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Robert G. Harbeson, Esq.

Education

  • High School: Haddonfield Memorial High School
  • College: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    A.B. 1968 – English
    Editor-in-Chief, Gettysburgian, 1968
  • Graduate: Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey
    Juris Doctor, 1971
    Associate Editor, Rutgers Camden Law Journal, 1970 – 1971
    Author: Unauthorized Practice of Law by Real Estate Brokers in the State of
    N.J., Rutgers Camden Law Journal, 1971

Work Experience

  • Summer 1969, 1970 Summer Associate, Archer & Greiner, Professional Corporation, Camden,
    New Jersey
  • United States Army Reserves
    Branch: Military Police; Rank: Captain (College R.O.T.C. commissioned
    2nd Lieutenant June, 1968); Captain, 1970
  • 1971 – present Archer & Greiner, A Professional Corporation.
    Partner, 1976. Active in jury trial practice in State and Federal Courts of
    New Jersey for 36 years.
    Emphasis on personal injury and medical litigation for both defendants and
    plaintiffs; workers’ compensation; criminal defense; products liability;
    Hospital and Health Care Issues

Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney by Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board of Trial Attorney
  • Certified 1982 (original class)
  • Recertified as Certified Civil Trial Attorney, 1989, 1996 and 2003
  • Certified Mediator, State of New Jersey
  • Certified Arbitrator, U.S. District Court of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer 2005

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Bar Memberships

  • Camden County Bar Association (Trustee 1989 – 1992) Personal Injury Law Committee, Chair, 1989 – 1992
  • Member, Bench – Bar Committee
  • State and Local Differentiated Case Management Committees
  • New Jersey State Bar Association ( Vice-Chairman, 1982 – 1984, Chairman 1984 – 1986) Executive Committee, Civil Trial Section – present Civil Practice Section General Counsel Delegate, 1984 – present
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee 1984 – 1988
  • American Bar Association

Member

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (Trustee 1988 – 1992)
  • American Inns of Court, Camden Chapter (original founding member of Camden Chapter; Master 1989 – present)
  • Associate: American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – South Jersey Chapter, President 1992 – 1997

Lectures and Publications

  • Issue editor, New Jersey Law Journal May 1985, number 111. Topic: No-Fault Insurance
  • Frequent lecturer on issues of motor vehicle law; tort law in general; trial practice; trial procedure; arbitration; settlement conferences on
    local, county and state level (Most recent: ICLE Trial Advocacy Institute, July 1994 lecturer)

Teaching

  • Adjunct Professor of Law Rutgers, State University, 1992 – 1996