Edward W. Martin, Esq. graduated in 1990 from Montclair State University, with a B.S. in Business Administration, with a concentration in accounting. Mr. Martin then attended Seton Hall University School of Law, receiving his J.D. in 1993. While at Seton Hall, Mr. Martin was a director of the Seton Hall Law Moot Court Board.
From 1993 through 1994, Mr. Martin served as the law secretary to the Honorable Amos C. Saunders, Presiding Judge, Chancery Division, Passaic County. After a one-year term, Mr. Martin entered private practice. Since October of 1994, Mr. Martin has maintained a diverse practice, representing individuals, small businesses and corporations.
EDWARD W. MARTIN, L.L.C.
April, 2001 - Present | Ringwood, NJ
Law Practice concentrating in commercial and residential real estate transactions, commercial business transactions, the drafting of estate planning documents including wills, powers of attorney and advanced health care directives, the administration of estates, criminal and municipal court defense work, municipal land use law, guardianships and litigation in the areas of family law, personal injury and general litigation. Has tried cases in medical malpractice, automobile negligence, guardianships, domestic violence and municipal court.
Receives regular appointments from Chancery Division, General Equity Part, Passaic and Essex counties to serve as court-appointed counsel for parties in Guardianship/Conservatorship cases, including appointments to become counsel for alleged incapacitated persons, Guardian and Guardian Ad Litem.
PHILIP F. MATTIA & ASSOCIATES
October, 1997 - Present | Wayne, NJ
Practice strictly limited to defense of medical malpractice claims. Have defended physicians in all disciplines/specialties, nurses, hospitals, chiropractors, dentists and podiatrists. Have taken thousands of depositions of parties and experts in all medical specialties/disciplines. Overseen hundreds of significant medical malpractice/wrongful death cases, many with potential verdict range over one million dollars. Began as associate in October, 1997, have remained of counsel since the formation of Edward W. Martin, LLC.
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Adjunct Professor of Law
September, 1995 - Present | Newark, NJ
Teach Appellate Advocacy to second year day and third year evening students appellate brief writing and oral argument technique and skills. Responsibilities include lecturing, instructing individual students on appellate brief writing and appellate oral argument and issuing course grades.
DE YOE, HEISSENBUTTEL & MATTIA
April, 1995 - October, 1997 | Wayne, NJ
Civil litigation specializing in defense of automobile, premises liability and professional malpractice claims including defense of legal, medical, accounting, engineering, dental and chiropractic malpractice. Handled all aspects of the defense of such claims from the filing of initial pleadings through case resolution. Took thousands of party and expert depositions.
LAW OFFICE OF GREENMAN AND NOUHAN
October, 1994 - April, 1995 | Fair Lawn, NJ
General litigation, concentrated in areas including personal injury, commercial, landlord/tenant, municipal, family and workers' compensation law. Handled complex litigation matters for real estate developer including land use, partnership/corporate disputes, commercial landlord/tenant and significant collection matters.
THE HONORABLE AMOS C. SAUNDERS
August, 1993 - September, 1994 | NEW JERSEY SUPERIOR COURT , P.J. CHANCERY DIVISION, GENERAL EQUITY PART, Paterson, NJ
Reviewed and summarized motions, pleadings and briefs, performed legal research, prepared legal memoranda and opinions, and conferred with attorneys.
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Newark, NJ | J.D., June, 1993, G.P.A. 3.56 (Top 16%)
Appellate Advocacy Competition, Selected Best Orator; Moot Court Board, Member; Intraschool Moot Court Competition, Participant; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Member
MONTCLAIR STATE COLLEGE
Montclair, NJ | B.S. Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting, May, 1990, Cum Laude
Dean's List; Accounting Internship Program, Selected Participant; Accounting Society, Member; College Life Union Board, Member
Activities & Affiliations
Ringwood Chamber of Commerce
President 2005, 2010
Vice President 2004, 2009, 2011
Member of Board of Directors since 2012
Center for Family Resources, Inc.
Member of Board of Directors since 2009
Non Profit Corporation dedicated to developing collaboration between parents and professionals to promote the general well being of young children and their families.
Member of Advisory Board since 2011
Ringwood Recreation Ice Hockey Club, Ringwood Little League Baseball
Member of Board of Directors, Coach
New Jersey State Bar Association
Passaic County Bar Association
Pennsylvania (Voluntarily Inactive)