· J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1987
· B.S, St. Joseph’s University, 1984
· New Jersey
· U.S. District Court- District of New Jersey
· 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)
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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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Excellence in Practice||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Excellence in Practice||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Awesome Attorney||South Jersey Magazine||2013|
|Excellence in Practice||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Excellence in Practice||Super Lawyers||2011|
|John & Jackie O'Donnell Award||Gloucester Catholic Alumni Association||2008|
|Partner||Popjoy & Kelly, LLC||2009 - Present|
|Associate||Hoffman, Di Muzio & Hoffman||1995 - 2008|
|Associate||Gercke, Dumser & Feld||1987 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section||Member||N/A|
|Gloucester County Bar Association, Trustee||Member||N/A|
|Gloucester County Bar Association||Trustee||N/A|
|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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|Rutgers University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|St Joseph's College (Brooklyn, NY)||Chemistry||BS - Bachelor of Science||1984|
|Pepole's Law Forum||Automobile Insurance Law||2013|
|All Day CLE/CPE Seminar - How to Handle a Verbal Threshold Case, from Initial Interview through Trial||Litigation, Pre-Trial Discovery & Arbitration||2013|
|Pepole's Law Forum||Automobile Insurance Law||2011|
|Seminar||Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Insurance Coverage||2009|
|Pepole's Law Forum||Automobile Insurance Law||2009|