Joshua D. Scheets

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Joshua concentrates his practice on the defense of claims made and suits brought against companies involving toxic tort litigation. Joshua also handles litigation involving premises liability, construction defects and automobile liability.

In 1998, Joshua graduated from Drew University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychobiology, a dual major. After graduating from Drew, Joshua worked for several years as a mental health counselor and case manager in child protective services before entering law school in 2003.

Joshua attended the Rutgers School of Law - Camden, New Jersey, earning his juris doctor in 2006. During this period, Joshua served as an articles editor for the Rutgers Law Journal. As well, he participated in the externship program during his third year of law school, where he externed for The Honorable John S. Holston, Jr. in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division and helped to author a precedential opinion in the field of insurance coverage.

Prior to joining the firm, Joshua worked as an associate at a civil litigation law firm in Philadelphia where he concentrated his practice in the fields of toxic torts, warranty litigation and product liability.

Soon after joining Marshall Dennehey, Joshua acted as the firm's lead attorney in assisting clients nationwide to navigate the onerous MDL- Asbestos docket when it roared back to life in 2008 until its virtual closure in 2015. In 2016, Joshua took the Delaware bar and, following admission into Delaware, moved to the Wilmington office where he focuses on handling a variety of casualty cases. Joshua is active in his local community where he coaches youth sports and serves on the executive boards of different youth sports organizations.
Published Works

“Bare with Me: The Effect of Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc. on Equipment Defendants in Asbestos Litigation in Pennsylvania,” Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2015

Admissions
Delaware
2016
Pennsylvania
2006
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2009
District Court District of Delaware
2017
Education
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden (J.D., 2006)
Drew University (B.A., 1998)
Year joined
2008