Joseph M. Marabondo
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Joseph M. Marabondo is an experienced trial lawyer who is certified by our Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, an achievement only 2% of lawyers have obtained. Joe’s trial practice is focused on the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and products liability. Joe’s clients are very important to him and he works tirelessly to obtain optimal recoveries for them, unequivocally trying cases to give them the best results if need be.
Since 2020, Joe has been identified by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New Jersey. He has also been named to the “Rising Star” list in Super Lawyers from 2019-2023.
Joe started his legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. Jeffrey R. Jablonski, Superior Court, Civil Part, Hudson County. Joe then worked at prominent defense firms gaining invaluable experience, which he now utilizes to anticipate and counter defense arguments during discovery and trial.
Joe received his B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University where he graduated with magna cum laude distinction, and was awarded membership into the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. He obtained his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he also graduated with magna cum laude distinction. While in law school, Joe served as a law clerk for Hon. Rosemarie E. Aquilina – 30th Circuit Court Judge of the State of Michigan, and was also the Assistant Editor of the school’s Law Review. Joe was mentored by the Hon. Richard F. Suhhrheinrich, a United States Senior Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Joe is an active member of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association, and Middlesex County Bar Association. Joe has given lectures on topics concerning personal injury. Joe has also been nominated to serve as a trustee of the The Middlesex County Bar Association.
Aside from work, Joe volunteers his time to helping college students strengthen their public speaking skills by serving as a judge for the annual Scarlett Knight Mock Trial Invitational, a two-day tournament where teams from across the country argue fictional criminal case patterns, representing both the prosecution and defense. When Joe is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
- $2,500,000 for a client in a products liability case involving a person utilizing an exercise ball that burst resulting in a spine surgery.
- $960,000 for a client injured in the scope of his employment when he tripped and fell on a roof resulting in a spine surgery.
- $675,000 for a client struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the street causing him to undergo surgery to repair a fractured tibia.
- $625,000 for a client injured after a metal pipe was dropped on his foot causing fractures.
- $475,000 for a client injured in a motor vehicle crash resulting in surgery in a case of heavily disputed causation.
- $450,000 for a client in a products liability case who fractured his ankle when walking on a faulty air register in his home.
- $412,000 for a client who underwent surgery to her left elbow following a fall at a banquet hall.
- $400,000 for a client who underwent a surgery following a car crash in a difficult case of liability and causation.
- $350,000 for a client who tripped and fell in a national, big-box retail store, injuring the knee that led to a surgery
- $300,000 for a client injured in a one-car crash resulting in surgery to his leg
- $300,000 for a client who aggravated pre-existing, lower back in a low impact car crash that resulted in surgery to her lower back
- $300,000 for a client who suffered a fractured ankle with surgery after tripping and falling at a restaurant.
- $260,000 for a client in a premises liability action resulting in knee surgery after a trip-and-fall at a strip mall.
- $215,000 for a client who was not given a proper fall risk assessment and subsequently fell in the same medical facility, fracturing her ankle.
- $200,000 for an elderly client that sustained non-surgical injuries sustained to his neck and ribs following a motor vehicle crash.
- $200,000 for a client with psychiatric claims following a motor vehicle crash.
- $185,000 for a client who slipped and fell on untreated ice outside of a strip mall causing her to fracture her humerus.
- $175,000 for a client who underwent arthroscopic surgery to her left ankle following a dog bite.
- $162,500 for a client who sustained one cervical herniation and had one cervical epidural injection following a car crash.
- $150,000 for a client injured in a car crash with extensive medical history resulting in aggravated and exacerbated claims leading to two pain injections
- Dozens of additional six-figure results for clients.