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Attorney Kenneth G. Andres Jr. – Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, & Wrongful Death

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Kenneth Andres, Jr. is a founding and managing partner of The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C., one of the most highly regarded medical malpractice and personal injury law firms in New Jersey. Mr. Andres is dedicated to helping injured people and families who have lost a loved one. Mr. Andres offers compassionate care and top-notch representation, with uncommon sensitivity, in order to help clients of The Law Offices of Andres & Berger to cope with the emotional, physical and financial harm they have suffered. He is admitted to practice law in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.

For over 30 years, he has dedicated his professional life to protecting the rights of individuals that have been injured in motor vehicle accidentsmedical malpracticewrongful death‚ and other serious injury claims. The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. are highly selective and limit the number of cases  accepted so that they are able to provide a high level of service to their clients. When you contact Mr. Andres, he will immediately begin a detailed investigation of your case; guide you through all interactions with law enforcement, health care professionals, and insurance adjusters. He is familiar with insurance companies’ shrewd practices and pressure tactics and can negotiate from a position of strength with liable parties and insurance companies; and present an honest, persuasive argument to make sure his clients are fairly compensated in settlements or at trial.

Mr. Andres has the resources and work ethic to do what is necessary to present understandable and compelling arguments. He fights for clients to obtain full compensation for injuries and losses arising out of an accident or malpractice. With a reputation for hard work and genuine concern for his clients’ well-being, Mr. Andres seeks to accommodate his clients’ needs in any way possible. Mr. Andres is willing to go to court and fight for you so you can focus on the challenge of recovering from injuries and putting your life back together.

He is well respected among his peers, having served as President and other elected positions of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) (previously the Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey ATLA-NJ). Lawyers throughout New Jersey refer their major cases, as well as their family and friends to Mr. Andres because of his proven record of success.

Mr. Andres is a published author and frequent presenter on issues of personal injury law and trial practice. He is an Adjunct Professor at Drexel University – Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where he teaches courses in Trial Advocacy.

Results

Mr. Andres is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney (only 2% of New Jersey lawyers are awarded this distinction) and has won tens of millions of dollars in compensation for his clients.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Andres has earned a number of accolades that reflect his commitment to his clients. Mr. Andres has been recognized for his success, ethics and professionalism with numerous awards and recognitions. In 2011, he was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. He was named a Top 100 New Jersey SuperLawyer by New Jersey Monthly, Best Lawyer in America by White and Woodward, Inc., and Awesome Attorney by South Jersey Magazine.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Mr. Andres is an active and contributing member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), New Jersey Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, American College of Barristers, American Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Education

Mr. Andres graduated from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania where he played soccer, baseball and basketball. His athletic endeavors helped prepare him for the competitive environment of the courtroom. Mr. Andres earned his Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School.

Activities

Mr. Andres also serves as the NCAA Soccer Secretary Rules Editor. He received this appointment after serving as a college soccer referee, averaging thirty (30) intercollegiate soccer games per year from 1976 through 2008, including more than 150 intercollegiate tournament play-off games.

Undergraduate Education

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1975

Legal Education

Capital University Law School
Columbus, Ohio
Juris Doctor, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the
  • District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern
  • District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the
  • Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Trial Certifications

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney (1991)
  • Certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates for the Rank of Advocate (1992)
  • Certified by the American College of Barristers as a Senior Counsel (2001)
  • Member, College of Master Advocates & Barristers

Elected Positions

Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey (ATLA-NJ) now known as the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)

  • President 1998-1999
  • President-Elect 1997-1998
  • First Vice President 1996-1997
  • Second Vice President 1995-1996
  • Third Vice President 1994-1995
  • Treasurer 1993-1994
  • Secretary 1992-1993
  • Assistant Secretary 1991-1992
  • Parliamentarian 1990-1991
  • Board of Governors 1986-1990
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America– ATLA now known as the American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • National Governor of the American Association for Justice 2001-present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • New Jersey PAC Trustee 2000-2006
  • Mercer County Bar Association Trustee 1982-1991
  • Burlington County Bar Association Trustee 1993-1995

Bar Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • American College of Barristers
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association

