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Joseph H. Riches


  • Title/Positon: Of Counsel
  • Practice Area: Personal Injury & Subrogation
  • Education: Juris Doctor, cum laude, Delaware Law School of Widener University
  • Experience: 38 Years
  • Address: 1628 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Email: jriches@golkowhessel.com
  • Phone: (215) 845-5338

About Joseph H. Riches

Joseph Riches has over 35 years of experience litigating and resolving complex tort and insurance cases. He brings this expertise to Golkow Hessel, where he focuses on product liability, premise liability, and worker’s compensation subrogation cases.

Joseph was Senior Staff Counsel at the Law Office of W. Kelly McWilliams for over ten years. Previously, he was a Member at Cozen O’ Connor defending insurance companies in complex coverage and bad faith disputes. He routinely conducted training seminars to advise other Counsel and insurance companies on the resolution of coverage disputes and related claims handling practices.

He frequently serves as an arbitrator in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Chester County Court of Common Pleas and served as a child advocate in Philadelphia Family Court.

Joseph graduated, cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science from Temple University in 1976. He received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Delaware Law School of Widener University in 1983. He was a member of the Widener Law Review.

He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Joseph can be contacted at 215-845-5338 or by e-mail at jriches@golkowhessel.com.