About the Company
Entrance - Real Estate

We have an approach that focuses on each client's background, needs, and goals. Our company is committed to responding promptly to telephone calls, to reporting on cases regularly, and to minimizing and eliminating risk by informing clients of significant changes in the law. All of our attorneys have a dedication to quality and understanding of the law. Trust and respect are the foundations for our long-standing relationships with clients and the community.

 
Mission Statement

To provide a full-service firm, representing and advising clients in the areas of real estate, personal injury, estate planning, probate, civil litigation, planning and zoning law, and municipal court. Our firm has deep roots in the community with all of the partners born and raised in the South Jersey area. Our firm has more than one hundred years of collective experience in the practice of law.

Partners

 

John R. Bennie, Esq.

Attorney at Law
2 Sheppard Road Suite 202, Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone 856-428-0200 - Fax 856-424-4005
Email: jbennie@bennielaw.com

EDUCATION
Camden Public Schools
College South Jersey
Rutgers Law School

MAJOR:
Political Science/Pre-Law

SPORTS ACTIVITIES
Football and tennis

PAST and PRESENT MEMBERSHIPS:

New Jersey State Bar Association
American Judicature Society
American Trial Lawyers Association
Federal Bar Association
Young Democrats of Camden County
 
New Jersey Freeholders Association
Post Office American Legion Post
Pennsauken Lions Club
St. Stephens Mens Club

MILITARY SERVICE:
Veteran World War II
Admitted Officer Aviation Cadet Program
United States Air Force Commissioned as Flight Engineer, B-29 Air Force Bombers
Air Force Appreciation Citation President Lyndon B. Johnson

PRE-LAW EMPLOYMENT:
1943-1953: United States Postal Service

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
Admitted to practice all New Jersey Courts, United States Supreme Court and United States District Court

CLERKSHIP
Law Clerkship for the Honorable Gene R. Mariano

ASSOCIATE
Associate with Honorable Gene R. Mariano until his elevation to Judge of Superior Court of New Jersey.

SOLE PRACTITIONER

BENNIE & SARUBBI
Partner with Dante Sarubbi

BENNIE & BENNIE
Partner with son, Joseph J. Bennie

ASSOCIATIONS/AWARDS/TITLES:

Member New Jersey State Bar Association
Member American Judicature Society
Member American Trial Lawyers Association
Approved Title Attorney
President, Young Democrats of Camden County
Camden County Adjuster
Attorney, Borough of Bellmawr, New Jersey
Attorney, Borough of Stratford, New Jersey
Attorney, Planning Board, Township of Voorhees, New Jersey
Assistant County Counsel, County of Camden, New Jersey
County Counsel, County of Camden
President, County Attorneys Association, State of New Jersey
Counsel, New Jersey Freeholders Association
Judge Advocate, Post Office American Legion Post
Director, Pennsauken Lions Club
President, St. Stephens Mens Club
Selected Outstanding Man of the Year
Columbus Day Committee of Camden County, New Jersey
United States Presidential Citation, National Association of Counties
 

Joseph J. Bennie, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2 Sheppard Road Suite 202
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Phone: (856) 428-0200
jbennie@bennielaw.com

EDUCATON
 
Widener University School of Law
Wilmington, Delaware
J.D. awarded May 1983
           

Honors:

Competitions:

Moot Court Advocacy Honors Society

Trial Competition, Fall 1982

Villanova University
Villanova, Pennsylvania
 
B.A. awarded May 1980

Major:
GPA:
Honors:
Activities:
 

Political Science/Pre-Law
3.49
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Fraternity
Intramural Football
LEGAL EXPERIENCE
State of New Jersey Judiciary
Superior Court, Criminal Division, Camden County
 
May 1983-May 1984
Law Clerk to the Honorable Leon Wingate, J.S.C. Assisted Trial Court Judge by researching legal issues and writing opinions.
 
Office of the Prosecutor
Cherry Hill Township
 
March 1985-August 1989
Municipal Prosecutor. Handled large number of Municipal Court Motions and Trials.
 
Law Offices of Bennie & Bennie, P.C.
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
 
May 1984 - Present
            Attorney at Law. Partner and President of a full service law firm with a history dating back to 1955. The firm handles Real Estate Law, Personal Injury Law, Corporations, Business, Wills & Trusts and Court Litigation. The firm was started by John R. Bennie, former Attorney for the Borough of Bellmawr, former Attorney for the Borough of Stratford, former Camden County Adjuster, former Assistant County Counsel and former County Counsel for the County of Camden.
 
