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Joseph A. Prim, Jr. is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and Boston University School of Law. Although he does become involved in other matters involving substantial injuries, he has been concentrating his practice in workersą compensation matters for 20 years. Mr. Prim has been representing parties in litigation for more than 29 years. He has spoken on ethical concerns and hearsay before the Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and before the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association for CLE credit. Mr. Prim was counsel for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Procedural Rules Committee. He is a former law clerk to the Honorable Edward W. Furia, U.S. Magistrate for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He was formerly a chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and a chair of its Subcommittee on Ethics and its Subcommittee on Local Procedure. Currently, Mr. Prim is the treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He has handled many matters before numerous Pennsylvania workersą compensation judges, judges in many of the Pennsylvania Courts of Common Pleas, commissioners of the Pennsylvania Workersą Compensation Appeal Board, judges of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, and justices of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.