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James Joseph Munnelly

James Joseph Munnelly

Exton, Pennsylvania

James Munnelly is a member of the Education Law Practice Group, focusing on litigation, administrative proceedings, appellate cases and special education matters. Prior to joining the firm, James received his litigation experience working for a private criminal defense firm in West Chester, PA. James tried criminal cases as a defense attorney in both adult and juvenile court and during that time, he gained a great deal of expertise in juvenile matters. He has extensive courtroom experience throughout all of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Counties, including, but not limited to, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Bucks, York, Lebanon, Lehigh, and Northampton.

While still in law school, James interned for the District Attorney's Office and was conditionally certified to conduct preliminary hearings and juvenile hearings. He was also a member of Moot Court and President of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society. James is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

James ran track and cross country competitively in high school and college. In his spare time, he enjoys bike riding and playing golf.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Charter School Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2014
  • New Jersey, 2014


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: President, Moe Levine Honor Society
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Honor Society
  • Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Pre-Law

Past Employment Positions

  • Chester County District Attorney's Office, Certified Legal Intern, 2013 - 2014
  • Ciccarelli Law Offices, Associate Attorney, 2014 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chester County District Attorney's Office, 2014

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New Jersey

Mechanicsburg Office
1700 Bent Creek Boulevard, Suite 140
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Phone: 717-620-2424
Fax: 717-620-2444
Mechanicsburg Law Office Map

Exton Office
350 Eagleview Boulevard
Suite 100
Exton, PA 19341

Phone: 610-524-8454
Fax: 610-524-9383
Map & Directions

Mount Laurel Office
309 Fellowship Road
East Gate Center
Suite 200
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Phone: 856-231-5351
Fax: 610-524-9383
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In Maryland call:
Phone: 410-727-2810