Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 15, 2012
Philadelphia law firm Galfand Berger, LLP announces that Norman J. Weinstein has recently joined the firm.
"With a fierce commitment to the principle of community service and over 30 years experience as an advocate for injured workers, Norman Weinstein will lead Galfand Berger’s Community Outreach and Social Action program, continuing his practice of fighting for people who have suffered injustices and injuries," says Debra A. Jensen, Galfand Berger’s managing partner.
“Our firm is excited to have him join us. Galfand Berger shares Norm’s passion for the profession and the clients we serve. Norm’s mission is our mission,” Jensen said.
As Philadelphia injury attorney Weinstein explains, “I was attracted to Galfand Berger for several reasons. It is a stalwart firm, founded more than 65 years ago on values that I embrace including commitment to clients, commitment to community and commitment to the profession.
“The vast majority of my clients have been folks living on the margins and struggling day to day to provide for their families," he said. "Our job as lawyers is to protect those families and make sure a fair result is achieved. Galfand Berger and its experienced team of attorneys and staff will enable me to continue providing these results,” Weinstein said.
About Norman J. Weinstein
Weinstein, a trustee of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, is also past president of the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP), past co-chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is past president of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) and council and trustee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia as well as chairman of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Young Leadership Council. Weinstein has performed pro bono work for the Support Center for Child Advocates, Legal Clinic for the Disabled and Philadelphia Volunteers of the Indigent Program (VIP).
Weinstein is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Community Service Award and has been recognized for his pro bono services by the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is a recipient of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Leadership Award and the Jewish Federation Myer Feinstein Young Leadership Award. Weinstein has also been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list every year since 2005. And, as a result of his AV-rating, Norman was recently listed in Philadelphia’s Top-Rated Lawyers.
About Galfand Berger, LLP
Attorneys at the law firm of Galfand Berger, LLP offer legal counsel primarily in the following areas: