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    Joseph M. Oberlies, managing partner of Connor, Weber & Oberlies, served as an Assistant City Solicitor and a Chief Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia’s Law Department before joining Connor & Weber, P.C. in 1985. The firm was soon renamed Connor, Weber & Oberlies.

    Mr. Oberlies meets the very high criteria of ethical standards set by his peers, as proven by his AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 rating from Martindale-Hubbell*.

    Mr. Oberlies received the 2017 Super Lawyer Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Philadelphia.

    Areas of Practice

    • Civil litigation
    • Insurance litigation
    • Insurance coverage litigation
    • Professional liability defense


    Professional Experience

    • Connor, Weber & Oberlies, shareholder, 1998 – present
    • Connor & Weber, P.C., until renamed, 1985 – 1998
    • Chief Assistant City Solicitor, City of Philadelphia Law Department, 1985
    • Assistant City Solicitor, 1983-1985

    Education

    • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1983
    • Villanova Law Review, 1982 – 1983
    • Hahnemann Medical College and Graduate School, 1979 – 1982
    • St. Joseph’s University, B.A., cum laude, 1979

    Admissions

    • United States Supreme Court, 2004
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1984
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1983
    • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1995
    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1983

    Associations

    • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Philadelphia County Bar Association, member, State Civil Committee
    • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
    • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

     

    * AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.