Barry Dyller, Attorney in Wilkes Barre Pa
Our founder, Attorney Barry Dyller, spent the first seven years of his legal career litigating high value, high impact cases in New York City. In 1992, Mr. Barry Dyller moved to Northeastern Pennsylvania, formed the Dyller Law Firm, and changed the legal landscape. Before Mr. Dyller arrived, there was virtually no civil rights litigation in Northeastern Pennsylvania. When Mr. Dyller dared to challenge the powers that be, everything changed. Mr. Dyller is fearless. On behalf of his clients, he has sued countless abusive government officials and entities and major corporations.
Mr. Barry Dyller fights for victims of police brutality or excessive force, racial profiling, and other governmental violations of citizens’ constitutional rights. Mr. Dyller fights for victims of racial, gender, age and disability discrimination and harassment. Mr. Dyller also takes on high impact cases involving other types of law, including securities or investment fraud, medical or legal malpractice, or other difficult but important types of litigation.
Mr. Barry Dyller has been involved in many community and law-related organizations, including the Luzerne County Diversity Commission, the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society, Temple Israel, the Jewish Community Center, the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, to name a few. Mr. Dyller is on the Executive Committee of the Civil Rights Section of the American Association for Justice, and has served as its chairman. Mr. Dyller is a frequent speaker to legal professionals and community organizations. Mr. Dyller’s lectures to legal professionals included the topics of police brutality/excessive force litigation; employment litigation; political discrimination and political retaliation. Mr. Dyller lectures at Wilkes University, Penn State University, to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Diversity Education Consortium. Mr. Dyller participated in the Wilkes-Barre NAACP’s Know Your Rights Seminars, and was the keynote speaker at its Racial Summit. Mr. Dyller was awarded the Wilkes-Barre NAACP’s Diversity Leadership Award, its highest honor.
Civil Rights Litigation
- Police Brutality or Excessive Force Litigation
- Political Retaliation or Discrimination
- Arrest or retaliation for exercising free speech rights, for criticizing the police or other government officials
- Other serious litigation where the government or government officials violate citizens’ rights, including when child protective agencies, prisons, or any other government official violates constitutional rights or hurts a person
- Racial discrimination, racial harassment
- Sexual discrimination, sexual harassment
- Age discrimination
- Disability discrimination
Securities or Investment Litigation or Arbitration
- FINRA Arbitrations
- Unsuitable investments, churning, unauthorized trading
- Securities fraud
- Litigation involving serious injuries
- Litigation involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of legal rights
Education and Bar Qualifications
- J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1985
- B.A., Philosophy, Stony Brook University, 1982
- Admitted to Bars: Pennsylvania; New York; United States Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania and the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York