Lance J. Bitterman

Lance J. Bitterman joined Fredson & Statmore, LLC following a Superior Court Clerkship with the Honorable Yolanda Ciccone, Assignment Judge of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties. He received his undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s University. He attended law school at Nova Southeastern University, distinguished himself a as Dean’s Law Scholarship recipient, and later graduated cum laude.

During his clerkship, Lance was responsible for drafting the Court’s opinions, conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and recommending dispositions on proceedings. He served as a mediator in the Special Civil Part and assisted with Law Division settlement conferences and negotiations.

During law school, Lance clerked at the Law Firm of Seiden, Alder, McLeod & Goodman. He conducted legal research and drafted trial level personal injury briefs on behalf of injured clients. He was a research assistant to Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye where he edited and drafted portions of published articles authored by the Professor.

Since joining Fredson & Statmore, LLC as an associate, Lance has litigated all aspects of personal injury claims including automobile accidents, fall downs, product liability claims, and construction site accidents. He has significant courtroom experience litigating arbitration claims, conducting deposition examinations and protecting the rights of the injured.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

 

100% Litigation with focus on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury

  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Motorcycle and Bicycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip & Fall
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Head Injury / Brain Damage
  • Fires and Burns / Electric Shock Injury
  • Defective Products
  • Workers Compensation Claims
  • Personal Injury Protection Claims (PIP Claims)

BAR ADMISSIONS

 

  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
  • New Jersey

EDUCATION

 

  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center – J.D., cum laude
  • Saint Joseph’s University – B.S., Criminal Justice

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • American Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice