Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano Partner Jerry Lehocky has joined the faculty at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law as an adjunct professor.
Mr. Lehocky will be teaching a seven-week course called “Workers’ Compensation and Social Security: Trying the Administrative Law Case.” The course will cover the practical implications of practicing workers’ compensation and Social Security disability, with an emphasis on trial advocacy techniques. It is slated to begin in the Spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year.
“I’m excited about being part of the Drexel family,” Lehocky said. “I look forward to creating a class that enhances the student experience and provides some tools for being very good trial lawyers.”
Lehocky’s foray into teaching underscores the Pond Lehocky’s commitment to education and mentorship of law students. The firm is passionate about education, making it a focus of its community outreach, charitable efforts and workplace culture.
Managing Partner Sam Pond and Associate Taylor Cohen are adjunct professors at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, teaching a course titled “Workers Compensation & The Profession of Law.” That course addresses both the substantive and procedural aspects of workers’ compensation law with the students, as well as all practical aspects of the legal profession.
Pond Lehocky also has a thriving internship program offering students hands-on experience in a professional legal environment and with a culture centered on client service. In addition, the firm sponsors several scholarships.