PHILADELPHIA (October 2021) – Personal injury law firm Laffey, Bucci & Kent is pleased to announce that Guy D’Andrea has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to serve as a member of the Committee on Rules of Evidence. He will serve a three-year term commencing October 1, 2021. D’Andrea is one of nine members of the committee in the Commonwealth. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania created the Committee on Rules of Evidence to advise and assist the court in prescribing general rules governing all court proceedings in the Commonwealth.
“It is such an honor to serve on this committee as evidence is the cornerstone of trial law upon which justice rests,” said Guy D’Andrea. “There is no greater commendation at this stage in my legal career.”
D’Andrea is a skilled high-profile criminal and civil trial lawyer who has litigated a multitude of jury trials and bench trials. He frequently handles cases nationally involving sexual and physical assaults in institutional settings including boarding schools, residential treatment facilities, hospitals, universities, sports organizations, day care centers, and schools. In addition, he litigates cases against religious organizations who have permitted children to be abused for decades.
“We are beyond proud of Guy, his dedication to trial law, and his work on behalf of people who have been abused in institutional settings,” said Jeff Laffey, firm managing partner. “He works tirelessly to advocate for our clients to helping them achieve justice.”
In 2022, D’Andrea was voted in a for second term as Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Council, which is a part of the National Crime Victim Bar Association. The association provides support and resources to the civil attorneys representing survivors and who have dedicated their lives to advocating for justice for crime victim survivors. He also serves as Chair-Elect of the LGBT Caucus, which is one of four caucuses within the American Association of Justice.
D’Andrea received his law degree from Widener University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Maryland.
About Laffey, Bucci & Kent
The law firm was founded in 2009 by Jeff Laffey, Paul Bucci & Brian Kent. Each attorney brings a wealth of trial experience to the firm. Combined, attorneys at the firm have over 50 years of experience and have obtained over $200 million for their clients. In addition to crime victim injury cases, the firm handles a variety of personal injury matters including work injuries, construction accidents, defective product injuries, auto injuries and more.