Santo Honored by National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
April 27th, 2018 | Nicole M. Santo
Kingston, PA - Attorney Nicole M. Santo, HKQ Law, Kingston, PA has been named to the Top 10 Under 40 in Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.
The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top Personal Injury attorneys in the nation. NAOPIA awards the best Personal Injury attorneys in each state with a prestigious honor of being named “Top 10”, after a rigorous, independent selection process. Attorneys that receive this honor demonstrate an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise, and success in their practice.
“I am honored to be recognized as Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys,” said Santo. “Getting justice and peace of mind for my clients is always my top priority.”
Nicole M. Santo, a Principal of Hourigan Kluger & Quinn and member of the Personal Injury Team, joined the firm in 2010. Her practice is focused on litigating all types of personal injury claims, including medical malpractice claims, motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, products liability and crashworthiness claims. She has been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Personal Injury and prides herself on being passionate about her cases and working hard for her clients so they can obtain just compensation for their injuries.
Attorney Santo was born and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania, graduating from Wyoming Seminary in Kingston. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science, public relations, and international studies, with a minor in Spanish from The Pennsylvania State University. While at Penn State, she spent a semester studying in Barcelona, Spain, served as president of Gamma Phi Beta sorority and was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
In 2010, Attorney Santo earned her law degree from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, where she was named valedictorian of her class and graduated summa cum laude. While at Widener, she earned awards for receiving the highest grade in six of her classes, served as president of Widener’s Student Bar Association and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
She is currently licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of the Luzerne County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.
Attorney Santo is a former Governor of the Westmoreland Club, a Board Member of Dress for Success Luzerne County and resides in Shavertown with her husband, Peter.