Personal Injury Attorney David M Schmid, Esq.

David M. Schmid


Phone: 609.895.7339
Fax: 609.896.0629

Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629
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David Schmid is an expert Civil Trial Attorney as certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He is also a member of the firm’s Accident & Personal Injury practice.

Mr. Schmid focuses his practice on cases involving serious and catastrophic injuries, and specializes on severe burn injuries, construction injuries, automobile negligence, and premises liability.

Mr. Schmid takes on cases with the goal of bringing meaningful change to the people involved and changing behavior at a societal level. Often, these are cases that require substantial time and resources, which can be overwhelming to other attorneys and other law firms.

Mr. Schmid serves his clients through his involvement in professional organizations operated for the benefit of burn survivors and other seriously injured victims. He is a member of the American Burn Association and National Fire Protection Association and frequently contributes articles and blogs focusing on the care, recovery and rights of burn injury survivors. Mr. Schmid is a volunteer camp counselor at the Camp Susquehanna burn camp for adolescent burn survivors. He is also a member of the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors’ “Team Phoenix” through which he raises funds for burn survivors. In addition, Mr. Schmid has lectured nationally on the topic of catastrophic burn injury litigation. He also obtained an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour outreach training certificate for the construction industry with an additional certificate for completing more focused training on OSHA Fire Detection and Protection standards for General Industry.

Mr. Schmid serves as a leader of associations dedicated to preserving legal rights of individuals and access to the courts. He is on the Board of Governors of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) and serves as a co-chair of the New Lawyer and Law Student Relations Committees. He has co-authored numerous amicus briefs on behalf of NJAJ.

In addition, Mr. Schmid is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Mercer County Bar Association, and the Burlington County Bar Association. Mr. Schmid is also certified by the Administrative Office of the Courts as a mediator in the State of New Jersey.

Mr. Schmid continues to serve his community through his involvement in various non-profit organizations. He sits on the Board of Directors of Camp Fire New Jersey where he is a member of the Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Lower Makefield Township Economic Development Commission.

Mr. Schmid is a frequent contributor to the Personal Injury Law Journal. You can read his most recent blog post here.

Prior to joining Stark & Stark, Mr. Schmid worked as an attorney for a defense personal injury law firm in Southern New Jersey. He simultaneously served as the Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Woodbury from 2009-2011. Mr. Schmid also served as the law clerk to the Hon. David W. Morgan, J.S.C. for the State of New Jersey Judiciary, Vicinage XV.

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

  • Presenter, Establishing Rules for Winning a Trial. NJAJ 2020 Winter Seminar. February 27, 2020.
  • Presenter, Opening: Verbal Threshold. NJAJ 2019 Meadowlands Seminar. November 22, 2019.
  • Featured, $1.2 Million Auto Verdict in OceanNew Jersey Law Journal. June 25, 2018
  • Catastrophic Burn Injury Cases: Assessing Claims, Litigating and Negotiating Settlements. Strafford Publications, Inc. January 30, 2018.
  • The Car’s on Fire: Tips for Reacting and Responding to a Vehicle April 3, 2017.
  • Grilling Safety: Avoid the Risk of September 6, 2016.
  • Risks of Fires and Burn Injuries Rise as Temperatures Fall. February 12, 2016.
  • Radio Interview, Distracted Driving. “Stepping Stones” WDVR 87.9 FM. January 2015 and 2016.
  • My First Trial. NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar. April 2016.
  • NJAJ’s Rising Stars: Some of the Best Trial Lawyers Share Secrets of Their Success. NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar. April 2016.
  • How to Network. Rutgers University School of Law. March 2016.
  • What I Wish I Knew When I Was In Law School. Rutgers University School of Law. September 2015.
  • Co-Author, Don’t Text and Drive. U.S. 1. July 2013.
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Burn Association
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Camp Fire New Jersey, Board of Directors
  • Lower Makefield Township Economic Development Commission
  • Woodbury Historic Preservation Commission, Vice-Chairman (2011-2013)

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Multiple locations to better serve your needs—

Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609.896.9060
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629
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Marlton, NJ

40 Lake Center, 401 NJ-73, Suite 130
Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: 856.874.4443
Secondary phone: 888.241.7424
Fax: 856.874.0133
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Yardley, PA

777 Township Line Road, Suite 120
Yardley, PA 19067
Phone: 267.907.9600
Fax: 267.907.9659
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New York, NY

5 Pennsylvania Plaza 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 800.535.3425
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Philadelphia, PA

The Bellevue 200 S Broad St #600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 267.907.9600
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 215.564.6245
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Bridgeton, NJ

78 W Broad St
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 856.874.4443
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