Alvin Weiss

Weiss, Alvin

Of Counsel Morristown, NJ
973.889.4301
aweiss@pbnlaw.com

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Alvin Weiss is Of Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. He focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution.

Prior Relevant Experience
  • Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, Partner, January 1963–1986
  • New Jersey Superior Court Judge, January 7, 1987–August 13, 1999 (Assignment Judge of Essex County, September 1, 1994–August 13, 1999)
Opinions, Decisions and Cases
  • Essex County Improvement Authority v. RAR Development Associates, et al., 323 N.J.Super. 505, 733 A.2d 580 (L.Div. 1999)
  • PSE&G Shareholder Litigation, 320 N.J. Super. 112, 726 A.2d 994 (Ch.Div. 1998)
  • PSE&G Shareholder Litigation, 315 N.J. Super. 323, 718 A.2d 254 (Ch.Div. 1998)
  • Grill v. City of Newark, 311 N.J.Super. 149, 709 A.2d 333 (L.Div. 1997)
  • Nadelson v. Township of Millburn, 297 N.J. Super. 549, 688 A.2d 672 (L.Div. 1996)
  • CWA, et al. v. Treffinger, et al., 291 N.J. Super. 336, 677 A.2d 295 (L.Div. 1996)
  • Prudential Insurance Company Derivative Litigation, 282 N.J. Super. 256, 659 A.2d 961 (Ch.Div. 1995)
  • Patterson, et al. v. Cooper, et al., 294 N.J. Super. 6, 682 A.2d 266 (L.Div. 1994)
  • National Amusements, Inc. v. New Jersey Turnpike Authority, et al., 261 N.J. Super. 468, 619 A.2d 262 (L.Div. 1992)
  • Brew v. Stern, et al., 254 N.J.Super. 237, 603 A.2d 162 (L.Div. 1991)
  • Galpen v. Galpen, 221 N.J.Super. 532, 535 A.2d 35 (Fam.Part 1987)
Honors And Awards
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America as the Newark Area Best Lawyers Mediation Lawyer of the Year 2015
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Arbitration, Mediation, 2006 - 2017
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America as the Newark Best Lawyers Arbitration Lawyer of the Year 2014
  • Recognized on the New Jersey Super Lawyers List, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2014 - 2017

Honors and Awards

Organizations/Memberships
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Expedited Civil Actions
  • American Bar Association
  • American Judicature Society
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Trial Lawyers of New Jersey
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Law Institute
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Member
  • Retired Judges Association of New Jersey, President, 2006
  • New Jersey Board on Trial Attorney Certification, Chairman, 1979–1987
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Trial Advocacy Specialization, Chairman, 1977–1979
  • Essex County Bar Association, President, 1985–1986; President Elect, 1984–1985; Treasurer, 1983–1984; Secretary, 1982–1983; Chairman, Library Committee, 1981–1982; Trustee, 1977–1982
  • Essex County Legal Aid Association, Trustee, 1980–1986
  • New Jersey State Bar Journal, Member, Board of Editors, 1975–1986
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Board Member, 1980–1985
  • Rutgers University, Trustee, 1978–1987
  • Symphony Hall, Inc., Trustee, 1970–1976
  • United Way of Essex County, Public Committee to Investigate Causes of Public Unrest in Member, Budget Committee, 1963–1966
  • United Negro College Fund, Professional Committee
  • Newark Museum, Trustee, 1985–1988, 1999–present

Practice

Industries

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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1955
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1955
  • Counselor at Law to the Bar of New Jersey, 1957
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, January 1957

Education

New York University School of Law, New York, New York, LL.M., June 1959

Rutgers University School of Law, New Brunswick, New Jersey, LL.B., June, 1953

  • Note Editor, Rutgers Law Review, 1952–1953
  • Member, Editorial Board, Rutgers Law Review, 1952
  • Member, Moot Court Board, Rutgers Law School, 1951–1953
  • Participant in Moot Court Competition Finals

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A., Political Science, June 1951

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997

Phone: 973.538.4006

Fax: 973.538.5146

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