John M. Noble, esq.

noblemediation, LLC
A Limited Liability Co
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www.noblemediation.com

 
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Damon J. Faldowski
Mediator/Arbitrator

 

 

John Noble of noblemediation, LLC


To schedule or inquire about a mediation with Mr. Faldowski please contact legal assistant Michele Miller directly at:

Direct Dial: 724-925-1123
eFAX: 412-202-4118
Email address: michele@noblemediation.com

Mailing address:
noblemediation, LLC
378 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601


EDUCATION

  • Washington & Jefferson College September 1968 to January 1972 – B.A.
    Washington, PA
  • California University of PA June 1971 – August 1971
    South Texas College of Law May 1974 to August 1976 – J.D.
  • Houston, TX Academic Honor Society – Order of Lytae

CURRENT POSITION

  • noblemediation, LLC – Mediator and Arbitrator January 1, 2018 - present

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

  • Law Offices of Damon J. Faldowski May 1977 to July 1978
    33 West Beau Street
    Washington, PA 15301
  • Phillips & Faldowski, P.C. August 1978 to 1990
    29 East Beau Street
    Washington, PA 15301
  • Phillips, Faldowski & McCloskey, P.C. 1990 to Oct. 1997
    29 East Beau Street
    Washington, PA 15301
  • Phillips & Faldowski, P.C. November 1997 to July 12, 2016
    29 East Beau Street
    Washington, PA 15301

Appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to serve as a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania, 27th Judicial District July 12, 2016 to December 31, 2017.

From May 1977 until October 1997

My primary emphasis was medical malpractice, motor vehicle accident and professional liability defense. I litigated cases on a regular basis in at least eight counties and tried approximately 85 jury trials to verdict.

From November 1997 to July 12, 2016

My practice has continued to be concentrated on personal injury litigation, with a primary emphasis on representing Plaintiffs in State and Federal Courts and injured workers in Administrative Proceedings. During this time I tried approximately 15 jury trials to verdict.

I served as the lead counsel on all of the cases that were tried to a conclusion, including jury trials, bench trials, and administrative proceedings.

I served as a court appointed mediator and judge where I presided over mini-trials for Washington County and was selected, by various litigants, as a neutral arbitrator involving various uninsured and underinsured motorist cases and disputes concerning oil and gas matters.

Approved to serve as a neutral arbitrator by the United States District Court for the Western District

Municipal Solicitor:

McDonald Borough 1978 – 1984
City of Washington 1988 – 1992
North Franklin Township 1992 - 1999

In addition to concentrating on civil litigation the past 35 years, I served as an Assistant District Attorney for Washington County. I also handled defense of criminal cases during the first five years of my practice.

LICENSURE

Supreme Court of PA Admitted May 1977
U.S.D.C. for Western District of PA
U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Allegheny County Bar Association - Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member
Washington County Bar Association - Executive, Ethics and Rules (Chairperson) Committees, Court selected Mediation Panel Member and Judge of mini-trial cases
American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Past President, Vice President and Treasurer
Pennsylvania Association for Justice - Member
Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow
National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Member
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Assoc. - Member

PRESENTATIONS

Guest lecturer for continuing legal education presentations sponsored by the Washington County Bar Association and the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Southwestern Pennsylvania. I have also been a guest lecturer on multiple occasions at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing discussing updates concerning medical malpractice.

RATINGS

Martindale-Hubbell: AV Rated
Designated PA Super Lawyer

HONORS AND AWARDS

Martindale-Hubbell - AV Preeminent Rated Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
2015 National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Nation’s Top 1% Pittsburgh Magazine - 2015 Top Attorneys in Pittsburgh
2016 Best Attorneys of America - Rue Ratings
Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Life Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Member
Washington County Bar Association 2009 Pro-Bono Service Certificate of Appreciation
Avella Mock Trial Team 2001-2002 - Advisor of the Year

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Active member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Eucharistic Minister – 1988 to present
  • Knights of Columbus Member
  • TWIST Softball Girls Softball Coach – 1987 to 1996
  • Washington Youth Baseball Manager/Coach – 1989 to 1998
  • Washington Youth Baseball Council Member
  • Avella High School Mock Trial Team Volunteer Coach – 2001 to 2005
  • World Series Tournaments, Inc. Board Member – 2003 to 2010

PRO BONO SERVICE

  • Washington County Bar Association Pro Bono Service Certificate of Appreciation – 2009
  • Dominican Republic Outreach Mission Trip – 2015 and 2016

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