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Patrick B. Minter’s practice focuses on civil litigation, concentrating primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, professional liability defense, and general insurance defense.
Patrick B. Minter appears regularly in the federal and state courts of New Jersey. A graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, Mr. Minter clerked for The Honorable Rocco L. D’Ambrosio, J.S.C., prior to entering private practice.
Mr. Minter has participated in the litigation of several cases in the legal malpractice field which have resulted in published opinions including Brach, Eichler, Rosenberg, Silver, Bernstein, Hammer & Gladstone, P.C. v. Ezekwo, 345 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2001); Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co. v. State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co., 344 N.J. Super. 408 (App. Div. 2001); Vastano v. Algeier, 178 N.J. 230 (2003); Hernandez v. Baugh, 401 N.J. Super. 539 (App. Div.2008); and Marrero v. Feintuch, 418 N.J. Super. 48 (App. Div. 2011).
Named to the list of NJ Super Lawyers for 2023. Mr. Minter has been consistently named to this list since 2011 marking 2023 as his thirteenth consecutive year. The Super Lawyers list, compiled by Thomson Reuters, identifies attorneys who have been recognized by their peers for their professional accomplishments. Details on the methodology used for selection to this list can be found on the Super Lawyers website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Minter is included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Commercial Litigation and Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law. Inclusion on this list is based on peer review to capture a consensus opinion of leading lawyers regarding the professional abilities of their colleagues. Further details on the selection methodology can be found on the Best Lawyers website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Minter has also been included on the list of AV Preeminent lawyers from Martindale-Hubbell since 2010. The methodology and criteria used for selection to this list can be found on the Martindale-Hubbell website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Minter lectures regularly for New Jersey’s Institute for Continuing Education and co-authors an annual program entitled “Avoiding Legal Malpractice.” Additionally in 2016 Mr. Minter became a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.
Mr. Minter is the former Chairman of the Morris County Chancery Practice Committee, the Morris County General Equity Mediation Committee, and the District X Fee Arbitration Committee. Mr. Minter currently serves as a member of the Morris County General Equity Mediation Committee.
- New Jersey, 1994
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1994
- Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994
- Providence College, B.A., cum laude, 1991
- American Bar Association
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Morris County Bar Association
- Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance