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Michael Jon Epstein

Michael Jon Epstein

  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law...
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Michael J. Epstein, New Jersey personal injury attorney, has represented individuals in Bergen County, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas in a broad range of personal injury and employment law cases for more than 15 years. At the Epstein Law Firm in Rochelle Park, Mr. Epstein represents clients in cases of medical malpractice, other professional malpractice, product liability, premises liability, wrongful death and car accidents, and he also is a capable litigator, taking on complex employment law and business litigation cases. He has obtained certification as a civil trial attorney from the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He was subsequently admitted to the New Jersey Bar, followed by the New York State Bar and the U.S. District Court for New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1997. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. Well-regarded for his legal knowledge and ranked among the Ten Leaders for civil trial and personal injury law in the state, Mr. Epstein has served as a speaker and moderator at numerous seminars and other events conducted by the Bergen County Bar Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice and others. Among his more notable cases, Mr. Epstein represented a patient who suffered complications from a failed spine fusion in a landmark medical malpractice case, Murphy v. Implicito, which reinforced the need for doctors to provide an informed consent. He has additionally distinguished himself as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, reserved for lawyers who have obtained a judgment in excess of $1 million for their clients. Michael is currently the President of the Bergen County Bar Association, and was named a Top 100 Super Lawyer as recognized in New Jersey Monthly.

Education
Harvard Law School
J.D. (1996) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude
Hamilton College
B.A. (1993) | Economics
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Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, High Honors in Economics
Professional Experience
Associate
Davis Polk & Wardwell
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Law Clerk
Hon. Alfred Wolin, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
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Law Clerk
Hon. Marie Garibaldi, New Jersey Supreme Court
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Certifications
Civil Trial Attorney
New Jersey Supreme Court
Awards
Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Elected to 45 and Under
Ten Leaders for Personal Injury and Civil Trials
Professional Associations
Bergen County Bar Association
President
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New Jersey State Bar Association
Member
- Current
New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ),
Co-Chair, Amicus Committee
- Current
New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)
Board of Governors
- Current
New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)
Member
- Current
New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)
Member
- Current
Bergen County Bar Association
Member, Bench Bar Committee
- Current
Bergen County Bar Association
Co-Chair, Civil Practice Committee
- Current
Bergen County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Association of County Bar Presidents
President
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Bergen County Bar Association
President-elect
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Bergen County Bar Association
First Vice President
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Bergen County Bar Association
Second Vice President
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Bergen County Bar Association
Treasurer
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Bergen County Bar Association
Secretary
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Bergen County Bar Association
Trustee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
3rd Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
Languages
  • English
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
340 West Passaic Avenue
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
USA
Telephone: (201) 845-5962
Fax: (201) 845-5973