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A PASSION FOR JUSTICE; THE EXPERIENCE TO WIN


 




  1. Jay H. Bernstein is a human rights advocate, specializing in workers' rights.




 




  1. Jay is one of only 5% of NJ lawyers certified by the NJ Supreme Court as a Workers Compensation Attorney.




  2. Jay specializes in Emergency Motions for Medical Care and has won more than 300 Emergent Court Orders for Surgery, Medical Treatment, Specialized Therapy, etc.. in the NJ Workers' Comp. Court.




 


 

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Languages spoken: Hebrew

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Workers Compensation: 99%
    25 years, 300 cases
  2. Social Security: 1%
    25 years, 100 cases

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Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Leonard Abraham Bernstein

    Jay is incredibly dedicated to client service and cares deeply about workers and their injuries. He also has very strong colleagues that handle personal injury matters. For those injured on the job, there is no better advocate in New Jersey than Jay. Len B.

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Contact info

Kirsch Gelband & Stone Pc
17 Academy Street
Newark, NJ, 07102

17 Academy Street
Newark, NJ, 07102

17 Academy Street
Suite 707
Newark, NJ, 07102

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 199207/06/2016
CTActive199107/14/2016
NJActive199006/25/2016
PAActive199004/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Proclamation Honoring Sept. 11 Volunteer AttorneysGovernor of the State of New Jersey, presented by Chief Supreme Court Justice, NJ.2002
Commendation for Pro Bono Legal Aid to 9/11 Terro VictimsEssex County Bar Association2001
Legal Writing Award- Fort Knox Kentucky- JAG CORPSDepartment of Defense- United States Army1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
HEAD OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION DEPT.KIRSCH GELBAND & STONE2005 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Association for JusticeN/A2009 - Present
NEW JERSEY BAR ASSOCIATION MASS DISASTER RELIEF PROGRAMFounding Member1996 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Rutgers Law RecordFAILED PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE UNDER NJ WORKERS COMPENSATION LAW2004
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawINTERNATIONAL LAWJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of RochesterHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
University of PennsylvaniaRussianN/AN/A
Brandeis University Hiatt Institute, Jerusalem IsraelINTELLECTUAL HISTORY, ARCHEOLOGY, POLITICAL SCIENCEN/AN/A