Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari
1 Main Street
Chatham, NJ 07928
Michael Zerres, a principal of the firm, is Certified and recertified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, specializing in medical malpractice, products liability and personal injury cases.
A member of the New Jersey Bar, Mike joined Blume Goldfaden in 1990 and is handling a variety of complex matters involving such issues as the proper management of labor and delivery, newborn care and the failure to timely diagnose and treat various types of cancer.
Like some other lawyers at Blume Goldfaden, Mr. Zerres has been asked to assist attorneys in other states, and is currently involved in cases in Oklahoma, North Carolina and Mississippi as co-counsel for children with Erb's Palsy injuries.
Mr. Zerres has also lectured on legal issues, including "Proving Economic Damages in Wrongful Death Cases," and, has acted as a co-author and/or reviewer on two books on Nursing Malpractice.
He has been honored by the Cerebral Palsy League of New Jersey and is a member of the Board of Governors of the New Jersey chapter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Board of Trustees of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey. Mike has been recognized by the LawDragon legal resources group as one of the nation's leading plaintiffs' attorneys, receiving their highest ranking. He is also a member of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Mike is a graduate of Seton Hall University (1984, B.A., magna cum laude) and St. John's University School of Law (1987). He is a member of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates), the Morris County Bar Association, the Essex County Bar Association, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.