Benjamin Folkman

Folkman Law Offices, PC
1949 Berlin Road
Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 8003
856-354-9444
www.folkmanlaw.com


Ben Folkman was named, by his peers, New Jersey Super Lawyer for the last seven years running and Top Lawyer in SJ Magazine for the last six.  In 2014, he was named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers for the state of New Jersey.    His $100 million verdict was listed by the NJ Law Journal as the largest personal injury verdict for New Jersey in 2009.    Licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Arizona, Vermont and Washington D.C., Ben Folkman opened Folkman Law Offices, P.C. in October of 1998. Ben is highly accessible to clients and prides himself on working diligently to make sure that each and every one of their needs is met.  

EDUCATION

  J.D. : Dickinson School of Law, 1982    Editor-In- Chief/Founder, Dickinson Journal of International Law, now Penn State International Law Review  President, International Law Society  Law Clerk, Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office in Anti-Trust Division  B.A. : Dickinson College, 1979    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity  

BAR ADMISSIONS

  Supreme Court of New Jersey  Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania  Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York  District of Columbia Court of Appeals  United States Supreme Court  United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit  United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit  United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania  United States District Court for the District of New Jersey  United States District Court for Colorado  United States District Court for Vermont  United States District Court for the Southern District of New York  United States Court of Appeals for First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, District of Columbia and Federal Circuits.  

CERTIFICATIONS

  Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney  Board Certified Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy  

AWARDS AND HONORS

  New Jersey Super Lawyer, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 as voted by his peers  Top 100 Attorney for New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2014  Top Lawyer as voted on by their peers in SJ Magazine, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018  Awesome Attorney by South Jersey Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018  Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum  

AFFILIATIONS

  Chair of the Self-Insurers and Risk-Management Committee, American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section  Member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association and the Camden County Bar Association  Member of the New Jersey Association for Justice  Member of the American Association for Justice  Serves as an Arbitrator in Federal and State Courts in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey  

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/PAPERS

  
Boardwalk Seminar 2018: Employment Section Co-chair
  
New Jersey ICLE 2018 Legal Malpractice Update: Deposing the Expert Witness
  
Lawline 2017: Starting and Managing a Practice in New Jersey  New Jersey ICLE 2017 Legal Malpractice Update: Deposition of the Defendant Attorney
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2017: Employment Section Co-chair
  
Professionalism Day Seminar: The 200 Year History & Future of Ethics in Attorney Marketing, Practical Issues in Law Firm Advertising Ethics, 2016
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Employment Section Co-Chair
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Ethics Issues in Employment Litigation
  
How to Get Your Social Media, E-Mail & Text Evidence Admitted (And Keep Theirs Out), 2015
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2015: Hot Ethics Issues in Employment Law
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2015: Be Careful If Your Client is a New Business-You May Not be Able to Prove Damages Under New Jersey Law
  
Legal Ethics: Top 10 Challenges, Duties to Prospective Clients, 2014
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2014: Maintaining An Ethical Practice
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2014: Advanced Deposition Boot Camp for Employment Cases
  
Boardwalk Seminar 2011: Panel on Conflicts of Interest Issues in Employment Cases
  
Speaker, Proving Emotional Distress Damages in New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Cases, Boardwalk Seminar, 2010  Speaker, A Winning Approach to Discovery in Employment Cases, Boardwalk Seminar, 2009
  
Speaker, Products Liability, New Jersey Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting, 1992
  
Speaker, Reinsurance, Mock Reinsurance Arbitration, 1990
  
Speaker, Legal Malpractice, National Symposium on Legal Malpractice, 1989
  
Program Chair of a Legal Malpractice Seminar sponsored by the American Bar Association in San Francisco, California, 1989
  
Speaker for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the NJ Association for Justice, a continuing legal education programs for other attorneys
  
Authored papers for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the New Jersey Association for Justice at continuing legal education programs for other attorneys