Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that Celine Vitale, Kelley Lavery, and Jessica Bland are now Partners!
Celine, Kelley, and Jessica have been an integral part of our team for many years and have collectively recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injured victims and workers across the state. Their passion for justice and their commitment to providing insightful, experience-driven counsel has earned us the respect of countless clients and counsel, and aligns precisely with what Levinson Axelrod has stood for since 1939.
Learn more about each of our newest Partners below:
Celine Vitale has drawn from nearly 20 years of experience representing plaintiffs and claimants in workers’ compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability cases to recover millions of dollars in compensation and benefits for her clients. Celine is an emphatic and compassionate advocate, and is known for her personalized approach to handling tough cases.
Celine works primarily from our office in Belford but has enjoyed success in courts across the state. She had a very productive year in 2022, securing millions of dollars in benefits for clients injured on the job.
Some of her recent results include:
- Celine Vitale Obtains Series of Successful Workers’ Comp Settlements
- $263,000 Workers’ Compensation Settlement for Injured Sales Rep
- Celine Vitale Secures Total Disability Award for Injured Truck Driver
Kelley Lavery focuses his practice on motor vehicle accidents, municipal liability, insurance coverage disputes, third-party workplace accident claims, serious injuries, and other personal injury matters.
A former Criminal Prosecutor and Civil Defense Attorney, Kelley’s background gives him an edge in cases requiring complex litigation and extensive investigation, and has proven to be the differentiator for numerous victims. He represents clients from our offices in Edison, Flemington and Rockaway.
Kelley had a very successful year in 2022, securing several notable settlements and verdicts against powerful insurance carriers, a number of six-figure recoveries, and millions in compensation for his clients. Some of Kelley’s latest results:
- $1.175 Million Settlement for NJ DOT Worker
- $987,500 Settlement for Victim Who Fell in Parking Garage
- Kelley Lavery Secures Jury Award for 3x Insurance Company’s Offer
Jessica Bland has recovered millions of dollars in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, premises and products liability, serious injuries, and more. With a background in commercial litigation, she excels in helping clients level the playing field with powerful corporate defendants and insurance carriers and has cultivated a reputation for her attention to detail, insightful problem solving, and creativity.
Jessica works primarily from our Edison office representing plaintiffs throughout Middlesex County and the surrounding areas. Widely respected by peers and colleagues, she has been named to the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars for five consecutive years.
Levinson Axelrod, P.A. draws from the experience of a talented and highly experienced legal team to recover over $350 million in compensation for clients in the past five years alone. To learn more about our firm or how we may be able to help you, contact us.