Valerie K. Williams Background / History
Valerie K. Williams grew up in the small town of Millville, New Jersey. As a high school senior in 1991, she was declared “Best Speaker in South Jersey” by the South Jersey Debate League. Thereafter, she attended Stockton State College and graduated in only three years, achieving a Bachelor of Arts degree (Criminal Justice Major) in 1994. She then attended law school at Widener University School of Law and graduated in 1998 achieving a Juris Doctor degree.
Since that time, Valerie has been persistent in protecting the rights of others. She has spent countless hours in the district courts and common pleas courts throughout Delaware, Philadelphia, Chester, Bucks and Montgomery Counties, litigating both criminal and civil matters.
As a trial attorney, she has focused her practice on personal injury litigation, representing people involved in:
Personal Injury • Car Accidents • Truck Accidents • Motorcycle Accidents • Bus Accidents • Uninsured Motorists
Underinsured Motorists • Dram Shop • Elevator & Escalator Accidents • Slip and Fall • Construction Accidents
Medical Malpractice • Automobile Defects • Wrongful Death • Tort • Sexual Harassment
Workers’ Compensation • Social Security
Additionally, she continues to litigate a wide variety of civil matters. Her clients also include uninsured individuals and business owners.
Since its formation in 2003, Valerie has been the managing partner of Keller, Lisgar & Williams, LLP. Her knowledge, skills and confidence have resulted in repeated recoveries for her clients and her dedication has resulted in satisfied clients. In fact, most of her clients are referred by friends and family members of previous clients. Additionally, she receives many referrals from other attorneysand colleagues.
Valerie is married and has two boys who are actively engaged in competitive sports. When she is not working or participating as a spectator at a sporting event, she spends her free time skiing in the mountains or relaxing at the shore. She is an avid photographer and utilizes many of her own photographs in her client’s cases.
Valerie is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, Delaware County and Philadelphia Bar Associations. She is also a member of the American Association for Justice (also known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). She is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1998) and the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1999) and United States Tax Court. Although not a member of the New Jersey bar, she has in the past, been granted permission by judges to litigate cases in the New Jersey court system. As a member of the local bar associations, she sits as an arbitrator several times per year hearing cases and rendering awards.
In 2011, Valerie was selected as a “Rising Star/Super Lawyer” of Pennsylvania, a peer-selected group of practitioners from around the Commonwealth. No more than 2.5 % of attorneys in Pennsylvania are named to this list.