John A. Sakson is a Shareholder and Chair of the Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Group. Mr. Sakson joined the firm in 1979 and concentrates his practice in the area of catastrophic personal injuries. Mr. Sakson has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney since 1983 and has been awarded a Certificate in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Sakson served two terms as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Board on Trial Attorney Certification. He was appointed to this position by the New Jersey Supreme Court in 1993 and his two-term limit expired in 1999. He served two terms as Chair of the Certified Trial Attorneys section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and he is a former two-term President of the Mercer County Bar Association. The Civil Trial Bar Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association awarded him its prestigious James J. McLaughlin, Esquire Professional Award in 2008, for demonstrating civility, legal competence and professionalism in the practice of civil trial law. He was the recipient of the Michael J. Nizolek Award for Service to the Bar from the Mercer County Bar Association in 2007.
He is a frequent lecturer at New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education programs and other courses. He co-authored the popular book New Jersey Auto Insurance: A Consumer’s Guide.
In 2012, Mr. Sakson was Board Certified as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy. He is also a frequent contributor to the Personal Injury Law Journal. You can read his most recent blog post here.