Martin S. Kardon, Esq.


Martin (Marty) S. Kardon is a nationally recognized expert in the field of elder abuse and neglect. He has served on the Executive Committee and as the Chair of the American Association of Justice’s Nursing Home Litigation Group with over 400 members from across the country. He is active in consulting and teaching other attorneys how to best represent the interests of the frail elderly. He is an author and frequent lecturer throughout Pennsylvania and the country. His knowledge and opinions are sought out by the news media and he has been quoted by the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Consumer Reports, and other publications on the topic of long-term care litigation. Marty has received the highest possible AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings program, which reports lawyers’ legal ability and ethical standards based upon random, confidential inquiries made to other attorneys in their legal community. He has also been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list every year since 2012 and is active in courts throughout all of Pennsylvania.

Marty is a Montgomery County Pennsylvania native and a graduate of Lower Merion High School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston University and his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 1977. He is licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Massachusetts, and has practiced law in southeastern Pennsylvania since graduating.

After serving as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Law Department, he entered private practice in 1982 with the law firm of Kanter and Bernstein, which, in 1988, became Kanter, Bernstein & Kardon, P.C. He focuses his practice on the representation of victims of nursing home abuse and neglect and their families, as well as those harmed due to medical and hospital errors.

When not practicing law, Marty serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, where he has been active for nearly twenty years. He is the father of four children, a lifelong guitar player, and an avid backcountry desert hiker.

To contact Marty, call our offices at 215-568-5885.

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