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Adam M. Kotlar, Esq.

Attorney Adam KotlarThe founder of the Law Offices of Adam M. Kotlar, LLC, Adam is an aggressive and diligent trial attorney who represents accident victims in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as both a civil trial attorney and a workers' compensation law attorney. As of September 2016, there are fewer than 1,100 certified civil trial attorneys and fewer than 125 certified workers' compensation law attorneys practicing in New Jersey. Only four attorneys in New Jersey are certified as both.

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Adam is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a select group of attorneys who have successfully handled cases that resulted in a recovery of one million dollars or more for their clients. Adam has been rated as "AV" (Preeminent 5.0 - highest level of professional excellence) by the peer review organization Martindale Hubble. He is rated 10 (highest available) on AVVO and garners numerous 5-star reviews (highest available) for his case performance on various ranking and review sites. He leads a firm of attorneys who take pride in their legal work and fight for their clients' rights.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Adam graduated from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden in 1995 with honors. He was a member of the Rutgers National Moot Court Team. He graduated from Rutgers University School of Business-Camden in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Adam also teaches trial advocacy, helping others learn to be more effective in fighting for the rights of clients. In addition, he has taught numerous seminars on personal injury and workers' compensation for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey Association for Justice, the New Jersey Council on Safety & Health and other organization.

He is the author of a chapter in the "LexisNexis Practice Guide: New Jersey Workers' Compensation."

A lifelong resident of South Jersey, Adam is married with two children and also has a dog that sometimes comes to work with him.

Practice areas

  • Personal injury litigation
  • Workers' compensation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Small business counseling
  • Commercial transaction
  • Real estate transactions
  • Deed preparation and estate planning

Experience

  • Law Offices of Adam M. Kotlar, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
    12/95 to Present

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ
    Juris Doctor in Law (With Honors, 1995)
  • Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
    BS, Management 1991

Bar Information

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney - A certified attorney is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. A New Jersey Attorney who is certified by the Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney must have:
    • Been a member in good standing of the New jersey bar for over 5 years
    • Fulfilled ongoing continuing legal education requirements
    • Demonstrated a substantial level of experience in civil trial law
    • Been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his or her work
    • Taken and passed a written examination in civil trial law
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers Compensation Law Attorney - A certified attorney is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. A New Jersey Attorney who is certified by the Supreme Court as a Workers Compensation Law attorney must have:
    • Been a member in good standing of the New jersey bar for over 5 years
    • Fulfilled ongoing continuing legal education requirements
    • Demonstrated a substantial level of experience in Workers Compensation law
    • Been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his or her work
    • Taken and passed a written examination in Workers Compensation law
  • Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Related

  • Licensed Real Estate Agent, State of New Jersey
  • Court Certified Arbitrator, State of New Jersey
  • United Way Board of Directors Training Program Graduate

Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • Burlington - Camden County Association of Realtors
  • Justice Coleman Inn of Workers Compensation Court
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, New Jersey
  • Life Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • New Jersey Council on Safety & Health
    (treasurer, member of executive leadership team)

Awards

  • South Jersey Magazine Top Attorneys Award – Workers’ Compensation, 2016-2018

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