John King devotes his practice to representing people who have suffered personal injuries. He has achieved settlements, awards, and verdicts through all aspects of personal injury litigation. Mr. King’s advocacy experience ranges from jury trials for motor vehicle and premises liability matters to bench trials for insurance coverage disputes, as well as appeals, arbitrations, and mediation. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
In 2011, Mr. King sustained serious injuries after being struck as a pedestrian by a motor vehicle. This experience spurred his interest in personal injury litigation. Mr. King draws on his own experiences with personal injury to empathize with his clients and advocate on their behalf.
Mr. King graduated magna cum laude from Widener University School of Law in 2015. Before attending law school, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Minor in the Legal Environment of Business from Penn State University, completing his undergraduate studies in only 3 1/2 years. In addition to his studies, he served in Penn State’s student government and worked a part-time job. Before attending Penn State, he graduated from St. Joe’s Prep high school.
While in law school, Mr. King was a dedicated student and ranked in the top 10% of his graduating class. He was selected to join the Widener Law Review and was later chosen as a member of the editorial board, receiving the Outstanding Board Member award from his peers. Mr. King was chosen as a member of the Moe Levine Honor Society, Widener’s honor society dedicated to trial advocacy. In his final semester, Mr. King and his teammate won Widener’s annual Hugh B. Pearce Competition at both the Delaware and Harrisburg campuses. Additionally, Mr. King was also selected to join the Moot Court Honor Society, where he focused on appellate brief writing and oral argument. He was selected to represent Widener at the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. At this national competition, Mr. King and his teammate advanced to the Semi-Finals and received the Runner-Up Best Respondent Brief Award. Mr. King also served as an executive board member for Widener’s Moot Court Honor Society and was the Chairperson for the annual Judge G. Fred DiBona Competition. Mr. King is also a member of the Order of the Barristers, a national honor society recognizing excellence in courtroom advocacy. In his final year at Widener, Mr. King also worked for Widener’s Veteran’s Law Clinic, assisting disabled veterans to apply for benefits and appeal denials.