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Dashevsky, Horwitz, Kuhn, Novello & Shorr, P.C.


  Jeffrey L. Dashevsky, Esquire


Pennsylvania Office

1315 Walnut Street 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-546-4488
Fax: 215-732-6220

New Jersey Office

10 Grove Street
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Phone: 856-354-1700
Fax: 856-216-9554

Email: JDashevsky@DashevskyLaw.com



Mr. Dashevsky has shown his dedication to the rights of consumers as a proud Trial Lawyer by representing families, children and individuals harmed by the negligence of others. As a prominent member of both the local and state Trial Lawyers Associations, he has solidified his commitment to continuing the fight for the preservation of our Civil Justice System. As an esteemed 2-term member of the House of Delegates of the State Bar Association, he has proven his unwavering desire to better the lives of every citizen.

Mr. Dashevsky is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s, Smith School of Business (B.S. degree, 1989), and serves on his alma mater's Board of Directors for the Philadelphia area Alumni Club and Terrapin Professional Network. Mr. Dashevsky attended The Delaware Law School (J.D. degree, 1992). He then honed his courtroom skills by earning an LL.M degree in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law (LL.M degree, 2001), the top-ranked program in the Nation. Mr. Dashevsky has also attended Drexel University School of Medicine’s "Mini-Medical School" program, where he enhanced his understanding of anatomy, medicine, health and treatment to better enable him to advance his clients’ causes.

Mr. Dashevsky has since distinguished himself as a talented civil trial attorney, leading to his recognition as The National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyers", America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Charter Member of the Distinguished Justice Advocates, a "Top 10 Attorney Award" recipient of the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc. and induction as a Lifetime Member of The National Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Not only has Mr. Dashevsky been credited with winning one of the largest jury verdicts in Philadelphia, from a Compulsory Arbitration appealed case, but his advocacy skills have also consistently earned him notable credit in the state Jury Verdict Review & Analysis periodicals and various other legal publications.

Early on in his career, Mr. Dashevsky was aptly recognized as one of the State’s “Finest Under 40,” being one of only 29 lawyers selected from all across the state to receive the coveted "Lawyers on the Fast Track" award. The honor was bestowed upon attorneys by their peers for showing outstanding promise in the legal profession as well as a significant commitment to the community-at-large, working tirelessly in their professional, personal and civic lives to improve the legal landscape and the future of others. Mr. Dashevsky's subsequent professional accomplishments have earned him yearly selection to the "Super Lawyer" list in both PA and NJ, an honor that is limited to no more than five percent of the attorneys per state.

As a result of his stellar career of exhibiting virtue in the practice of law, elevating the standards of the Bar and setting a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate, Mr. Dashevsky was selected as a member of the "Nation's Top One Percent," by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. These advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.

Mr. Dashevsky continuously strives to make a reality the ideal of “equal justice” as the hallmark of the American legal system by volunteering for appointments of pro bono matters and by supporting legal services and public interest organizations in the community. He served for 3 years on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Phila.’s Volunteers for the Indigent Program (“Philly ‘V.I.P.’”) and was inducted into the inaugural Class of The First Judicial District of PA’s “Roll of Honor” recognition program, which he has since been awarded again for his exemplary public service work. Mr. Dashevsky has been humbled on multiple occasions as the recipient of the State Bar Association’s Chancellor’s Award for firm participation in pro bono matters.

After running a successful campaign in 2004, Mr. Dashevsky won election to the Philadelphia Bar Assoc.’s Board of Governors, where he served a 3 year term. A decade later, he was re-appointed to the Board as the liaison of the State Civil Litigation Section. His leadership in the Bar Assoc. is evident from his many appointments, including: Chair of the Rules & Procedure Cmte.; Chair of the Compulsory Arb. Cmte. (3 terms); Chair of the Bar Membership & Placement Cmte.; Chair of Caucus Five of the Standing Cmte. for the Nominating Cmte. of the Executive Board & Board of Governors (2 terms); Secretary of the State Civil Litigation Section; Team Investigator for The Judicial Selection and Retention Cmte.; County Delegate representative in the PA Bar Assoc.’s House of Delegates (2 terms); Member of the Professional Responsibility Cmte. and Secretary of the State Civil Rules Cmte.

Expanding his leadership roles to newly initiated professional organizations, Mr. Dashevsky was a charter Member of: the Y.L.D. of the Andrew Hamilton Circle, the Y.L.D.’s 2020 Cmte., the Phila. Trial Lawyers Assoc.’s Technology Cmte., the Phila. Bar Assoc.’s Website Cmte. and the very first member-at-large of the Phila. Bar Assoc.’s Audit Cmte., a charter member and Board of Director of the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society and the Brandeis Law Foundation, for which organizations he serves as Chair of the Networking Cmte. and Co-Chair of the Communications Cmte.

Mr. Dashevsky is committed to the advancement of professional skills and knowledge and is frequently requested to be a course planner and/or faculty member for Supreme Court accredited, Continuing Legal Education seminars presented by The PA Bar Institute, Lorman Education Services, The Phila. and Penna. Trial Lawyers Assocs., The Dispute Resolution Institute, The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, The National Business Institute, The Camden Co., NJ Bar Assoc., as well as The American Psychological Institute. In addition, through the Phila. Bar Assoc., Mr. Dashevsky has taught high school Civics, through the inaugural A.C.E. initiative program, as well as serves as a volunteer for Mighty Writers, teaching kids to think and write with clarity so they can achieve success at school, at work and in life.

Mr. Dashevsky has authored articles as well as has been interviewed for articles featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer, The Pennsylvania Law Weekly, The Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers News, The Philadelphia Bar Reporter and The Camden County, NJ Barrister. His many professional achievements have been recognized and noted in numerous local news periodicals, as well.

Mr. Dashevsky’s multi-jurisdictional practice in Plaintiff’s tort litigation has lead to his admissions to the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit, the U.S. District Courts for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Courts for the State of New Jersey as well as the Supreme Courts of PA and NJ. Mr. Dashevsky has been admitted pro hac vice to the Delaware State Bar.

Dashevsky, Horwitz, Kuhn, Novello & Shorr, P.C.

1315 Walnut Street 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107    Ph: 215-546-4488    Fx: 215-732-6220    Toll Free - 1-(800)-208-5500

10 Grove Street, Haddonfield, NJ 08033    Ph: 856-354-1700    Fx: 856-216-9554