Joseph S Toczydlowski

Joseph S. Toczydlowski is a Pennsylvania attorney with 20 years of experience.

Education and Experience

Joseph is a graduate of Scranton Prep.  He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Scranton in chemistry/business. He studied law at the Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1995.

After graduating from law school, Joseph accepted a position as Assistant District Attorney for the Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases including numerous jury trials. He remained in this position until 1999. In 2000, Joseph was elected  for a six year term as Magisterial District Judge for Judicial District 45-3-04. Joseph has also maintained a private practice of law since 1996.  His general practice of law has evolved into a multi-discipline practice capable of professionally

Practice Areas

Joe’s primary practice areas:

  • Personal Injury – Personal injury cases arise when someone is injured because of the negligence or wrongful action of another. If you have been injured in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, slip and fall or due to medical malpractice or a defective product, Joe can help you pursue the justice and compensation you deserve.
  • Workers’ Compensation – Workers’ compensation insurance exists to provide benefits for workers who are injured on the job. If you have been denied benefits, are getting ordered back to work or interested in settling your case, call Joe for a free consultation.
  • Criminal Defense – Criminal convictions can lead to serious consequences, including incarceration and a permanent record. Joe has handled thousands of criminal cases.  If you have been accused of a crime in Pennsylvania, as a former assistant D.A. and District Judge, Joe is your best defense!
  • Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law -Estate planning is essential. Joseph can help you evaluate your current situation and create a solid estate plan that meets your needs. Joe assists clients with Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Estate Probate, Guardianship, Medicaid Planning and all elder law needs.


Joseph understands how difficult it can be to deal with legal problems. Regardless of the nature of your case, he will always treat you with compassion and dignity throughout the case. He will also be available to answer your questions, educate you on your legal matters and provide professional assistance every step of the way.

Joseph is currently accepting new clients in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne, Wyoming, Susquehanna, Pike and Monroe Counties, and throughout the great state of Pennsylvania. If you have any legal problem, please contact Toczydlowski Law today for a free initial consultation.