Jeffrey L. Oster

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Jeffrey L. Oster

Of Counsel

joster@rawle.com

Philadelphia

Tel (215) 575-4249

Fax (215) 563-2583

Bio

Jeffrey L. Oster is Of Counsel to the Firm in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP. He concentrates his practice on general negligence, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, trucking, professional liability, medical malpractice, employment law, and toxic torts.

Mr. Oster has experience at all levels of case management, from pre-litigation advisement and opinion through settlement, arbitration and mediation, and, if necessary, trial. He is also skilled in general contract matters, negotiations and government affairs. He has served as a member of emergency response teams for various national clients. He has obtained numerous defense verdicts at arbitration and/or trial.

Mr. Oster earned his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 2006 and his B.A. from the University of Delaware in 2003.  He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  He has been specially admitted as trial counsel in several other states and also serves as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Mr. Oster performs Pro Bono services for the Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, representing indigent clients in matters involving Protection from Abuse and custody, as well as for the Superior Court of Burlington County, New Jersey, where he represents low-income individuals in defense of minor criminal infractions and family law matters.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  Pro Bono Distinction; First Place, ABA Client Counseling Competition; PILA Fellowship Recipient
  Member of Widener Law Forum, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and Student Bar Association

 
University of Delaware, B.A., Political Science, 2003
  Rho Lambda Excellence in Leadership Award, 2003

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association

Seminars, Speeches & Publications