SPEROS JOHN KOKONOS

Attorney

Speros John Kokonos joined Perez Morris in 2021. Mr. Kokonos was previously a partner in the firm of Kokonos and Associates before he joined the Gibley and McWilliams firm in July of 2010. With this association, he continued his career-long practice in insurance defense litigation in areas that include construction, commercial carriers, automobile and commercial general liability. Leading Kokonos and Associates for 15 years, his practice consisted principally of business law matters including litigation, contracts, sales and manufacturing, copyright, corporations, employment, commercial collections, real estate, transportation, shipping and business organization. Mr. Kokonos is a former fire chief and volunteer firefighter for over 20 years, and is proud to represent and defend fire and ambulance companies as well as the municipalities that they serve in various civil litigation matters.

His legal career was preceded by eight years of experience working as a machinist and a machine shop representative. This industrial experience complements his legal representation of commercial manufacturers and insureds in diverse matters including products liability, copyright, contracts and sales involving specially-manufactured goods.

He has successfully litigated insurance and commercial disputes in the state courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a member in good standing with the Luzerne County Bar Association.

 

Admissions

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Court, 1995

United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1995

United States District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2009

New Jersey

New Jersey State Court, 1995

United States District Court District of New Jersey, 1995

 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Luzerne County Bar Association
  • Delaware County Bar Association

 

Community Outreach

  • South Media Fire Company, Volunteer Firefighter 2001 – 2010
    • Former Chief of Fire Operations & Member, Board of Directors
    • Firefighter of the Year, 2003, 2004, 2006