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Education:




·     J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1987




·     B.S, St. Joseph’s University, 1984




Bar Admissions:




·     New Jersey




·     U.S. District Court- District of New Jersey



Professional Organizations:


·     Gloucester County Bar Association




·  ·  New Jersey State Bar Association




·    Published Decisions:




·     Speiser v. Harleysville Insurance Company, 237 N.J.Super. 507 (App. Div.), cert. den. 121 N.J. 647 (1990)




·     McGarvey v. Ford Motor Company, 293 N.J.Super. 129 (App. Div. 1996)




·     Knox v. Lincoln General Insurance Company, 304 N.J.Super. 431 (App.Div. 1997)




Biography:
Over 25 years of experience litigating insurance claims, with an emphasis on personal injury and insurance coverage issues. Cases are varied, including motor vehicle accidents, products liability, wrongful death actions, nursing home malpractice, and commercial claims.




Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.




A member of the plaintiffs’ litigation team on the Tropicana Garage Collapse case, concentrating on insurance coverage, with the case settling for over $101 million, believed to be the largest settlement of a construction disaster in U.S. history.




Trustee of the Gloucester County Bar Association and member of the Civil Practice Committee, Bench-Bar Committee, and Professionalism Committee. Has appeared on the television program, The People’s Law Forum, has been a seminar lecturer, as well as a judge in local high school Mock Trial competitions.




President of the Gloucester Catholic High School Alumni Association and past recipient of the John & Jackie O'Donnell Award for dedication and service to the school.



 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    29 years
  2. Insurance: 30%
    29 years

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Contingent (25-33%)

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Popjoy & Kelly, LLC

22 Euclid St.
2nd Floor
Woodbury, NJ, 08096

Popjoy & Kelly, LLC

22 Euclid St.
2nd Floor
Woodbury, NJ, 08096

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198707/28/2016
PAAdministrative Suspension198704/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence in PracticeSuper Lawyers2014
Excellence in PracticeSuper Lawyers2013
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2013
Excellence in PracticeSuper Lawyers2012
Excellence in PracticeSuper Lawyers2011
John & Jackie O'Donnell AwardGloucester Catholic Alumni Association2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPopjoy & Kelly, LLC2009 - Present
AssociateHoffman, Di Muzio & Hoffman1995 - 2008
AssociateGercke, Dumser & Feld1987 - 1995
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
Gloucester County Bar Association, TrusteeMemberN/A
Gloucester County Bar AssociationTrusteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
FERRETTI v. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF DELAWARE (AIIC of DE)$200,000.00 jury verdict for the plaintiff.
Bove v. Avery$500,000.00 verdict for plaintiff.
Keating Building Corporation v. American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co., et al.$101 million settlement.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
St Joseph's College (Brooklyn, NY)ChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pepole's Law ForumAutomobile Insurance Law2013
All Day CLE/CPE Seminar - How to Handle a Verbal Threshold Case, from Initial Interview through TrialLitigation, Pre-Trial Discovery & Arbitration2013
Pepole's Law ForumAutomobile Insurance Law2011
SeminarUnderinsured and Uninsured Motorist Insurance Coverage2009
Pepole's Law ForumAutomobile Insurance Law2009