Bhaveen R. Jani, Esq. is an Associate in the Accident & Personal Injury Group at Stark & Stark. He focuses his practice in the areas of motor vehicle and tractor-trailer collisions, construction accidents, product defect cases, and premises liability matters. Mr. Jani appears frequently in federal and state courts and appellate courts in New Jersey.
Prior to joining Stark & Stark, Mr. Jani practiced at a personal injury firm and a large national firm in Princeton. He also has experience representing physicians, dentists, and hospitals in medical malpractice and other general liability matters. Combined, this has enabled Mr. Jani to effectively represent victims of personal injury. Mr. Jani is in a unique position because he is able to leverage his knowledge and experience as a defense attorney, in his current role at the firm as a plaintiff’s trial attorney.
Before he earned his law degree from Villanova University, School of Law, Mr. Jani attended The George Washington University, School of Business down in Washington D.C. At GWU, Mr. Jani earned an undergraduate degree in Finance and International Business. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Jani worked at a large investment firm in New York City.
Mr. Jani has been a lifelong resident of New Jersey where he grew up in Edison. Additionally, Mr. Jani is a very active member of the bar and community. This year, Mr. Jani became the President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of NJ (SABA-NJ). The organization contains about 300 members of South Asian background who are judges, lawyers and law students.
Diversity and inclusion is extremely important to Mr. Jani both professionally and personally. In addition to his work with SABA-NJ, Mr. Jani also serves on the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion committee here at Stark & Stark. Mr. Jani also serves on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ).
As far as his activities with the community, Mr. Jani has moderated a “Know Your Rights” panel discussion on immigration and criminal defense issues and has appeared on television advocating for the community. Accordingly, Mr. Jani truly believes that being an attorney is a privilege and takes that role very seriously for his clients and the community as a whole.
Mr. Jani received SABA-NJ’s 2017 Professional Lawyer of the Year award granted by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.
Additionally, Mr. Jani is conversational in Gujarati and has a Sulekha profile listing.