Thomas R. Smith

Admitted:
1986, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1987, Pennsylvania. Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court. Master, Workers’ Compensation Inns of Court.

Educated:
University of Scranton (B.S., cum laude, 1983);

Seton Hall Law School (J.D., 1986);

Judicial Clerkship to the Honorable Thomas R. Rumana, J.S.C., Passaic County, New Jersey.

Biography:
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Member: New Jersey State Bar Association, Mercer County Bar Association (past Member, Continuing Education Committeee, Community Programs Committee), Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey.
COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS: Board Chair, Hamilton-Area YMCA. Past Chair, SKOR Program, Hamilton-Area YMCA. Past Board Member, Community Options, Burlington County Chapter. Member, Down Syndrome Society of Central New Jersey; Coach, Nottingham Little League, Challenger Division; Volunteer, New Jersey Special Olympics; Member, Clifton Elks and New Jersey Elks Parade Committee; Member, Ancient Order of Hibernias, Project Freedom Board of Directors, Project Freedom.
PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES:
“Dog Owners Beware”, Montgomery News (Montgomery, NJ, 2004), US 1 (Princeton, NJ, 2004);
“Love your Dog, But restrain it” The Times (Trenton, NJ, 2004);
Guest Speaker, NJSIA Fall Meeting 1998, “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”;
Guest Speaker, New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Practice for Paralegals, 1999, “Benefit Calculations”;
Panel Speaker, New Jersey State Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Annual Workers’ Compensation Bench Bar Conference 1997;
Guest Speaker, “Volunteer Coaches Immunity Training Seminar” for New Jersey Association of YMCA.
PUBLISHED OPINIONS:
Sherwood v. Johnson;
Fiore v. Trident Construction
RECOGNITION: Voted “New Jersey Superlawyer” (New Jersey Monthly, 2006-2010)