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Attorney Tommie Ann Gibney – Nursing Home Abuse & Personal Injury

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Undergraduate Education

Seton Hall University
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude

Legal Education

Seton Hall University School of Law
Juris Doctorate

Admitted to Practice

  • State and Federal Courts for New Jersey
  • State and Federal Courts for Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Board Certification

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey
as a Civil Trial Attorney (1997)

Area of Practice

Representing Victims of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect and Other Significant Personal Injury Matters

Professional Associations

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Bar Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey

  • Member of the Executive Committee, President Elect, 2007-2008
  • Member of the Executive Committee, Vice President, 2006-2007
  • Member of the Executive Committee, First Vice President, 2005-2006
  • Member of the Executive Committee, Third Vice President, 2004-2005
  • Member of the Executive Committee, Treasurer, 2003-2004
  • Member of the Executive Committee, Secretary 2002-2003
  • Member of Executive Committee, Parliamentarian 2001-2002
  • State Delegate 2000-2001

Member of the Board of Governors 1995 to Present

  • Co-Chair, Membership Committee 1999 to 2004
  • Co-Chair, Seminars, Books & Publications Committee 2004-2005
  • Co-Chair, Women Trial Lawyer Caucus 2006-2008
  • Chair, Budget, Audit & Finance Committee 2004-2005
  • Member, Educational Foundation 1999 to present
  • Member, Civil Practice Committee 1997 – 1998
  • Member, Briefs & Experts Committee 1992- 1993

New Jersey State Bar Association

  • Member – Automobile Reparations Committee
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Foundation
  • Member/Officer, Board of Trustees 1997 – 2001

Court Committees and Board Memberships

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Jury Selection, Member, 2016-present
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Working Group on Digital Audio Recording Issues, Member, 2009
  • Co-Chair, Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, “Best Practices” Implementation Committee, 2000 – 2001
  • Public Interest Law Center of New Jersey, Member, Board of Directors, 1997 – 1999

Awards/Honors

  • Peer selected to be listed in “Best Lawyers in America”, Personal Injury Litigation, Woodward/White, Inc. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Designated as a “Super Lawyer”, New Jersey Magazine, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Recipient of the New Jersey Association for Justice, Gold Medal for Distinguished Service, 2012
  • Awarded Peer Recognition and Listed in “Top Attorneys in Philadelphia”, Philadelphia Magazine, 2011
  • Awarded Peer Recognition in “Awesome Attorneys 2010, 2012, South Jersey Magazine
  • Profiled in “Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession”, New Jersey Law Journal, August 29, 2005, a special report highlighting high-achieving women and minority lawyers in New Jersey.

