Joseph D. O'Neill

Joseph D. O'Neill (Vineland, New Jersey)

Joseph D. O'Neill

Attorney in Vineland, NJ
Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; The National Trial Lawyers Association. Featured in: "500 Geniuses of the 21st Century"; "Great Minds of the 21st Century"; "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century"; "The Best Lawyers in America"; New York Magazine's "The New York Area's Best Lawyers"; Philadelphia Magazine's "Philadelphia Area's Best Lawyers"; New Jersey Monthly Magazine's "Super Lawyers"; and South Jersey Monthly's "Awesome Attorneys". Author of: "Getting Cases, Keeping Them and Enhancing Your Awards," Million Dollar Tips From Million Dollar Advocates, N.J. Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1999, pp.71-139; "Attorney Conducted Voir Dire: We Need It," New Jersey Law Journal, October 31, 1994; "Themes for Damages", Hot Tips in Tort Law III, N.J. Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1992, pp. 39-43; "Don't Let Juries Confuse Neurosis and Malingering," Hot Tips in Tort Law II, N.J. Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1991, pp. 37-40; "Demonstrating Soft Tissue Injury Without Supportive Medical Tests," Hot Tips in Tort Law, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1990, pp. 61-67; "Lawyers Have Rights Too," New Jersey Trial Lawyer, Spring, 1989; "What ATLA Is Doing for You," New Jersey Trial Lawyer, Winter, 1989; "Demonstrating Objective Testing of Subjective Symptoms in ENT Cases," (Co-Authored with Thomas Westerman, M.D.) New Jersey Trial Lawyer, April, 1988; "Our Most Formidable Challenge," New Jersey Trial Lawyer, August, 1988; "The Criminal Case: Preparation and Control," New Jersey Bar Journal, November, 1978; "Assignment of Counsel to Indigents in Municipal Court: A Suggested Plan," New Jersey Bar Journal, November, 1971. Lecturer for: Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National College of Advocacy; Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey; New Jersey State Bar Association; and various other state and county bar associations, as well as law schools. President of: Cumberland County Legal Aid Society, 1974-1987. Member of Panels: the New Jersey Automobile Arbitration and the American Arbitration Association. Named in: Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in America; Who's Who in American Law; Who's Who in the East; International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievement; Strathmore's Who's Who.
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Negligence
  • Employment Law
  • Criminal
  • Business Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Appellate Practice

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1968, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
1974, U.S. Supreme Court
1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Law School Attended
New York Law School
J.D.
University Attended
Allegheny College
B.A.
Associations & Memberships
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey (President, 1988-1989), now called New Jersey Association for Justice; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (National Governor, 1992-1995); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, National Hotline Panel of Homicide Case Experts; Outstanding Contribution and Leadership Award, 1977-1978); Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey; ATLA LEGAL PAC-NJ (Trustee, 1988-1990; Chairman, 1992-1995); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey (President-Elect, 1987-1988; 1st Vice-President, 1986-1987; 2nd Vice-President, 1985-1986; Treasurer, 1984-1985; Secretary, 1983-1984; Member, Board of Governors, 1979-present); Cumberland County (Chairman, Medical-Legal Committee, 1985), New Jersey State (Member, Board of Directors, Certified Trial Attorneys Section, 1988-1990) and American (Member, Trial Techniques Committee and Products Liability Committee, Tort and Insurance Practice Section) Bar Associations; American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate).
Certifications
(Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial and Criminal Trial Attorney )
Bar Fellowship
International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Roscoe Pound-American Trial Lawyers Foundation.
Representative Cases
Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466, 120 S. Ct. 2348, 147 L.Ed.2d 435 (2000)(Attorney O'Neill successfully briefed and argued before United States Supreme Court); State of New Jersey v. Stephen Davis, 96 N.J. 611 (1984), 477 A.2d 308, 47 A.L.R. 4th 1055 (pertaining to first time admissibility in courts in the English-speaking world of mathematical evidence of propensity for rehabilitation). Plus, nine (9) other cited opinions.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
O'Neill & Coant, P.C.
30 West Chestnut Avenue,
Vineland, NJ 08360
U.S.A.
Phone
856-692-2400 Call now
Fax
856-696-9036
Office Information
Office Information
Joseph D. O'Neill
Member
O'Neill & Coant, P.C.
30 West Chestnut Avenue,
Vineland, NJ 08360

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O'Neill & Coant, P.C. (Vineland, New Jersey)