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Carlo A. LaMonica

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Attorney Carlo LaMonica has devoted his entire legal career to helping individuals, families, and small business owners in Northeastern Pennsylvania with many of their important legal needs. He understands that each client’s situation is unique and works with each client to understand their circumstances and goals in order to create the best plan for their distinct situation and needs.

Admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, his practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning and administration, including wills and trusts, probate, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, estate and inheritance taxes, and long-term care planning. Carlo LaMonica, an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, also proudly represents veterans who have been denied service-connected disability benefits.

Carlo has experience representing a diverse range of people, including adults and seniors, married couples and single individuals, traditional and non-traditional families, at all levels of net worth. When meeting with clients, Carlo aims to put them at ease by listening carefully to their goals, issues, and concerns. He analyzes each client’s particular financial and personal situation and develops an appropriate plan of action. Carlo attributes his success in law to always making himself available to his clients, while working on their matters with the greatest compassion and diligence.

Whether you are a family with young children, “empty nesters” developing an estate plan, or a senior wanting your affairs in order, Carlo will provide you with answers to your personal questions, and help you consider important questions that may not have occurred to you—all in straightforward, clear language.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit


Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctor (J.D.), cum laude
Journal of Practical and Clinical Law Managing Editor
Certificate of Merit – Research & Writing
Certificate of Merit – Advanced Writing
Phi Delta Phi – Legal Honor Society

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Master of Science (M.S.)

Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lackawanna Bar Association
  • Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorney

Community Involvement

  • Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc. Elder Law Clinic, Volunteer Attorney
  • Lackawanna Bar Association Wills for Heroes, Volunteer Attorney

Speaking Engagements

  • Managing the Inventory, The Probate Process from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, Scranton, PA, December 2018
  • Veterans Disability: An Overview of a Service-Connected Disability Claim, Lackawanna Bar Association Lunch and Learn, Scranton, PA, July 2018

Military Service

  • Honorable Discharge, United States Army

Awards and Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • PBA Pro Bono Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2018
  • Attorney Samuel Fallk Equal Access to Justice Award, Lackawanna Bar Association & Lackawanna Pro Bono, 2018