Joseph P. Hanyon

JD, LLM, Esquire



2642 Route 940
Pocono Summit, PA 18346

(570) 839-8050
(855) 645-2889

Joseph P. Hanyon - Stroudsburg Personal Injury Attorney

Pennsylvania lawyer Joseph Hanyon has 26 years’ experience in vehicle accident and personal injury litigation, including all aspects of first party insurance claims, wage and medical benefits, third party claims, under-insured and uninsured motorist’s claims and bad faith claims. A native of Pennsylvania he was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1990 and earned his multi-major B.A. from the University of Pittsburg in 1986 in politics, philosophy,  and economics. He received his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in 1990 and a Master’s degree in trial advocacy from Temple University in 1995. His experience also includes land use issues, zoning, and estate litigation, home owner’s insurance claims, construction litigation, general and commercial litigation.

Attorney Hanyon has experience in all types of general and commercial litigation, representation of individual purchasers and large builders in the Pocono Mountains, litigation of estates, property damage, breach of contract, bad faith of insurance companies commercial land use, etc.

Areas of Practice

Court & Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Accepted 1990

USDC Middle District of Pennsylvania

Accepted 1989

Lackawanna County Bar Association

Accepted 1991

Monroe County Bar Association

Accepted 1991


University of Pittsburgh

BA in Philosophy/Politics/Economics

Completed 1988

New York Law School


Completed 1990

Temple University

Master’s in Trial Advocacy

Completed 1995

Certifications & Achievements

Honorary Society

Dickinson Law School

Merit Award

Dickinson Law School

Law Review

Dickinson Law School

Certified Public Accountant

State of Pennsylvania

Highest Honors

Lehigh University

AV Preeminent


Published Works

Custody Relocation Factors

MHK Attorneys – 2012

How Social Media Can Kill Your Claim

MHK Attorneys – 2012

The Buyer’s Handbook: Purchasing Property In The Pocono Mountains

Monroe County Real Estate – 2012

9 Deadly Sins That Destroy Social Security Disability Claims

MHK Attorneys – 2011

The Men’s Book: Divorce in Pennsylvania

MHK Attorneys – 2011

What Every Woman in Pennsylvania Should Know About Divorce

MHK Attorneys – 2011

10 Biggest Secrets To Winning Your Pennsylvania Car Accident Case

MHK Attorneys – 2011

What Every PA Worker Needs to Know about Workers’ Comp

MHK Attorneys – 2011

42 Financial Documents You Need to Know

MHK Attorneys – 2011

13 Ways to Protect Yourself During Divorce

MHK Attorneys – 2011

5 Keys to a Successful Workers Comp Claim

MHK Attorneys – 2011

4 Things that will Wreck Your Car Accident Claim

MHK Attorneys – 2011

Classes & Seminars

Monroe County Real Estate Conference

Speaker – 2012

Radio Show with Lynn & Laura

Speaker – 2012


Speaker – 2011

Estate Talk

Speaker – 2008

M Realty Conference

Speaker – 2004

Awards & Credentials

Reader's Choice Award

Pocono Record
1st Place – 2019

Superb Rating

Awarded – 2011

Notary Public

Awarded – 2011

AV Preeminent

Awarded – 2010

5/5 Review Score

Awarded – 2010

Pocono Choice Award

Adam’s Outdoor
Awarded – 2007

Employment History

Penn Realty Settlement Services

President & Director
2009 – Present

West End Volunteer Fire Company

2002 – Present

New York City Department Of Finance

Law Clerk

New York Law School Litigation Clinic

1989 – 1990

Leshanki & O’Sullivan

1988 – 1990

West End Ambulance Association

2002 – Present

Reviews & Recommendations

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  • Top Attorney in Northern PA Joe Hanyon has handled a number of matters for me. In each instance, whether it was a civil matter or a real estate issue, he has been exceptional. Joe has surrounded himself with a team... show more

    Jon O.

    A True Real Estate Expert I have referred Attorney Hanyon to a number of my mortgage clients. He has proven to be helpful, caring, and more knowledgeable than any attorney I have referred in the past. My clients have all... show more


    Insightful & Intelligent Mr. Hanyon has excellent foresight, is an intelligent attorney, and he keeps your best interests in mind. He's totally resourceful and is a forward-thinker with a true understanding of what you go through during stressful... show more

    Henry B.
  • Superior Service I have known Atty. Hanyon for many years. He advises me on many issues and is always willing to listen, understand and recommend a course of action. In talking with him you can quickly ascertain... show more


    Results-Oriented MHK Attorneys assisted me with my Social Security Disability (SSD) application and appeal. My caseworker Michelle, an SSD Paralegal, helped me throughout the whole process. She is professional, knowledgeable, and compassionate. Attorney... show more

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    Charles G.

    Reasonable Fees & Great Results Considering the high level of representation provided by MHK Attorneys, there fee structure is very reasonable given the results they achieve for the client. I would highly recommend this law firm and will continue to... show more

  • Good Communication & Experience I would highly recommend Attorney Hanyon for all Real Estate Cases. His knowledge of the real estate laws and all related matters involving real estate, such as title, financing, taxes, appraisals, purchases and sales, both... show more


    What a Difference! After years of my OLD attorney being man handled be my workers' comp insurance company, I finally found an attorney who is knowledgeable and had the confidence to take the big company head-on. Without Attorney... show more


    Extremely Knowledgeable Mr. Hanyon is extremely knowledgeable and knows every minute detail on all aspects of law. He assisted me and my wife in a complicated real estate transaction. It was a nervous time for us because... show more

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    John H.
  • What a Wonderful Experience! 5 years ago, a community absorbed my parents home into their jurisdiction. Due to a plumbing issue, my parents were forced to install a wastewater drainage pipe in their yard. When the community noticed the... show more