Ernest A. Sposto, Jr.

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    Attorney Ernest A. Sposto Jr. has been practicing law in the area for 20 years.  He is a native of northeastern Pennsylvania, who was born in Scranton and raised in Dickson City.
After earning an engineering degree from Lehigh University, he worked for Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, CT before returning to the area to work in manufacturing and earning an MBA from the University of Scranton.
He then earned a law degree from Temple University School of Law and began practicing law in the area in 1996.
His primary areas of practice include Bankruptcy, Immigration, Real Estate & Will and Estate Administration.


  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. District Court,
    Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court,
    Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Temple University, J.D., magna cum laude (1996)
  • University of Scranton, MBA (1988)
  • Lehigh University, B.S. Industrial Engr. (1983)

Associations & memberships

  • Lackawanna County, Luzerne County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Biographical details
Author: “A Reasonable Search,” 68 Temple Law Review 875 (1995). Law
Clerk: Chief Judge D. Sloviter, Third Circuit, Fall 1995; Justice R.
Castille, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Spring 1995; Judge Thomas Blewitt,
U.S. Magistrate, Summer 1994. President, A.A. Box and Pallet
Corporation, 1984 – 1993. Manufacturing Engineer, Sikorsky Aircraft,
1983 – 1984. Associate, Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald, L.L.P.,
1996 – 2003. Adjunct Professor, University of Scranton, “Law for
Accountants,” 2004 – 2006.

Published Cases

  • In re Baldino, 369 B.R. 858 (Bankr. M.D. Pa. 2007)
  • In re Roche, 228 B.R. 102 (Bankr. M.D. Pa. 1998)

Sposto Law Offices, PC serves clients in Scranton and throughout the surrounding counties in Pennsylvania.