Appointments and Awards

  • “AV” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell – The Highest Possible Rating
  • Top 100* New Jersey SuperLawyer, New Jersey Monthly
  • The Best Lawyers in America, White & Woodward, Inc.
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers  (selected 2011) Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
  • Top Civil Trial Attorney of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine
  • Top Automobile Insurance Attorney of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine
  • Awesome Personal Injury Attorney, South Jersey Magazine
  • Top Medical Malpractice and Civil Trial Lawyer, SJ Magazine
  • Top Automobile Accident Attorney, SJ Magazine
  • “For Distinguished Service in the Cause of Justice” Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Civil Trial Bar Award (October 2006) Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey
  • 1999 Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession – Association of Trial Lawyers-New JerseyBar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for “High Professional Standards and Ethics”
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Civil Trial Bar Award “For Distinguished Service in the Cause of Justice, ” October 2006
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey, 1999 Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession
  • New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, 1998 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award
  • New Jersey Supreme Court District III Ethics Committee 1993-1997
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges 1996-2006
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Special Civil Part Practice Committee 1994-1996
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Civil Practice Committee 2001-
  • New Jersey Recreational Sports and Leisure Activities Liability Study Commission
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Chairman, Civil Bench and Bar Committee 1992-1995
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry of Business Leaders
  • Madison Who’s Who Among Professionals “Honors Registry”

Author

  •  NEW JERSEY INJURY AND MALPRACTICE LAW – A Reference for Accident and Malpractice Victims, published by Speaker Media Press (2010).

Teaching Experience

  • American Burlington County Inn of Court, Master 199 – present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Mercer County, Community College, 1983 -1989
  • Faculty Member, ATLA-NJ Trial Skills, Workshop Programs 1989 – present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutgers University – Camden School Law 2007 – 2012
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Trial Advocacy, Drexel University – Thomas R. Kline School of Law 2014 – present

