Joseph O'Neill

O'Neill & Coant, P.C.
30 West Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ 8360
856-692-2400
www.oneillcoant.com


Mr. O'Neill has earned an AV® Preeminentâ„¢ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.    Practice areas      Admittance  
         
  • New Jersey, 1968
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  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1968
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  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974
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  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1999
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  Education  
         
  • New York Law School, J.D.
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  • Allegheny College, B.A.
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  Associations and 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). Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; The National Trial Lawyers Association. President of: Cumberland County Legal Aid Society, 1974-1987. Member of Panels: the New Jersey Automobile Arbitration and the American Arbitration Association. Fellow: International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Roscoe Pound-American Trial Lawyers Foundation.    Author  
         
  • "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
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  • "Attorney Conducted Voir Dire: We Need It," New Jersey Law Journal, October 31, 1994
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  • "Themes for Damages", Hot Tips in Tort Law III, N.J. Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1992, pp. 39-43
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  • "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
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  • "Demonstrating Soft Tissue Injury Without Supportive Medical Tests," Hot Tips in Tort Law, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1990, pp. 61-67
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  • "Lawyers Have Rights Too," New Jersey Trial Lawyer, Spring, 1989
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  • "What ATLA Is Doing for You," New Jersey Trial Lawyer, Winter, 1989
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  • "Demonstrating Objective Testing of Subjective Symptoms in ENT Cases," (Co-Authored with Thomas Westerman, M.D.) New Jersey Trial Lawyer, April, 1988
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  • "Our Most Formidable Challenge," New Jersey Trial Lawyer, August, 1988
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  • "The Criminal Case: Preparation and Control," New Jersey Bar Journal, November, 1978
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  • "Assignment of Counsel to Indigents in Municipal Court: A Suggested Plan," New Jersey Bar Journal, November, 1971
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  Lecturer for  
         
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
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  • National College of Advocacy
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  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey
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  • New Jersey State Bar Association
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  • Various other state and county bar associations, as well as law schools
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  Named in  
         
  • Who's Who in the World
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  • Who's Who in America
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  • Who's Who in American Law
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  • Who's Who in the East
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  • International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievement
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  • Strathmere's Who's Who
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  Featured in  
         
  • "500 Geniuses of the 21st Century"
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  • "Great Minds of the 21st Century"
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  • "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century"
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  • "The Best Lawyers in America"
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  • New York Magazine's "The New York Area's Best Lawyers"
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  • Philadelphia Magazine's "Philadelphia Area's Best Lawyers"
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  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine's "Super Lawyers"
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  • South Jersey Monthly's "Awesome Attorneys"
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  Achievements  
         
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil and Criminal Trial Attorney
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  AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell