Christopher "Chris" Gargano is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney.
As a personal injury attorney, he has dedicated his entire legal career to protecting the rights of injured persons and helping them obtain the largest financial recovery possible for their injuries. He has been an advocate for injured victims since 1988. That is why he co-founded the Law Offices of Coughlin and Gargano, P.C. in Jersey City, NJ in 1992 and the Law Offices of Christopher P. Gargano, P.C. in 2004.
He is committed to fighting for injured victims and holding liable the negligent parties accountable for their actions. He does this by offering his injury, workers compensation and disability clients quality legal representation in aggressively pursuing their claims to obtain the best result possible for each case. Chris established his law firm with these objectives in mind and has built a legal team and staff that have the tools, experience, talent, dedication, and resources to get the job done right.
He believes that every person who is injured because of another party's negligence has a right to financial compensation so that he or she can recover from their injuries, pay their medical bills, and get on with their lives.
After graduating from law school in 1986, he worked for one of the olderst law firms in Jersey City. Many personal injury clients wanted him to represent them, so he and his former longtime partner Raymond Coughlin founded the Law Offices of Coughlin and Gargano, P.C. in 1992 to provide clients with the kind of legal representation and client service that they deserved and needed. In 2003 he established the Law Office of Christopher P. Gargano, P.C. at which time his longtime partner Raymond Coughlin became “of counsel” to the successor law firm. Chris continues to further advocate for the rights of the injured and the disabled.
He is licensed to practice in New Jersey (since 1986), and New York (since 1993) at both the state and federal levels, and is a member of the New Jersey Association of Justice (NJAJ) since 1990, the American Association of Justice (AAJ) since 1986, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), the Workers Injury Litigation Group (WILG), the Hudson County Bar Association.
Chris has represented thousands of injury clients in personal injury, workers' compensation and Social Security disability cases including truck accidents, car accidents, wrongful death cases, dog bite cases, construction accidents, slip and fall accidents, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, train accidents, uninsured motorist, underinsured motorist, uninsured employers and products liability cases.
His clients come from all over New Jersey, including Jersey City, Hoboken, Bayonne, Union City, Weehawken, North Bergen, Secaucus, Kearny, Newark, Union County, Passaic County, Middlesex County, Bergen County, Monmouth County, Morris County.
Chris is a 1981 graduate of Fordham University’s Bronx New York campus where he received a B.S. degree in Finance. He received his J.D. from New England Law Boston in 1985.
He has lectured to other attorneys in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation and in the areas of social media in the Courtroom.
|Managing Partner||Christopher P. Gargano, P.C.||2003 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group||member||2005 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of New York||Member||1994 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York||Member||1994 - Present|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|New Jersey Association for Justice||Member||1990 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1986 - Present|
|United States District Court for the District of New Jersey||Member||1986 - Present|
|New England School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|Fordham University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1981|
|Hot Topics In Workers Compensation Law||Social Networking and Workplace Litigation||2013|
|Social Media in the Courtroom-Lessons Learned.||Lessons Learned from Cases I Lost||2012|
|Power and Peril of Social Media||The 7 Keys to Pursuading and Prevailing in Court||2012|
|Lessons Learned from Cases I Lost||Power and Peril of Social Media, Internet Activities and Ethical Considerations||2012|
|Top 10 Issues in Workers Compensation||Top 10 Issues in Workers Compensation||2006|
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