Joel Burcat

Awards and Recognition- Writing

  • Semi-Finalist, ScreenCraft Short Story Contest for Excellence and Cinematic Potential, February 15, 2017, for Leaving Rhodesia. https://screencraft.org/2017/02/15/2016-screencraft-short-story-contest-semifinalists-announced/
  • Quarter-Finalist, ScreenCraft Short Story Contest for Excellence and Cinematic Potential, February 1, 2017, for Leaving Rhodesia and Turning Point. https://screencraft.org/2017/02/01/2016-screencraft-short-story-contest-quarter-finalists-announced/  
  • Quarter-Finalist, ScreenCraft Short Story Competition, for Excellence and Cinematic Potential, January 2016, for Inviatura.
  • Honorable Mention, 2013 Valhalla Press Legal Professionals Writing Contest, for Executioners


Awards and Recognition- Environmental Law

  • "2019 Lawyer of the Year" (for Harrisburg, Pa.) for Environmental Litigation (Best Lawyers)

  • The Best Lawyers in America lists, Environmental Litigation, Environmental Law, and Oil and Gas Law, 2011 to present
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List for Environmental Law, 2004 to present
  • Named one of "America's Leading Lawyers Environmental Law" by Chambers USA, 2007 to present
  • Outstanding Achievement in Publications Award,Association for Continuing Legal Education, 1999, 2015
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Environmental, Mineral and Natural Resources Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2007.