This program will provide the practitioner with an overview of how to select a jury in a civil case in New Jersey. Litigator Joseph Gallo, a partner at McGivney, Kluger & Cook, P.C., will review every aspect of jury selection, including pre-voir dire, the pre-voir dire conference, New Jersey Directive #4-07, open-ended questions, and case-specific or additional questions.
Joe Gallo is a Partner with McGivney, Kluger & Cook, P.C. in their Florham Park, NJ office and has extensive experience in all types of litigation and appellate practice. Joe handles the gamut of related cases involving general liability, premises liability, product liability, architect and engineer liability, toxic tort, asbestos and construction defect claims. He has handled thousands of cases and claims involving personal injury and property damage. Joe received his J.D. from Seton Hall Law Center and is admitted to practice before the New Jersey state and federal courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 2006, Joe received the Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rating. A description of the selection methodology for my inclusion in Martindale-Hubbell® can be found at www.martindale.com/Products_and_Services/Peer_Review_Ratings. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
He was selected in 2013 as one of the Top Lawyers of New Jersey. The list of Top Rated Lawyers was created from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® sharing its list of its local lawyers. A description of the company description of the selection methodology for my inclusion in the Top Lawyers of New Jersey can be found at www.law.com/sites/new-jersey-top-rated-lawyers. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
In 2012, Joe was also recognized as one of New Jersey’s Top Legal Minds in General Practice, Personal Injury and Product Liability as published in Inside Jersey. The list of Top Legal Minds was created from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® sharing its list of its local lawyers. A description of the company description of the selection methodology for my inclusion in Top Legal Minds can be found at at.law.com/newjerseytoprated. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Since his appointment in 2009, Joe has served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Jury Selection in Criminal and Civil Trials. He has been a speaker at the Harris Martin New Jersey Asbestos Litigation Conference and on jury selection in a civil case for NJICLE.
His published opinions include: Halvorsen v. Villamil, 429 NJ Super 568 (App Div. 2013) (Dram shop); A&M Sprinkler v. American Sprinkler, 423 NJ Super 528 (App. Div. 2012); McColley v. Edison Corp., 303 NJ Super 420 (App. Div. 1997) (premises); Bahrle v. Exxon Corp, 145 NJ 144 (1996) (toxic tort); McWilliams v. Yamaha Motor Corp, 987 F2d 200 (3d Cir. 1992) (product liability); Lear v. Township of Piscataway, 236 NJ super 550 (App. Div. 1989) (Section 1983) and Riley v. Kaye, 664 FSupp 926 (D.N.J. 1991) (Section 1983).
Good practical tips, funny presenter.
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