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Widener University School of Law


  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lackawanna Bar Association
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Association For Justice
  • Minooka Neighborhood Association

Certified Arbitrator – Better Business Bureau

1996 Pennsylvania Supreme Court
1996 U.S. District Court for the Middle District Pennsylvania
1998 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

John P. Finnerty

Mr. Finnerty has been representing clients in Northeastern Pennsylvania as an Attorney with Dougherty, Leventhal & Price, LLP for over 20 years.

Pro bono/Community Service

Active in the community, John serves as President of the Minooka Neighborhood Association, Treasurer of the Minooka Babe Ruth League, and he is Past Chairman of St. Joseph’s Church’s Annual Picnic. He is a lector at Divine Mercy Parish and he is very active in coaching youth sports. Additionally, John and his fellow DLP attorneys in the firm’s Moosic Office have received the Equal Access to Justice Award from Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc. for the volunteer legal services they have provided to those in need each year for the past five years.


Attorney Finnerty is a graduate of the University of Scranton where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Accounting and a Master’s (M.B.A.) Degree in Business Administration. In 1996, John graduated Cum Laude from Widener University School of Law where he distinguished himself as a member of the Trial Advocacy Honor Society.

Municipal Law

Attorney Finnerty has served as the Assistant Solicitor/Solicitor of Pittston Township, Luzerne County, since 2008.


Attorney Finnerty resides in Scranton, PA. He and his wife are the proud parents of four children. You may contact John at the Moosic Office of Dougherty, Leventhal & Price, LLP at 570-347-1011, or you may e-mail him at JFinnerty@dlplaw.com.

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