"No fee unless we recover for you"
Serving Southern New Jersey
**Michael J. Gaffney, Esquire is a partner with the law firm, having practiced with the firm for over 20 years. ** He has been admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Civil Trial Attorney. He specializes in civil litigation with emphasis on personal injury and insurance defense.
Mr. Gaffney is a longstanding member of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) and Cumberland County Bar Association, and served as the Chairperson of the Cumberland County Civil Practice Committee (2008-2012), of which he is still a member.
Mr. Gaffney has been a South Jersey resident his entire life. He graduated from Audubon High School in 1989 (fifth in his class). He then attended Seton Hall University, where he graduated cum laude, in 1993. After graduation, he attended Villanova University School of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctorate in 1996, and received the Villanova Law Alumni Association Award.
Mr. Gaffney has been a speaker at Seminars for Continuing Legal Education for Attorneys. He has also been an adjunct Professor at Cumberland County College and was a guest Lecturer at Seton Hall University. He has been a guest Judge for the Cumberland County Mock Trial program.
For the past 20 years, Michael Gaffney, Esquire has been zealously representing his clients, both in Court and out. Mr. Gaffney has a proven track record of obtaining pre-litigation settlements for his clients of over three million dollars each year. When settlements are not possible, Mr. Gaffney has noteworthy Trial experience with significantly favorable Jury Verdicts, including numerous Verdicts in excess of available insurance coverage. Because of his knowledge and skill, he is often referred cases by other attorneys to litigate. His wealth of experience and well-managed schedule, has afforded him familiarity with most insurance companies, their adjusters, the local Courts and the local Judges.
Demonstrate his involvement in many civil cases that went to trial, including spending more than thirty days in the courtroom
Be a member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar for five or more years
Complete a certain number of continuing legal education courses (CLE) in the three years before filing an application
Submit a list of judges and fellow lawyers who could attest to her reputation, character and ability
Pass a written examination concerning various aspects of practice in her specialty