John J. Hare Inducted Into The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

John J. Hare, Esq., Chair of the Appellate Advocacy and Post-Trial Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (AAAL) at the Academy's 2017 Spring Meeting, held April 6 – 8 in Boston.

The AAAL was founded in 1990 to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and to promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Membership is limited to 500 lawyers in the United States and is reserved for accomplished appellate advocates who have demonstrated the highest levels of skill and integrity.  

Over the course of his career, Mr. Hare has litigated more than 300 appeals in state and federal appellate courts. His diverse practice includes cases involving professional malpractice, civil rights claims, product liability, toxic torts, construction accidents, employment claims and premises liability. In addition to litigating cases in the appellate courts, he is actively engaged in developing and implementing trial and appellate strategy, prosecuting and defending pre-trial, trial and post-trial motions, and acting as appellate counsel on trial teams in high-exposure cases.

In 2015, Mr. Hare was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to a three-year term on the Civil Procedural Rules Committee. He co-authored the book, Keystone of Justice: The Pennsylvania Superior Court, 1895-1995, which is one of the nation's leading studies of a state appellate court. He is additionally an active member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations, and he has served on the Board of Governors for the Bar Association for the Third Federal Circuit. Mr. Hare also co-chairs the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, and he submits amicus briefs to appellate courts on behalf of various organizations.

Rated AV-Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, he has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer annually since 2008.