partner at Pond Lehocky, are joined by Attorney Jennifer Gomez Hardy of The Gomez Law Group
Frank N. Ciprero graduated from Dickinson College in 1995 with a B.A. in Anthropology. In 1998, he earned a law degree from The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University. He served as a legal intern for the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Division. He then became a Senior Associate with a mid-sized defense firm handling Workers’ Compensation and general liability defense litigation in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. With over five years of experience in Workers’ Compensation, he then joined a leading regional firm, where he focused his practice exclusively on Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law.
In June 2010, he joined Pond Lehocky, where he continues to focus his practice on Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law and protecting the rights of injured workers as a Partner.
Mr. Ciprero has been admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He now specializes exclusively in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law, and is certified as a specialist in the practice of Workers’ Compensation Law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He is very active in the community as a member of the Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Montgomery County Bar Associations. He is a member of both the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He has been a guest lecturer at Villanova University School of Law in the area of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law.
Jennifer Gomez Hardy is a fearless litigator with top tier law firm experience and a passion for helping victims who suffer from injuries, in many instances catastrophic, resulting from transportation collisions, premises/product defects, workplace accidents, negligent security, slip/trip and falls.
She understands that a moment in time can change the direction of your life. And in these instances, in these most vulnerable of times, Jennifer empowers her clients with knowledge and a concrete plan to move forward.
Jennifer strives not only to obtain the highest possible recovery for her clients, but also to provide them with thorough and vigorous representation of their case both in and out of court, so that their rights and interests have been fully and skillfully protected.
The secret behind her success? Her creative energy and desire to practice law with a deep conviction for justice; her compassion and ability to relate to people across economic, racial, and religious backgrounds; and her relentless work ethic and commitment to fiercely advocate for her clients. She has always represented people not companies or big corporations.
But her story didn’t begin in the courtroom. It started at a very young age with a keen sensitivity to injustice and a compassion for people. From there, it evolved into participating in various groups and political activities that fought for civility and equality through grassroots efforts.
On a personal note, Jennifer remains active in the community and invests time mentoring. She is a board member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Lawyer Referral and Information Service. She is a recipient of the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star Award.
The Lawyers of Pond Lehocky Show is sponsored by Tony Schuler, CEO of Pinnacle Medical Plus.