John Kovac

John Kovac

Location:
Highland Park, New Jersey
Phone:
732-964-9101
866-565-9938
Fax:
732-247-9919
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability - Plaintiff
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1986
  • University of Delaware
    • B.A. cum laude - 1983
    • Major: International Relations
  • Rutgers University
    • M.A. - 1998
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Workers' Compensation: Practical Skills Series, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2002
  • Auto Accident Claims Under the Revised No-Fault Law & Verbal Threshold Standard, 2002
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in New Jersey, 2001
  • A Layperson's Guide to Understanding the Workers' Compensation System in New Jersey, 2000

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer: Workers' Compensation Skills & Methods Course for Lawyers, N.J. Institute of Continuing Legal Education , 2003 - Present
  • Panelist: Seminar on Workplace Bullying, N.J. Bar Foundation in conjunction with the Organization of Chinese Americans
  • Teacher: Expository Writing, Rutgers College, 1997 - 1998

Honors and Awards

  • "SuperLawyer" 2007, 2009, 2010 SuperLawyers and New Jersey Monthly

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Justice Coleman New Jersey Workers' Compensation Inn of Court, Barrister, 2003 - Present
  • Workers' Compensation Committee, Middlesex County Bar Association, Chairperson, 2002 - 2003

Past Employment Positions

  • Kings County District Attorney's Office , Assistant District Attorney , 1986 - 1989
  • Law Office of Joseph A. Shuff III. , Litigation Associate, 1989 - 1994
  • Law Office of Emanuel S. Fish, Litigation Associate, 1998 - 1999