Attorney Profile

Peter J. Biscontini

peter@dklawllc.com
Phone: 570-970-5400
FAX: 570-970-5404

Attorney Peter J. Biscontini has considerable experience representing Plaintiffs in personal injury cases throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania including Luzerne County and Lackawanna County. Whether one has been hurt as a result of a car accident, bus accident, tractor trailer crash, slip/trip and fall, medical error or misdiagnosis, product defect or injured at work, Peter’s experience as a personal injury lawyer will ensure you get the representation and trial advocacy you deserve.

In addition to personal injury litigation, Attorney Biscontini has represented clients in Worker’s Compensation matters throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania and surrounding counties. His knowledge and understanding of the Worker’s Compensation Act will ensure you receive the benefits and compensation you deserve for your work injury.

As a student at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Peter was an active member of student government, serving as Representative and Vice-President of the Student Bar Association. He served as Articles Editor for the Duquesne Business Law Journal and authored an article regarding the Freedom of Information Act which reached publication. Peter was also an active member of the Duquesne Law School Trial Team, including competing in the San Diego Trial Lawyers Association trial competition.

Peter, born and raised in Plains, Pennsylvania, actively volunteers his time throughout the community. After receiving a Catholic education at Wyoming Area Catholic, Hoban High School and King’s College, he knows the value and importance of helping the less fortunate, especially people injured at the hands of someone else. He is a proud member of the Plains Lions Club where he aids and helps the most vulnerable of the community. Peter enjoys golfing, and cheering on the Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, and Penn State Football.

EXPERIENCE

  • Distasio & Kowalski, LLC, Attorney – 2015 to Present
  • Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP, Attorney – 2014 to 2015
  • Cefalo & Associates, Attorney – 2012 to 2014
  • Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, P.C., Summer Associate – 2011
  • Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office, Law Clerk – 2010
  • Cappellini Law Offices - 2009

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Plains Township Commissioner – October 2016
  • Luzerne-Wyoming County Drug and Alcohol Executive Commission – 2016
  • Luzerne Cty Young Democrats as VP 2013 – 2015
  • Plains Lions Club – Vice-President
  • Luzerne County Young Democrats – Vice-President
  • Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association
  • Luzerne County Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. – Pittsburgh, PA - 2012
  • King’s College, Bachelor of Arts – Wilkes-Barre, PA - 2009

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Knockdown
  • Products Liability
  • Tractor-Trailer Accidents
  • Railroad Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Premises Liability
  • Worker’s Compensation