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Laura Carney comes to Blume Goldfaden from the Office of the Attorney
General. As a Deputy Attorney General (D.A.G.), Laura spent ten years
vigorously defending the interests of the people of the State of New
Jersey in a variety of personal injury actions including automobile
, train accidents and slip and falls. She also defended
railroad claims brought pursuant to the Federal Employer’s Liability


Having been a litigator for the Office of the Attorney General,
Laura joins the Blume Goldfaden firm bringing with her insight into
litigation from a defense perspective. While serving as a D.A.G., Laura
played an integral role in mentoring new Deputy Attorneys General,
participated in the Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute (lecturing on
how to maximize settlement position), and, was appointed to the Attorney
General’s Deputy Advisory Committee.


Laura is designated by the Supreme Court of the State of New
Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. Laura is a member of the
New Jersey State Bar Association’s Government and Public Sector Lawyers
Special Committee, and, the Hudson County Bar Association’s Civil
Litigation Committee. She is also a member of the Trial Attorneys of
New Jersey and the New Jersey Association for Justice. She also serves
as a Barrister in the Hudson County Inns of Court, where she is active
on the programming committee.


Laura earned her undergraduate degree from the University of
Florida (B.S., 1993), and her graduate degree from Seton Hall Law School
(J.D., 1999).


In her spare time, Laura is an avid runner. As an active member
of the New York Road Runners Association, Laura has run over ten
marathons throughout the country. Her goals include running the five
World Major Marathons, three of which she has completed, and running a
marathon in every state.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Slip and Fall: 33%
  3. Car Accident: 33%

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Contact info

Blume Fried Forte Zerres & Molinari

26 Journal Square
Jersey City, NJ, 07306

Blume Fried Forte Zerres & Molinari

165 Highway 35
Red Bank, NJ, 07701

Blume Fried Forte Zerres & Molinari

7300 Bergenline Ave.
North Bergen, NJ, 07047



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Board Certified Civil Trial AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateBlume Goldfaden Berkowitz Donnelly Fried & Forte2009 - Present
Deputy Attorney GeneralNew Jersey Office of the Attorney General1999 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
United States District Court for the District of New JerseyMember1999 - Present
American Association for JusticeBoard of GovernorsN/A
New Jersey Attorney General’s Deputy Advisory CommitteeMemberN/A
Hudson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hudson County Inns of CourtBarristerN/A
New Jersey Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyMemberN/A
Hudson County Bar Association, Civil Practice CommitteeMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Government and Public Sector Lawyers Special CommitteeMemberN/A
Essex County Bar Association, Health Law CommitteeChairN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of FloridaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Jersey Attorney General's Advocacy Institute, August 2008Maximizing Your Client's Settlement Position2008
New Jersey Attorney General's Advocacy InstituteTrial AdvocacyN/A