The Pearce Law Firm, P.C.

The Pearce Law Firm, P.C.

When you are the victim of a personal injury, you need to know that you have an exceptionally smart personal injury lawyer with proven results on your site.

Firm Overview

The Pearce Law Firm specializes in personal injury and employment law and believes in "working toward settlement while aggressively preparing for trial." Edith Pearce has a competitive advantage in settling cases and maximizing recovery for her clients. Ms. Pearce began her legal career working for almost ten years as a trial lawyer for an insurance company and then a defense law firm, giving her inside knowledge on insurance practices and trial defenses.
Main Office
Main Office
1429 Walnut Street, 14th Floor
Philadelphia  PA  19102
Phone
  • (215) 557-8686
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday thru Friday 9-5pm
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
English

Edith Pearce

An exceptionally smart (she is a member of MENSA) and gifted personal injury lawyer, Edith A. Pearce is a well known legal expert who has appeared on various television programs including The Wally Kennedy Show on ABC, It's Your Call with Lynn Doyle and Philadelphia Legal View on Comcast TV. Edith has been consistently listed by Philadelphia Magazine as a "Super Lawyer" in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2015. The Super Lawyer designation is awarded to only 5% of Pennsylvania lawyers, and is based on a survey of more than 34,000 lawyers across Pennsylvania. Edith Pearce has received the highest rating (AV Rating) from Martindale-Hubbell, the country's preeminent personal injury lawyer rating service. An AV rating signifies a lawyer who has "achieved the highest levels of professional skill and integrity," and is only awarded to about 2 out of every 10 lawyers.

William J. Ringland II

William J. Ringland is an associate at The Pearce Law Firm. Mr. Ringland was selected to the 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars List, an award only give to 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Pennsylvania who are age 40 and under or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Mr. Ringland's practice includes a broad variety of employment matters, including the representation of plaintiffs in disability, sex, gender, age, and race discrimination claims; representation at unemployment compensation hearings; and various other employment matters. Mr. Ringland's practice also includes plaintiff's personal injury, including medical malpractice, motor vehicle and premises liability.

Prior to joining The Pearce Law Firm, Mr. Ringland served as a Staff Attorney at the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program as a Conwell Community Fellow. Mr. Ringland's work at Philadelphia VIP included litigating divorce, custody and child support matters for low income Philadelphians, as well as acting as a liaison for Philadelphia's pro bono hub.

Mr. Ringland is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Education
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law
    J.D. , 2009
    He was awarded "Outstanding Oral Advocacy" and "Distinguished Classroom Performance" in Temple's top ranked trial advocacy program. He received his B.A., with honors, from Temple University, with a dual major in English and Political Science.

Brett A. Kier

Brett A. Kier is an Associate at The Pearce Law Firm. Brett focuses his practice on employment matters, including the representation of plaintiffs in race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability discrimination cases. He also handles personal injury litigation, dealing primarily with claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and defective products.

Before studying law, Brett spent 3 years at a geotechnical engineering firm, where he managed on-site inspection activities and provided clients with geotechnical engineering recommendations for large and small construction projects. He draws on that experience to provide a broad and dynamic perspective to the legal profession.

Brett A. Kier is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Education
  • Drexel University School of Law
    J.D.
    He was an associate editor of the Drexel Law Review. While in law school, Brett completed pro bono work with the American Civil Liberties Union and played an integral part in monitoring the Philadelphia Police Department's stop-and-frisks policies as part of a 2011 consent decree. Mr. Kier received a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University in 2008.

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