Attorney Profiles

Victoria A. Schall

kotlar-victoriaVictoria A. Schall focuses her practice on Nursing Home Neglect and Personal Injury. She has an extensive background working in the long-term care industry, including public policy for nursing home reform and as an elder law attorney. Her long-term care experience combined with practice as a nursing home abuse trial attorney at preeminent New Jersey firms enables her to aggressively advocate for quality of care for the elderly and disabled in complex litigation matters.

Victoria is a frequent lecturer and author on nursing home issues. She is also a member of and leader within a number of state and national organizations dedicated to the protection of the rights of those injured by the negligence of others.

Legal Areas:

  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect litigation
  • Personal Injury litigation

Experience:

  • Nursing Home and Personal Injury Attorney, The Law Office of Adam M. Kotlar 2015 – present
  • Nursing Home Abuse Trial Attorney, Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. 2015
  • Nursing Home Abuse Trial Attorney, The Gruber Firm, LLC 2010 – 2014
  • Elder Law Staff Attorney, Legal Services of Northern Virginia 2007 – 2010
  • Public Policy Intern & Private Research Consultant, NCCNHR (Consumer Voice) 2005-2006

Education:

  • Appalachian School of Law, J.D. 2007
  • Loyola College in Maryland, B.A. 2002
  • Pennsylvania State University, Certificate Adult Development & Aging 2001

Bar Admissions:

  • District of New Jersey 2014
  • State of New Jersey 2010
  • Pennsylvania 2010
  • Virginia 2008
  • District of Columbia 2008

Honors:

  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers 2012-2015
  • Awesome Attorneys, South Jersey Magazine 2014

Member:

  • American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Long Term Care Litigation Section)
  • National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (formerly NCCNHR)

Publications:

  • The New Extreme Makeover: The Medical Malpractice Crisis, Non-Economic Damages, the Elderly and the Courts, 5 Appalachian J. L. 151 (2006)
  • What if a Nursing Home Asks You to Leave, Fairfax County Golden Gazette (2008)
  • ‘Leaning In’ and the Young Female Trial Lawyer, Trial Magazine (March 2014)
  • Nursing Home Litigation and New Jersey, New Jersey Lawyer, (August 2014) co-authored