Jeremy P. Cooley, Esq.

Jeremy “Jerry” Cooley has been a member of the Lenox Law firm for over 20 years. Mr. Cooley exclusively practices medical malpractice defense, and board of medical examiners defense. Over his career, Mr. Cooley has defended hundreds of medical professional defendants ranging from nurses, to specialized surgeons, to practice groups in both State and Federal Courts across New Jersey. He is responsible for critical decisional law regarding the Affidavit of Merit Statute, which offers additional levels of protection for licensed professionals facing negligence suits. Mr. Cooley has been a certified civil trial attorney for over 15 years.

Bar Admissions:

  • State of New Jersey, 1981
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Education:

  • Lafayette College, B.A., 1977
  • Seton Hall University, J.D., 1981
  • Law Secretary to Hon. Alexander C. Wood, III, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division – General Equity
  • Certifications: Certified Civil Trial Attorney Supreme Court of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association

Lecturer:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association ICLE Seminar, Obstetrical Malpractice Defense
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of N.J. Annual Medical Student Lecture on Medical Malpractice Litigation, 1995
  • “What to Expect in Deposition” U.M.D.N.J.: Malpractice

Civic Affiliations:

  • Branchburg Historic Commission Vice Chairman