Lecture and Seminar Participant or Chairman

  • “How to Increase Your Arbitration Awards” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, NJ, March 1991
  • “Winning Big in Small Cases'” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ, March 1991
  • “State of the Art Trial Techniques” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Moderator, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1991
  • “The Year in Torts – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Absecon, NJ, June 1991
  • “Evidence and Procedure Seminar – The Use of Opinion Evidence” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Woodbridge, NJ, September 1991
  • “Legal Liability for Coaches in Player Related Injuries” / National Soccer Coaches of America Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 1992
  • “Efficient Use of Expert Witnesses” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Speaker, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1992
  • “The Year in Torts – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Absecon, NJ, June 1992
  • “Trying the Automobile Case in New Jersey” / National Business Institute, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ, January 1993
  • “Winning Big in Small Cases” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, NJ, February 1993
  • “The Year in Torts – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1993
  • “Punitive Damages in First Party Claims” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Great Gorge, NJ, June 1993
  • “Direct and Cross-Examination of a Neurological Expert” / Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill, NJ, December 1993
  • “Direct and Cross-Examination of a Vocational Expert and Economist” / Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill, NJ, February 1994
  • “Maximizing Damages in Personal Injury Cases” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, March 1994
  • “Trying the Alcohol Case” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Woodbridge, NJ, December 1994
  • “How to Nail Down Your Liability Case” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, March 1995
  • “How to Try a Verbal Threshold Case” / Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill, NJ, May 1995
  • “Recent Legislation and Case Law Updates” and “The Underinsured Motorist Problem of Aubrey v. Harleysville Insurance Company” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ, September 1995
  • “Hot Tips in Tort Law VI” / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Woodbridge, NJ, December 1995
  • “Handling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, NJ, February 1996
  • “Proving the Personal Injury” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1996
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1996
  • “Attorney and Physician Update: Learning to Work in Today’s PIP World” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Voorhees, NJ, September 1996
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1997
  • 1997 Civil Trial Advocacy Institute / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Brunswick, NJ, July 1997
  • “Verbal Threshold Update” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Woodbridge, NJ, September 1997
  • “The Art of Closing Statements” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Middlesex County Community College, December 1997
  • “Direct and Cross Examination of a Neuropsychologist” / Camden County Bar Association, Camden, New Jersey, January 1998
  • “Win It in Discovery – Proving Bad Faith” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 1998
  • “Proving Bad Faith” / New Jersey State Bar Association, Edison, NJ, May 1998
  • “The Auto Insurance Cost Reduction Act” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation
  • Cherry Hill, New Brunswick and West Orange, NJ, June 1998 / “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten”, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1999
  • “What You Need to Know About the Auto Insurance Cost Reduction Act and The New Personal Injury Protection Regulations for Medical Treatment” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, Jamesburg and West Orange, NJ, June 1999
  • “Kumho Tire and Expert Witnesses: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?” Getting, Qualifying and Using Expert Testimony at Trial: A View From the Trenches ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation Edison, NJ, February 2000
  • “Successful Settlement Techniques” / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Cherry Hill, NJ, April 2000
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2000
  • “Ethics for the Trial Lawyer” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2000
  • “The Art of Opening Statements” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Middlesex County Community College, December 2000
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2001
  • “Legal Ethics in a Changing Profession” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2001
  • “The Law and Art of Closing Argument in New Jersey” / Camden-Burlington Inns of Court, Camden, New Jersey, June 2001
  • “Effective Direct and Cross Examination”  Texas State Bar Association Masters in Advocacy, Dallas, Texas, November, 2001
  • “Evidence-Hearsay, Spoliation and Other Jury Issues” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, December 2001
  • “Seizing the Moment: Effective Direct Examination of the Plaintiff’s Expert” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 2002
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2002
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2003
  • “Still Winning Auto Cases 2004″ / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 2004
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2004
  • “Exposing Defense Radiologists” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, October 2004
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2005
  • “The Art of Oral Advocacy” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2005
  • “Exposing Defense Medicine” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Long Branch, New Jersey, June 2005
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2006
  • “Plaintiff’s Summation: Demonstration, Discussion & Analysis” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 2007
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2007
  • “The Summer Tort Law Conference” / ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, June 2007
  • “Preparation and Trial of Medical Malpractice Cases” / Gloucester County Bar Association, Deptford, New Jersey, December 2007
  • “Civil Case Law Update” / ICLE, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, March 2008
  • “Handling UM and UIM Cases” / Camden County Bar Association, Voorhees, New Jersey, March 2008
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2008
  • 2008 Tort Law Conference / ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, July 2008
  • The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten  ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey (April 2009)
  • Civil Case Law Update  NJ- ICLE Mount Laurel, New Jersey (March 2010)
  • The Year in Torts in New Jersey-The Top Ten NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey (April 2011)
  • Use of Video Playbacks in Jury Trials Hot Tips for Civil Litigators: 2011 NJSBA Civil Trial Bar Section (September 2011)
  • “This Year’s Top 10 – The Good and the Bad” NJ ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2011
  • “Tort Law Update” NJ ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2012
  • “Trial Strategies for Soft Tissue Injury Cases – Proof and Promises” NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2013
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2012
  • Direct Examination of the Plaintiff’s Medical Expert – NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 2012
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2013
  • Trial Strategies for Soft Tissue Injury Cases – Proof and Promise – NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2013
  • Professionalism and Ethics Issues in Mediations and Arbitrations – Camden County Bar Association Camden, New Jersey, October 2013
  • The Good, Bad and Ugly – NJ ICLE Tort Law Update New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2013
  • Hot Tips for Civil Litigators – NJ State Bar Association Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2013
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2014
  • Turning the Defense Into Offense: Embrace the Degeneration – NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 2014
  • Verbal Threshold Medicine – NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 2014
  • The Good, Bad and Ugly – NJ ICLE Tort Law Update New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2014
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2015
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2016
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2017

Top Honors

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© by Woodward/White Inc.
  • Berger named Top Ten Super Lawyers© in New Jersey and published in New Jersey Monthly.
  • Awarded an "AV" Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell© - The Highest Possible Rating.
  • Named among the Top 100 lawyers in New Jersey Super Lawyers© as published in New Jersey Monthly.
  • Andres & Berger, P.C. listed as a Best Law Firm by US & World Report©.
  • Andres selected as one of The National Trial Lawyers© Top 100 Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only national organization composed of America's Top Trial Lawyers.
  • Andres chosen as Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
  • Listed as Top Attorneys by SJ Magazine©.
  • Recognized as Awesome Attorneys by South Jersey Magazine©.
  • Listed among the Top 100 lawyers in New Jersey Super Lawyers© in New Jersey Monthly.
  • Recognized as the Top Medical Malpractice and Civil Trial Lawyers by SJ Magazine©.

Authors

Andres & Berger wrote
New Jersey Injury and Malpractice
Law - A Reference for Accident and
Malpractice Victims

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serious accident or who has been
injured as the result of medical
malpractice.

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Accidents in Camden County,
Burlington County and
throughout New Jersey

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