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John P. Campbell is a litigator who focuses his practice on matters involving contract disputes, home appliance products, construction products, industrial machinery, legal malpractice, and insurance agency malpractice.


He has a particular interest and expertise in matters involving social media.  His practice also includes working as National Coordinating Counsel for an insurance company involved in construction product defects suits across the country.


Since 2005, Mr. Campbell has been actively involved in the Defense Research Institute, the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.  For five years, he was member of their Young Lawyers Publications Subcommittee and authored articles for their newsletters including The Whisper (Young Lawyers’ Committee Newsletter), Strictly Speaking (Products Liability Committee Newsletter), Covered Events (Insurance Coverage’s Committed Newsletter), The Business Suit (Commercial Litigation Committee Newsletter), and eNews (Technology Committee Newsletter).


During law school, Mr. Campbell worked in the Appellate Litigation Clinic where he successfully sought an appeal for pro se litigant before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit,Ray v. Kertes, et al., 285 F.3d 287 (3d Cir. 2002).


Mr. Campbell was also a member of the Interscholastic Moot Court Team and was a semifinalist in the Evan A. Evans National Moot Court Competition, as well as a quarterfinalist in the University of Buffalo Moot Court Competition.  He was both a quarterfinalist and presented with the Award for Outstanding Advocacy in the Dean Riccio First Year Moot Court Competition.


Representative Matters


  • Represents clients in various federal and state matters in New York and New Jersey involving commercial litigation


  • Defends product manufacturers nationally and locally in New York and New Jersey


  • Defends law firms and insurance agencies against professional malpractice claims


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%

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Contact info

Schenck, Price, Smith & King LLP

220 Park Avenue
P.O. Box 991
Florham Park, NJ, 07932


NYCurrently registered 200203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star in Personal Injury Defense: ProductsSuper Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySchenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP2005 - Present
AttorneyHarris Beach PLLC2001 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Summit Juvenile Conference CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2005 - Present
South Orange Juvenile Conference CommitteeMember2008 - 2010
Defense Research Institute - Young LawyersMember - Publications Subcommittee2005 - 2010
Seton Hall Law School Interscholastic Moot Court BoardTeam Coach2003 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
DRI PublicationThe Daubert Compendium (chapter editor)2011
Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Young Lawyer’s Committee Newsletter, The Whisper“Internet Defamation – A Primer”2010
DRI’s Young Lawyer’s Committee Newsletter, The Whisper“Facebook…An Openbook?”2009
DRI’s Product Liability Committee Newsletter“Facebook…An Openbook?”2009
DRI’s Young Lawyer’s Committee Newsletter, The Whisper“Small Claims, Big Rewards”2007
DRI’s Insurance Coverage’s Committed Newsletter, Covered Events“New Jersey—Consumer Fraud Act Not Applicable to Insurance Brokers”2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
James Madison UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education“2011 Recent Developments in NJ Law—Products Liability”2011
Morris County Chamber of CommerceSocial Media Seminar2010