John D. North, a partner in the Woodbridge office of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL). ACTL iswhich is. Founded in 1950, ACTL is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the profession.
North, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, construction litigation, and in professional liability and negligence matters. He has successfully tried numerous jury and non-jury cases in state and federal courts. North has tried over 65 jury cases to verdict, including significant cases in the fields of legal malpractice, medical malpractice, banking and construction. He obtained the largest personal injury verdict in New Jersey in 2006, a $26.2 million verdict in a product liability “crashworthiness” case. He was selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the Civil Litigation Defense category as featured in the April issue of New Jersey Monthly.
North is a trustee of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and an associate member of the American Association for Justice. He has been invited to speak on trial practice issues before bar groups and in continuing legal education programs. North is a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association and a member of the Middlesex County and New Jersey State Bar Associations. He is a graduate of Lehigh University and received a law degree from the University of Maryland.
North has been certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court since 1988. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey; before the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP operates with over 100 attorneys in four practice groups, Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate and Tax, Trusts and Estates and has offices located in Woodbridge and Roseland, New Jersey. For more information, call Erin P. Faltin at 732-549-5600 or visit the firm’s web site at www.greenbaumlaw.com.