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Thomas R Chesson

Thomas R Chesson

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Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1967

  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 33%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 33%

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Contact Info

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ, 07962

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015
NJRetired196705/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Trial Bar AwardTrial Attorneys of New Jersey2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1992 - Present
Morris County Bar Association, Medical/Legal CommitteeChairman1987 - 1990
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyChairman1986 - 1987
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyBoard of Trustees1986 - 1987
New Jersey State Bar Association, Civil Case Management Implementation CommitteeMember1986 - 1988
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyPresident1985 - 1986
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyPresident-Elect1984 - 1985
Morris County Bar Association, Medical/Legal CommitteeTrustee1982 - 1984
New Jersey State Bar Association, General CouncilMember1982 - 1987
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyVice President1981 - 1984
New Jersey State Bar Association, Relations with the Medical Profiession SectionMember1980 - 1982
Trial Attorneys of New JerseySecretary1980 - 1981
New Jersey State Bar Association, Civil Trial Bar SectionExecutive Committee1978 - 1980
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyTrustee1977 - 1977
Morris County Bar Association, Medical/Legal CommitteeChairman1974 - 1982
American Bar Association, Professional Liability Litigation Committee, Medical Liability SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Professional Liability Litigation Committee, Architect Liability SectionMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
Ocean County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Society of Law, Medicine and EthicsMemberN/A
National Health Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyPast PresidentN/A
American Board of Trial Advocates, National Ad Hoc CommitteeMemberN/A
American Board of Trial Advocates, Civil Justice Subcommittee on Court CongestionMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationAssociateN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationNew Jersey Medical Malpractice for the New York Practitioner2000
New Jersey LawyerRediscovering the Discovery Rule1999
New Jersey LawyerDramatic Impact in Presentation of Evidence1986
Trial Attorneys of New Jersey NewsletterCase TrackingN/A
New Jersey Law Journal Case TrackingN/A
Morris LawyerMedical/Legal Cooperation Agreement is Revised For Its 25th BirthdayN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark (S.I. Newhouse Center for Law & Justice) N/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws1967
Rutgers UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1962
Rutgers University NewarkN/AUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyImpact of Malpractice on a Surgeon’s Career1999
New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal EducationPersonal Injury Practice for the General Practitioner1997
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, New Jersey ChapterTrying Closed Head Injury Cases1997
New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal EducationPersonal Injury Practice for the General Practitioner1996
National Head Injury FoundationHow to Try a Medical Malpractice Case1996
New Jersey Head Injury Association Annual SeminarGuardianship of the Disabled & Practical Considerations, Procedures, Constitutional Rights1995
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationTrying Closed Head Injury Cases1994
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyHow to Avoid Being Sued Through Proper Medical Record Documentation1991

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