Brian Kent

 
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2010-2017

Brian Kent, Philadelphia, PA and NJ Personal Injury LawyerRecent Case Results

$4 million – Carpenter framer fell from a roof at a residential construction site
$3 Million – Medical malpractice case involving post-op infection
$1 Million – DUI accident case against multiple parties; subsequent medical negligence alleged
Six Figure Recovery – Against a religious high school for negligent supervision of a teacher who engaged in sexual conduct with a student

Coming from a family of iron workers, firm founder Brian Kent understands the importance of work safety at construction sites. He has combined his passion for helping those hurt and injured on the job in workplace accidents and those who are victims of crime with his expertise in the courtroom. He’s quickly risen up the ranks among the preeminent personal injury lawyers in Philadelphia, having worked on numerous cases resulting in multi-million dollar settlements. In 2008, Brian was one of only 35 attorneys in the state of Pennsylvania to be named a “Lawyer on the Fast Track.” In 2011, Brian’s article Workplace Safety was featured in Trial Magazine.

Prior to representing personal injury victims, Brian was fighting for the rights of sexual assault victims as a prosecutor in the Sex Crimes Unit of the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. In addition to representing those injured on the job in workplace accidents, Brian draws upon his experience as a prosecutor to represent victims of crime in civil lawsuits. Brian has a Masters in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and currently serves as a lecturer in the trial advocacy program at Drexel University School of Law.

Areas of Practice

Industry Recognition

    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Star (2010-2012)
    • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania (2011-2015)
    • National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 in Pennsylvania (2011-2015)
    • Legal Intelligencer – Lawyer on the Fast Track (2008)

Speaking Engagements

    • Presenter, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests Conference – Defamation and Civil Lawsuits, 2017
    • Presenter, National Crime Victim Bar Association Annual Conference – “Current Issues in Litigating Civil Cases for Crimes at the Workplace” 2013
    • Trial Magazine Featured Article – “Workplace Safety” 2011
    • Presenter, National Crime Victim Bar Association Conference – “Cooperation Between Civil Attorneys and Prosecutors When Civil and Criminal Cases Overlap” 2009

Leadership

    • American Ireland Fund – Young Leaders of Philadelphia (Chair)
    • Pennsylvania Innocence Project – Board of Directors
    • Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project – Child Advocate
    • University of Delaware Alumni Association – Board of Directors
    • University of Delaware Alumni Association – Philadelphia Alumni Board President
    • Temple University Beasley School of Law – Lecturer in Trial Advocacy
    • Drexel University School of Law – Adjunct Professor

Memberships/Associations

    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association of Justice
    • Pennsylvania Association of Justice
    • Montgomery County Inn of Court
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • National Crime Victim Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Montgomery County Bar Association

Education

    • Master of Laws (LLM), 2008 (Trial Advocacy)
      • Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law
    • Juris Doctor, 2003
      • Temple University – Beasley School of Law
      • National Trial Team – National Champion, 2002
      • National Trial Team – Outstanding Advocate, National Championship Final Round, 2002
      • Regional Finalist – American Trial Lawyers Association National Trial Competition, 2003
      • Victor A. Jaczun Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
      • Outstanding Advocate Award for Trial Advocacy
    • Bachelor of Arts, 2000 (International Relations)
      • University of Delaware

Licensure

    • Pennsylvania
    • New Jersey
    • Illinois
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for New Jersey

Languages

    • Spanish, Italian

Page last updated: October 16, 2017