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About me

Upon graduation from law school, I served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Marina Corodemus, J.S.C. in the Superior Court, Middlesex County.  During my  clerkship, I assisted Judge Corodemus in the centralized management of mass tort and toxic tort litigation, including tobacco, diet drugs, and breast implants. Since joining Keefe Bartels, I have worked within the Firm’s core practice areas, including personal injury, wrongful death, consumer fraud, toxic tort, mass tort and class action litigation. 


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 24%
    17 years
  2. Class Action: 24%
    17 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 24%
    17 years
  4. Mesothelioma & Asbestos: 23%
  5. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%


Payment types:

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Eugenie A. Voitkevich

    I used to work with Stephen at the law firm Keefe Bartels LLC. His legal research and writing abilities and trial advocacy skills are truly outstanding. Stephen is very accessible and always willing to share his experience with fellow attorneys.


    Eugenie Voitkevich Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Keefe Bartels
170 Monmouth St
Red Bank, NJ, 07701-1164

57 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law ReviewVillanova Law SchoolN/A
Cum LaudeVillanova Law SchoolN/A
Magna Cum LaudeTrenton State College (now the College of New Jersey)N/A
Pi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyTrenton State College (now the College of New Jersey)N/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKeefe Bartels, LLC2000 - Present
AttorneyWasserman & Cooke1998 - 2000
Law ClerkHon. Marina Corodemus, J.S.C. (ret.)1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Middlesex County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Class Actions CommitteeN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Clemente v. New Jersey TransitSettlement of Electrocution/Severe Burn Wrongful Death
Janes v. Ciba GeigySettlement of Environmental/Property Damage Class Action
DiMaria v. Manchester Little LeagueSettlement of catastrophic leg injury
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Trenton State CollegePolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Jersey CLE CourseSuccessfully Litigating NJ Wrongful Death Cases2013