David J. Selingo, Esquire

David J. Selingo is the Managing Member of the firm. He founded the practice in 2001 after working as a defense lawyer for almost a decade. It’s with that focused insight of both sides that he continues to build and grow Selingo Guagliardo with solid success for his clients.


Practice Areas:  Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith; Motor Vehicle and Truck Accidents, Slip and Falls and Medical Malpractice

Admitted:  1992, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Law School: University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1992

College: King’s College, B.A., Government/English, 1989

Member: Pennsylvania Bar Association; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Community Involvement: King’s College Board of Directors, 2012-present; Member of the King’s College President’s Counsel, 2004-2012, served as Chair, 2006-2010; Kinship Square, a Wilkes-Barre based community development corporation, Board of Directors and Chair, 2006-present; Back Mountain Baseball Board Member, 2006-2012 and volunteer legal counsel, 2012-present; Responsive Party Services Board of Directors, 2014-present

Honors: Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Accredited Agency 1999, recertified 2004, 2009, 2014; Certified Pretrial Advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy, 2012; Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating for Professional Excellence; Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star 2005, 2006; Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2007 through present by Philadelphia Magazine; Elected in 2008 as a Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honor society limited to 3,500 lawyers nationwide; Awarded Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award honoring communication, responsiveness, service and value delivered to clients

Biography: Summer Law Clerk, Honorable Peter Paul Olszewski, 1990; Adjunct Professor, King’s College, Constitutional Law, 1992-1995; Associate, Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, 1992-1996; Litigation Counsel, Jacobs & Saba Nationwide Insurance, 1996-2001

Reported Cases: Brotoski v. Lucchino, No. 942 MDA 2002, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 2003 PA Super 406; A.2d 751; 2003 Pa. Super. LEXIS 3719, March 18, 2003, Argued, October 28, 2003 Filed; Diehl v. Blaw-Knox, Case No. 02-3151, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 360 F.3d 426; 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 4718, January 9, 2004, Argued, March 12, 2004, Filed


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