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Jennifer Melissa Mendelsohn

About me

Jennifer  is the founding attorney of The Law Offices of Jennifer M. Mendelsohn, a general law practice with an office located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.  Ms. Mendelsohn is a civil litigator who focuses her practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, debt collections law and traffic ticket defense. Other areas  in which Ms. Mendelsohn has experience with handling cases include: small business law,         real estate ,landlord/tenant, contracts and matrimonial law.


 


Jennifer was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA) with a Bachelor's  degree in Psychology. Jennifer received her JD from Widener University School of Law (Wilmington, DE campus). Immediately after her graduation from Widener University, Ms. Mendelsohn went to work as a corporate paralegal for Richards, Layton & Finger, the largest law firm in the State of Delaware.  As soon as she received her New Jersey bar results, however, she moved up to Northern NJ and began practicing as an attorney working at several different well known firms. At those firms, she  honed her litigation skills while representing seriously injured persons, health care facilities and doctors in preparing  complex medical malpractice and personal injury cases for trial. She also handled commercial and residential real estate closings and municipal court matters.


 


Jennifer is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in New Jersey.


 


Please call the Law Offices of Jennifer M. Mendelsohn for a CONSULTATION and you will be provided with an honest, candid opinion regarding your case. 


 

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Languages spoken: English, Hebrew

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Speeding Ticket: 55%
    13 years
  2. Litigation: 35%
    13 years
  3. Debt Collection: 5%
    13 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    13 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($225-275/hour), contingent (20-33%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

16-00 Route 208 South
Suite 302
Fair Lawn, NJ, 07410

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200306/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bergen's Top Lawyers - Litigation(201) Magazine2016
10 Best Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Jennifer M. Mendelsohn2011 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fair Lawn Jewish Center, Congregation B'nai Israel, Fair Lawn, NJVice President, Board of Directors2015 - Present
New Jersey Women's Business OwnersMember2012 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationCo-Chair, buddy system2004 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2002 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember2000 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Muhlenberg CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Master's Level Class-Social WorkNew Jersey Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights2015
Women's Professional MarketplaceThe Trials and Tribulations of Being A Woman Business Owner2014
Mean Girls ConferenceNJ Anti-Bullying Laws2014
YWCA Women's Empowerment DayBeating Bullying Through Careful Understanding of NJ Anti-Bullying Laws2013
Animal Rights Legal Forum at Fair Lawn Senior CenterDefamation-What To Do When People Go Too Far With Their First Amendment Rights2012
Fair Lawn Commons Legal DiscussionTraffic Tickets- Understanding the Point System2007