|Robert Slota, Jr. has been representing individuals in serious personal injury and death claims for over 20 years. He has extensive experience handling cases involving medical errors and misdiagnosis, spinal cord injury, brain injury, misdiagnosis of cancer, nursing home neglect and abuse, automobile accidents, product liability, premises liability, insurance bad faith, and employment discrimination. Bob has been especially active in protecting the rights of disabled children, both in obtaining compensation for their injuries and securing their rights under federal and state special education and civil rights laws. In addition to representing individuals and families, Bob also has substantial experience assisting corporate clients with commercial litigation. He has been selected by other attorneys on numerous occasions as an arbitrator to hear and decide important injury claims. Bob has also been appointed by the courts of Pennsylvania to serve as a special representative or guardian ad litem in important claims involving injuries to and rights of minor children.
Bob was elected and served as president of the Montgomery Bar Association in 2007, an organization of over two thousand attorneys and the third largest county bar association in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. During his term as President, Bob worked to educate the general public about the role of lawyers in our community, to develop a groundbreaking mediation program for medical error cases, and to educate and inform the public about the importance of Pennsylvania?s judicial election process. For his efforts Bob was recognized by his peers with the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Distinguished Bar President Award. Bob is a longstanding member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice where he has been designated as a Member of the Young Leaders Forum. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association where he serves both in the House of Delegates and as a member of the Judicial Evaluation Committee. He also serves on the board of directors the Montgomery Bar Foundation and the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project and in the past has served on the board of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms. Always active in the community, Bob is currently serving on the board of directors of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame (1984), Bob received his law degree from Georgetown University in 1987.