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Barry C. Shabbick, Esq.

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Phone: (610) 826-3122
Fax: (610) 826-3123

533 Delaware Ave.
Palmerton, Pennsylvania 18071


Cindi L. Reitz

Mr. Shabbick founded Shulman and Shabbick dedicating his practice to helping clients in the areas of workers' compensation, personal injury, family law and divorce, social security disability, and general civil litigation. As the son of a coal miner from a small town, Mr. Shabbick understands the unique challenges facing many blue collar working families. Mr. Shabbick has handled thousands of workers compensation cases throughout various stages of litigation. He has argued before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court to protect the rights of a deceased worker’s family in receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Mr. Shabbick has utilized his unique experience of previously working as an insurance adjuster to expose and prevent efforts by employers and their insurance carriers from shortchange their employees.

In the area of family law, Mr. Shabbick has extensive experience handling thousands of divorce, custody, protection from abuse, and child and spousal support cases throughout the Lehigh Valley. Mr. Shabbick has successfully fought for a father who was wrongfully accused of abuse to obtain primary physical custody of his children. Mr. Shabbick has also represented mothers and grandparents in protecting their rights to custody and support, while ensuring the best interests of the children involved are met.

Mr. Shabbick’s personal injury experience includes obtaining million dollar settlements for families who suffered at the expense of another’s negligence. Whether your matter involves motor vehicle, slip/trip and fall, or medical malpractice, Mr. Shabbick will assure your receive the proper medical treatment for your injuries and fair compensation for your pain and suffering.

Mr. Shabbick is an active member of the Carbon County Bar Association acting as Chancellor in 2013. He is a lifetime member Lehigh Township Rails to Trails having served as secretary to the organization from 2010-2013. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and biking the beautiful Lehigh Valley with his wife and visiting Scottsdale Arizona.


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1980

B.A., Lafayette College, 1971

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Pennsylvania Bar, 1980
Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 1980
Federal District Court – Middle District of PA , 1983
Federal District Court – Eastern District of PA, 1984
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Carbon County Bar Association
Member Since: 1980
Chancellor 2013

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member Since: 1980

Featured Cases and Matters

Am. Rd. Lines & Lexington Ins. Co. v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd. (Royal), 39 A.3d 603 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2012)

Successfully obtained workers compensation benefits for a deceased trucker and his family defeating a claim that the trucker was an independent contractor.

Non-Legal Activities

Lifetime Member of Lehigh Township Rails to Trails

Secretary 2010-2013

Lehigh Township Rails to Trails is dedicated to supplementing and supporting organizations that provide recreation for all age groups in and around Lehigh Twp, Northampton County PA.

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