Joe Hudock, Jr.

Senior Partner - Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania Superlawyer

Joseph A. Hudock Jr. specializes in all aspects of tort, casualty and insurance defense litigation. He has a broad range of practice areas including claims pertaining to auto, UM/UIM, insurance coverage, bad faith, premises liability, product and much more.

Mr. Hudock has tried over 170 jury trials to verdict all over the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, having argued extensively on behalf of his clients before the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Court. His professional experience coupled with his comprehensive education (with an impressive resume of representative cases) makes him an exemplary leader at the firm. He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2014.



Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – 2014 to 2019

Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County

Pennsylvania Defense Institute


Gallagher v. GEICO (Pa.Super. 2019) (memorandum opinion)

Myers v. GEICO, No. 2:17-cv-3933 (E.D. Pa. 2019)

Coughlin v. Massaquoi, A.3d (Pa.Super. 2016)

Williams v. GEICO, 32 A.3d 1195 (Pa. 2011)

Motorists v. Pinkerton, 830 A.2d 958 (Pa. 2003)

GEICO v. Ayers, 955 A.2d 1025 (Pa.Super. 2008)

Van Kirk v. O’Toole, 857 A.2d 183 (Pa.Super. 2004)

Mannas v. Taylor, (Pa.Super. 2014) (memorandum opinion)

Schifino v. GEICO, No. 2:11-cv-1094 (W.D. Pa. 2013)

Katta v. GEICO, No. 2:11-cv-729 (W.D. Pa. 2012)


  • Undergraduate: Georgetown University, B.A. History, 1988
    Honors: Cum Laude

  • Law School:University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. 1992



  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania

  • United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals


  • German, reading knowledge of French



  • Insurance Law

  • Transportation – Motor Vehicle and Trucking

  • Bad Faith

  • UM/UIM Coverage

  • Premises Liability

  • Product Liability

  • Worker’s Compensation

  • Commercial Law

  • Construction Law

  • Employment Law