Seminars and Presentations

  • “C is for Causation – The Why’s and Wherefore’s of Jury Charges on Causation”, NJAJ Four Concurrent Seminars, February 2017, Speaker
  • “Ethical Cliffhangers for Civil Trial Attorneys”, NJICLE, November 2016, Moderator and Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, November 2016, Co-Chair and Speaker
  • “New Jersey Civil Trial Preparation”, Camden County Bar Association, October 2016, Speaker
  • “Navigating the Labyrinth of Medicare Set Aside Issues”, NJICLE, November 2016 Speaker
  • Effectively Using Objections at Depositions and Trial”, NJICLE, April 2016, Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar April 2016, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar April 2016, Co-Chair
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, November 2015, Co-Chair and Speaker
  • “New Jersey Civil Trial Preparation”, Camden County Bar Association, October 2015, Speaker
  • “Tort Law Conference 2015”, NJICLE, October 2015, Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2015, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar April 2015, Co-Chair
  • “Ethical Cliffhangers for Trial Attorneys”, NJICLE, December 2014, Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar April 2014, Co-Chair
  • “NJ Civil Trial Preparation”, Camden County Bar Association, October 2014, Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2014, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar April 2014, Co-Chair
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar November 2013, Co-Chair
  • “Proving Damages in a Wrongful Death Case”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, November 2013
  • “New Jersey Civil Trial Preparation”, Camden County Bar Association, October 2013, Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2013, Co-Chair
  • “Your Best Asset is You: Enhance Your Practice by Showcasing Your Strengths”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2013, Co-Chair
  • “Top Ten in [email protected], NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar” April 2013, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Effectively Using Objections at Deposition and Trial”, NJICLE, April 2013, Speaker
  • “The Anatomy of a [email protected], NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, April 2012, Preparation of Seminar Materials  and Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2012, Co-Chair
  • “Better to Be Prepared Than Sorry”, Camden County Bar Association, November 2012,Ethics Seminar, Moderator and Program Chair
  •  “New Jersey Civil Trial Preparation”, Camden County Bar Association, October 2012, Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2012, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2012, Co-Chair
  • “Advanced Nursing Home Litigation”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar, Co-Chair 2012
  • ALitigation at [email protected], NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2011, Co-Chair
  • “New Jersey Civil Trial Preparation”, Camden County Bar Association, October 2011, Speaker
  • “Top Ten in [email protected], NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar” April 2011, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Deposition College: Expert Depositions and De Bene Esse Depositions” , NJAJ BoardwalkSeminar 2011, Speaker
  • “Preparing and Presenting Medical Malpractice  Cases”, NJICLE, March 2011, Preparation of Materials and  Speaker
  • “Nuts and Bolts of Medical Malpractice: The Care and Feeding of Experts”, NJAJ February 2011, Speaker
  • “Effectively Using Objections at Depositions and Trial”, NJICLE January 2011, Speaker and Moderator
  • “Tax Aspects of Lawsuit Awards: How Not to End Up with Less”, NJICLE Webinar, January 2011, Speaker
  • “Medical Malpractice: Breast Cancer Trial”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2010, Speaker
  • “Litigation at Sunrise: Anatomy of a Jury Trial”, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2010, Co-Chair
  • “Top Ten in [email protected], NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar” April 2010, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Advanced Nursing Home Litigation”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2010, Co-Chair
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2010, Co-Chair
  • “Auto Seminar 2010 – What=s a Permanent Injury?”, NJAJ February 2010, Preparation of Materials and Speaker
  • “A Guide to Miscellaneous Proceedings In Civil Court: Purpose, Preparation and Presentation”, NJICLE, February 2010, Speaker
  • “The Ethical Issues of Withdrawal”, Burlington County Bar Association, December, 2009, Panelist
  • “Discovery Objections In Nursing Home Cases”, NJAJ  Meadowlands Seminar, November 2009, Speaker
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2009, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist”I’m Not Representing You Anymore: Key Ethical Issues in Withdrawal”, NJICLE, August 2009, Speaker
  • “Making Money in the Small Firm: The Economy of Scale”, American Association for Justice,  Annual Convention, July 2009, San Francisco, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Tax Aspects of Personal Injury Awards”, Litigation at Sunrise, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2009, Co-Chair and Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2009, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2008, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2008, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Nursing Home Litigation ”, ATLA– NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2008, Co-Chair
  • “Effectively Using Objections at Depositions and Trial”, NJICLE, April 2008, Moderator
  • “Determining Coverage and Damages in UM/UIM Cases”, Camden County Bar Association, Speaker, March 2008
  • “Dream Team II: Trial of an Automobile Negligence Case”, ATLA-NJ, Speaker, February 2008
  • “Tax Aspects of Personal Injury Awards”, NJICLE, January 2008, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2007, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Exposing Defense Medicine”, ATLA -NJ, May 2007, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2007, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2007, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Nursing Home Litigation ”, ATLA– NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2007, Co-Chair
  • “Trial Practice in the New Millennium: Fresh Ideas from a New Perspective”, ATLA-NJ, February 2007, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “New Jersey No-Fault/PIP Law”, NJICLE, December 2006, Program Coordinator and Moderator
  • “New Jersey Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE November 2006, Program Chair and Moderator
  • “The Definitive Guide for Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims in New Jersey”, National Business Institute, June 2006, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2006, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2006, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Nursing Home Litigation ”, ATLA– NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2006, Co-Chair
  • “Hot Tips in Torts”, ATLA-NJ, December 2005, Co Chair and Moderator
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2004, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “How to Successfully Resolve the Automobile Injury Case in New Jersey”, National Business Institute, June 2005, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2005, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2005, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Nursing Home Litigation ”, ATLA– NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2005, Co-Chair
  • “Trying the Auto Case: Openings to Summations”, ATLA– NJ, February 2005, Co-Chair and Panelist
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2004, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2004, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise , ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2004, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “David Ball on Damages”, ATLA–NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2004, Moderator
  • “Still Winning Auto Cases in 2004, ATLA-NJ, February 2004, Panelist.
  • “A Practical Refresher on Litigating the New Jersey Auto Injury Case”, National Business Institute, November 2003, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist.
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2003, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Taxation Aspects of Lawsuits and Settlements”, NJICLE, NJSBA Annual Meeting, May 15, 2003, Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2003, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2003, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Getting Justice in an Auto Case: First Interview to Verdict” ATLA – NJ, February 2003, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Law of Damages: Maximizing Damages by Minimizing Your Risks”, ATLA – NJ, December 2002, Co-Chair
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2002, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2002, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2002, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Making or Breaking the Expert Witness”, ATLA – NJ February 2002, Discovering the Achilles Heel of the Expert Witness, Co-Chair and Panelist
  • “Hot Tips in Tort Law”, ATLA – NJ December 2001, Evidence: Hearsay, Spoliation and Other Issues, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 2001, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2001, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2000, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Litigation at Sunrise”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2000, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Spring 2000, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Trial and Preparation of the Neck and Back Case”, ATLA – NJ October 1999, Co-Chair
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Fall 1999, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Basic Trial Academy”, ATLA – NJ Fall 1999, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Premises Liability: Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in New Jersey”, National Business Institute May 1999, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1999, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Trustworthiness – Connecting with the Jury in the Injury Case”, ATLA – NJ December 1998, Co-Chair and Moderator
  • “Basic Trial Academy”, ATLA – NJ Fall 1998, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1998, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “Civil Trial Preparation”, NJICLE Spring 1998, Skills and Methods Seminar, Panelist
  • “Basic Trial Academy”, ATLA – NJ Fall 1997, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Speaker
  • “Trying the Automobile Injury Case in New Jersey”, National Business Institute, October 1997, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1997, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1996, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1995, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1994, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “People’s Law School”, ATLA – NJ Fall 1994 ,Premises Liability, Liquor Laws and Social Host Liability, Speaker
  • “People’s Law School”, ATLA – NJ, Spring 1993, Premises Liability, Liquor Laws and Social Host Liability, Speaker
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Boardwalk Seminar 1993, Preparation of Seminar Materials
  • “Top Ten in Torts”, ATLA – NJ Annual Convention 1992, Preparation of Seminar Materials and Panelist

Published Articles

  • “The Tax Aspects of Confidentiality Agreements”, AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Newsletter, Spring 2008
  • “The Tax Aspects of Confidentiality Agreements”, ATLA -NJ In Brief, February 2008
  • “Top Ten Torts: Cases to Watch in the Coming Year”, New Jersey Lawyer, April 14, 2003
  • “Making an Auto Case Look Like a Well-Scripted Play”, New Jersey Lawyer, April 28, 2003

Pro Bono Legal Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney – Trial Lawyers Care/9-11
  • Volunteer Attorney – Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

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©.

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