Bob Claraval has been a personal injury trial attorney for over 39 years. He graduated from Penn State and the Dickinson School of Law. For many years he was a partner with Larry Adler and then Larry’s sons Bill and Craig Adler. In 2001 Bob had the pleasure of starting a personal-injury law practice with his wife Attorney Mary Ann Claraval.
Bob has tried many jury trials in Dauphin County and other central Pennsylvania counties. Bob has successfully argued cases in all the appellate courts of Pennsylvania including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Bob is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, in which membership is limited to those attorneys who have displayed excellence in civil trial advocacy by obtaining settlements or jury verdicts exceeding one million dollars. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.)
During Bob’s legal career the Judges of the Dauphin County Court repeatedly selected him as both an arbitrator and chairman of the Court of Common Pleas arbitration panel.
Our firm primarily represents the victims of auto crashes and medical errors. Bob has also had the honor of representing victims of abuse by the clergy and by licensed professionals such as psychiatrists, psychologists and medical doctors. Bob has also represented many lawyers and law firms with their partnership and employment issues.
Bob has been a lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and to Chiropractic Associations. Many chiropractors are close friends of the law practice.
Bob graduated from Penn State in 1970 where he was a multiple letter winner on the varsity tennis team. Today he is an active karate practitioner holding a 7th degree black belt in Isshin-Ryu Karate. Bob was a second lieutenant in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard from 1970 through 1976.