Daniel J. Distasio

in Wilkes-Barre, PA


Daniel Distasio has been a litigator for over 35 years and is a principal in the law firm of Distasio, Kowalski & Yelen in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  He represents clients in personal injury matters throughout the counties of northeast Pennsylvania as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.

Dan concentrates his practice on all types of personal injury matters including automobile and trucking accidents; medical malpractice; premises liability; construction accidents; slip and falls and wrongful death claims. He is a sought-after personal injury lawyer who gets results for the clients he represents.

  • Distasio, Kowalski & Yelen, LLC, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Partner, 2023 to present.
  • Distasio & Kowalski, LLC, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Partner/Principal, 2011 – 2022
  • Scartelli, Distasio & Kowalski, PC, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Principal, 2005 – 2011
  • Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC, Kingston, PA, Principal, 1993 – 2005
  • Liebert, Short & Hirshland, Philadelphia, PA, Partner, 1987 – 1993
  • Foulkrod, Reynolds & Havas, Harrisburg, PA, Attorney, 1985 – 1987
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Main Practice Areas

Auto & Truck Accidents

Our attorneys are here to guide you through the process of fighting for justice after a serious car or truck accident. 

Medical Malpractice & Medical Misdiagnosis

Distasio & Kowalski has an exceptional record of success in fighting negligent doctors and hospitals in Pennsylvania.

Birth Injury

We understand your suffering and are here to legal representation if your baby is the victim of a tragic birth injury. 

Personal Injury

If you were seriously injured in any type of accident, they DKY personal injury attorneys will fight aggressively for you.

Wrongful Death

We are injury attorneys dedicated to fighting for the rights and recoveries of families who have lost loved ones.

Wills, Estates, & Trusts

Our experienced attorneys will hep you create a strategy to ensure that your assets move easily to the next generation.

Workers' Compensation / SSD

If you have been injured at work or are seeking SSDI or SSI benefits and have been denied, our attorneys are here for you.

General Practice

Criminal Law
Family Law
Real Estate Law