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 Widener University School of Law where she served as the Secretary of the Student Bar Association, an elected position. She graduated in 1998 achieving a Juris Doctor degree.

Since that time, Valerie has been persistent in pursuing 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 focuses her practice on personal injury litigation, representing people involved in:

Personal InjuryCar AccidentsTruck AccidentsMotorcycle AccidentsBus AccidentsUninsured MotoristsUnderinsured MotoristsDram ShopElevator & Escalator AccidentsSlip and FallConstruction AccidentsMedical MalpracticeAutomobile DefectsWrongful DeathTortSexual HarassmentWorkers’ CompensationSocial Security

Throughout her career, Valerie has been extremely successful is resolving civil matters for her clients. She has recovered millions of dollars in damages against negligent tortfeasors and their insurance carriers. She continues to litigate a wide variety of personal injury and 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 her previous clients. Additionally, she receives many referrals from other attorneys, judges and colleagues.

Valerie is married and has two boys who are actively engaged in competitive sports. She also keeps active skiing and running. She spends her free time in the mountains or relaxing on the beach. 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. As a member of the local bar associations, she sits as an arbitrator several times per year hearing cases and rendering awards.

In 2011 and 2012, 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. She also appears in Suburbanlife Magazine, 2014 Top Attorneys edition.

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