Profile

Jonas Seigel

Seigel Law
505 Goffle Road
Suite 204
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-444-4000
www.seigelcapozzi.com


Jonas K. Seigel was awarded a Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy from Temple University, following degrees from Goucher College and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has tried cases in Superior Court and arbitration forums. At present, he manages all pre-litigation files for the firm. He serves as a Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association and Foundation, the Passaic County Bar Association and Foundation, as well as several committees of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Jonas is also one of the youngest members serving on the board of governors of NJAJ and as a member of the Advisory Board of Paterson Habitat for Humanity. He is a recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Awards for "Service to the Community" in 2009 and "Professional Achievement" in 2013 and has been repeatedly recognized as a "Rising Star" by New Jersey Super Lawyers and as a Top 40 under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. He resides in Ridgewood with his wife Eliana and their two boys, Max and Luca.

Areas of Practice

       
  • 100% Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice - Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

       
  • New Jersey, 2008
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  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2008

Education

       
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
         
    • LL.M.in Trial Advocacy - 2011

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  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
         
    • J.D. - 2007

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  • Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland
         
    • B.A. - 2000

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  • Don Bosco Preparatory, Ramsey, New Jersey

Notable Cases

       
  • $2.025 million dollar recovery in Bergen County on behalf of family of motorcyclist killed in crash
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  • $875,000 recovery in Bergen County from truck accident
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  • $565,000 recovery in Bergen County from truck accident.

Published Works

       
  • "Understanding New Jersey Auto Insurance Policies", Dictum, Vol. 1, March, 2012
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  • Co Author "Consumer's Advocate", 2012

Classes/Seminars

       
  • Lecturer, Hot Tips for Hot Solos (Civil), Solo and Small Firm Practice, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and New Jersey State Bar Association
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  • Lecturer, The Business of Law: Marketing for Young Lawyers, Bergen County Bar Association
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  • Lecturer, The Business of Law: Marketing for Young Lawyers, Passaic County Bar Association
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  • Moderator, Lawscapes: New Jersey Auto Insurance

Honors and Awards

       
  • Recipient, "Community Service Award", New Jersey State Bar Association, 2009
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  • Who’s Who in American Law, 2010
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  • Paul Patti Humanitarian of The Year Award, Boys & Girls Club of Lodi/Hackensack, 2010
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  • New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011 - 2013
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  • Latino American Who’s Who, 2012
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  • Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2013
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  • "Professional Achievement Award", New Jersey State Bar Association, 2013
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  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40

Professional Associations and Memberships

       
  • American Bar Association, Member
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  • American Association for Justice
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  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Civil Trial Bar Section Executive Committee
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  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Membership/PR Committee
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  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division, Past Executive Committee Officer
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  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Board of Governors
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  • Bergen County Bar Association, Trustee
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  • Bergen County Bar Foundation, Trustee
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  • Passaic County Bar Association, Trustee
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  • Passaic County Bar Foundation, Trustee
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  • Hudson County Bar Association
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  • The Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court
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  • The Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inn of Court

Pro Bono Activities

       
  • Seigel Capozzi Law Firm Charity Fund, Founder
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  • Paterson Habitat for Humanity, Advisory Board
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  • Wills for Heroes
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  • BACKpacks To School
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  • Order of the Lamp
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  • Valerie Fund
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  • Boys & Girls Club of Lodi/ Hackensack
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  • Boys & Girls Club of Passaic
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  • Bergen WIB: Clean Slate Project
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  • Paterson Blue Devils Youth Soccer Team
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  • Paterson R & G Youth Basketball Team