The attorneys at Burke Vullo Reilly Roberts, Attorneys at Law, carry on the tradition started in 1933 by Thomas F. Burke, Sr., the father of current partner, Joseph D. Burke. 

The firm presents the following information about its attorneys:

Joseph D. Burke

Practice Areas: Business Law; Risk Management; Civil Litigation; Products Liability Defense; Arbitration; Mediation

Education: Widener University, J.D., 1984, Lehigh University (B.A. in Economics/Government, 1980)

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships: Pennsylvania (Member, Professionalism Committee) and American Bar Associations; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association (Former Executive Committee Member); American Association for Justice.

Biography: Staff Member, Law Review, The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Moot Court Honor Society, Widener University School of Law. Former Law Clerk to the Hon. Patrick J. Toole, Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania. General Counsel, Pride Mobility Products Corporation. Named 2005 and 2006 Super Lawyer by Pennsylvania Law & Politics. Fellow: Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Fellow, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America.

Joseph L. Vullo

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Employment and Civil Litigation

Education: Georgetown University, J.D., 1984, Bucknell University, B.A., Psychology, cum laude, 1981

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships: Pennsylvania Bar Association; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

Biography: Former Deputy District Attorney, Luzerne County, 1997-1999.  Current Solicitor, Edwardsville Borough Zoning Board and Planning Commission.  Former Adjunct Professor, Legal Research and Writing, Luzerne County Community College. Former Solicitor: Wyoming Borough; Edwardsville Borough; Franklin Township. Member, Board of Directors: West Pittston Little League, 2001-2007; Greater Pittston Y.M.C.A., 2001-2007; Housing Development Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 2004—.

Eileen A. Reilly

Practice Areas: Business Law; Taxation; Estate Planning; Wills, Trust and Estates; Probate

Education: University of Chicago, J.D., 1985, Princeton University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1981; University of Chicago, M.B.A., 1985

Admitted: 1985, Pennsylvania

Memberships: Luzerne County, Lackawanna County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association.

Donald P. Roberts

Practice Areas: Business Law; Finance; Real Estate Law; Estate Planning; Wills; Trusts and Estates; Probate

Education: Widener University, J.D., 1992, Pennsylvania State University, B.S., cum laude, 1988

Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania; 1998, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Memberships: Luzerne County and Pennsylvania (Member, Elder Law Committee) Bar Associations; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association.

Biography: Member, Northeastern Pennsylvania Estate Planning Council

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