Scranton, PA – Munley Law is pleased to announce that partner Marion Munley has been elected by the members of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Board of Governors to serve on the AAJ Executive Committee.
“It is an immense honor to serve alongside the nation’s top trial lawyers on the AAJ Executive Committee,” Munley said. “I wholeheartedly embrace this opportunity to advance the mission of the AAJ and uphold Americans’ rights to a jury trial.”
The American Association for Justice is a nationwide network of trial lawyers whose mission is to promote a fair and effective justice system and to ensure that people who suffer injury due to negligence or misconduct can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when up against powerful interests.
Munley has a longstanding record of service and leadership within the legal profession. A longstanding member of AAJ, she currently serves on its Board of Governors, the Board of Trustees for the National College of Advocacy, and on a number of committees. She belongs to the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus and served as chair from 2016-2017, and to the AAJ Trucking Litigation Group where she became the first female chair in 2018. She was twice awarded the AAJ Above and Beyond Award for exceptional contributions to the organization, and in 2020 she received the Distinguished Service Award for special assistance to the organization’s president. Munley was also recently presented with the prestigious Marie Lambert Award from the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus. Among her other professional affiliations are the American Board of Trial Advocates, the International Society of Barristers, and the Summit Council.
Munley has earned triple board certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial, Civil Practice, and Truck Accident Law. She has been named to the Best Lawyers in America list by Best Lawyers since 2012 and was selected as “Lawyer of the Year: Personal Injury – Plaintiffs” for the Allentown Metro Area in 2020. Marion has also been selected to the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for the last 15 years and has been consistently recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers Magazine.