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Joseph M. Ghabour is the founding attorney of Joseph M.
Ghabour & Associates, LLC.  He is a
graduate of the City University School of Law at Queens College (Juris Doctor 2003)
and Rutgers University (Bachelor of Arts 1998).   During and after
graduation from law school, Joseph joined Gentile & Associates in New York
City, NY, where he worked on representing personal injury and medical
malpractice victims.   Joseph has handled numerous personal injury
cases from the initial stages through final resolution.  Joseph focuses his practice on personal
injury because he has a strong passion for the rights of accident victims,
particularly those who are being taken advantage of by insurance

Joseph is dedicated to helping injury victims protect their
rights. Joseph prides himself on being able to provide the utmost in
personalized attention to each client. 
Each case is given Joseph’s utmost attention and because Joseph is very
selective in the cases he accepts, the client can rest assured that if Joseph takes
his or her case, it will be given Joseph’s complete attention. 

 Joseph is very active in the community and has held
numerous seminars to educate members of society on personal injury law.  He is a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church
of St. Mark in Jersey City where he serves as a Deacon and Sunday School
Teacher.  Joseph is also mentor to
numerous law school and college students and is legal advisor to various
organizations.  Committed to the people
and communities he serves, Joseph accepts pro bono work and is a firm believer
in community involvement.

Joseph is a member of the following legal organizations:

Hudson County Bar Association

Middlesex County Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Association for Justice


Languages spoken: Arabic, English

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    12 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    12 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 10%
    12 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 5%
    12 years
  5. Slip and Fall Accident: 5%
    12 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (20-33%), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Vaughan R De Kirby

    Joseph M. Ghabour knows how complex and often frightening the legal process can be to the consumer. He understands that the legal consumer needs and advocate that truly listens to his clients and is fully committed to seeing that their legal rights are protected. If you or a family member has sustained a catastrophic injury in Northern or Central New Jersey Joseph Ghabour is the attorney to call before your speak to any insurance company representative.


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  • Brian Marc Mittman

    As a New York Attorney I often have to refer clients to New Jersey Counsel since accidents, life events and other legal needs often don't care about borders! If I am going to refer someone to counsel in New Jersey Joseph M. Ghabour comes to the top of the list. Joseph is the type of attorney who is there for his clients, helps his clients understand what is going on and provides them the 'legal expertise' so that they can get on witht their lives.


    Brian Mittman Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Joseph M . Ghabour & Associates, LLC

721 State Route 34
Suite 1
Matawan, NJ, 07747

1025 Broadway
Bayonne, NJ, 07002



NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarsNew Jersey Monthly2014
2013 Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
2013 Rising StarNew Jersey Monthly2013
Who's Who for Executives and ProfessionalsTHE HERITAGE REGISTRY OF WHO'S WHO2013
Attorney Contribution AwardVoice of Belady Newspaper2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ParalegalGentile & Associates2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Coptic Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Hudson County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DWI CrashSettled for Policy Limits and additional settlement from Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Failing to Stop at Stop SignCase settled for policy limits from Allstate Insurance Company and we obtained additional compensation for our client under our client’s Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Slip and FallCase settled the day of trial before jury selection
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Publication nameTitleDate
Joseph M. Ghabour, Esq.Auto Insurance Guide2011
Word Association PublishersYour Car is Wrecked! Don't Wreck Your Injury Case2011
Word Association PublishersA Basic Guide to the Injured Bicyclist2011
Word Association PublishersThe Essential Guide to Pedestrian Safety2011
Word Association PublishersSafe and Secure--Guide to Child Safety2011
Word Association PublishersWhen the Open Road is Not So Friendly--Guide to Motorcycle Accidents2011
Word Association PublicationDiary for the Injured2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
City University of New York School of Law at Queens CollegeLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Rutgers UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigrant's ConferenceWhat to do when involved in an auto accident2012
Career NightCareer as an Attorney2012
10 MinuteAuto Accident Basics2012
Immigration and Citizenship Forum2010- Naturalization Review2010
Homebuyer's SeminarFirst Time Homebuyer's Seminar2010
Immigration and Citizenship Forum2009- Naturalization Review2009
Immigration and Citizenship Forum2008- Naturalization Review2008