BAR ADMISSIONS
New Jersey
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Florida
Admitted to appear before the United States Supreme Court since 1987
Certified Mediator, State of New Jersey
 
MEMBERSHIPS
New Jersey State Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Florida State Bar Association
Camden County Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
 
AWARDS
American Legion School Award
Man of the Year (1999), Sons of Italy
Named as “Awesome Attorney” by South Jersey Magazine (2005 - 2010)
Voted “Top Attorney of South Jersey, General Practice,” (South Jersey Magazine 2007)
 
INTERESTS
Racquetball
Ice Hockey
Reading
 

 
Associates

 

Amanda R. Juray, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2 Sheppard Road Suite 202
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Phone: (856) 428-0200
abennie@bennielaw.com

EDUCATION

Widener University School of Law
Wilmington, Delaware
 
J.D. awarded May 2012
Cum Laude

 

GPA/Rank:

Honors: 
 
 
 
 
 

Pro Bono:

3.46/Top 10%

Dean’s List (all semesters)
Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
Academic Support Fellow
Certificate of Achievement in Property I
Certificate of Achievement in Criminal Procedure II
Certificate of Achievement in Seminar: Law and Society

Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service: Tutor at Boys and Girls Club; Survey for Medical-Legal Partnership

Villanova University
Villanova, Pennsylvania
B.A. awarded May 2009
Summa Cum Laude
Major:
Minors:
GPA:
Honors:
Study Abroad:
Psychology
Cognitive Science/Italian
3.92
Dean’s List (all semesters); Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
Italy, University of Florence; Culinary Institute of Florence; University of Urbino
 
BAR ADMISSIONS
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
 
December 2012
December 2012
January 2013
LEGAL EXPERIENCE
State of New Jersey Judiciary
Superior Court, Civil Division, Burlington Vicinage
 
August 2012-August 2013
Law Clerk to the Honorable John E. Harrington. Researched and drafted tentative dispositions on various civil motions; drafted legal memoranda; mediated small claims and landlord-tenant matters.
 
State of New Jersey Judiciary
Superior Court, Civil Division, Burlington Vicinage
 
May 2011-August 2011
Judicial Legal Extern with the Honorable John E. Harrington. Researched and drafted tentative dispositions on various civil motions; drafted legal memoranda; and observed court proceedings, including civil trials and oral arguments on motions.
 
Office of the Prosecutor
County of Gloucester New Jersey
 
May 2010-August 2010
Intern. Conducted legal research; drafted briefs, memoranda and motions. Research areas: Interstate
Agreement on Detainers Act and Post-Conviction Relief.
 
Law Offices of Bennie & Bennie
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
 
May 2007- August 2009
Office Assistant. Managed daily administrative duties, such as receptionist, scheduling, and filing legal
documents; drafted correspondence to clients; and organized client folders.

  
Jennifer L. McCarthy, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Bennie & Bennie, P.C., 2 Sheppard Road Suite 202
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043

Phone 856-428-0200–Fax 856-424-4005
jmccarthy@bennielaw.com

EDUCATION
Rutgers College, B.A., High Honors, awarded May 1998; Villanova University School of Law,  J.D., cum laude, awarded May 2001

BAR ADMISSIONS
New Jersey--2001; Pennsylvania--2001; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey–2001

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born Marlton, NJ; Member, Camden County, New Jersey and American Bar Associations; Member, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys; Member, New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners; Member, Phi Beta Kappa.

 

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Bennie & Bennie, P.C.:
  Associate of full service law firm with a history dating back to 1955 handling all areas of civil litigation, including real estate law, personal injury law, corporations, business litigation and/or formation, will & trusts as well as real estate transactions and estate planning and administration.

Clerk to the Honorable Robert B. Kugler, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey:  Assisted United States Magistrate Judge Kugler (presently United States District Judge) in the District Court for the District of New Jersey, Camden Vicinage by researching and drafting legal opinions and memorandum.

Archer & Greiner, P.C.:  Associate in Litigation Department, handling both state and federal court matters regarding contract disputes, products liability actions, personal injury actions, class actions, consumer fraud transactions, insurance coverage disputes, school law matters, estate and trust litigation, environmental matters and other areas of complex civil litigation.

AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS & SEMINARS
Named “Awesome Attorney of South Jersey” by South Jersey Magazine (2005, 2007); Author, Wipe Out in ACLU v. Johnson: Can Any Regulation of Surfing the Net Withstand Constitutional Scrutiny? , 8 Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal 137 (2001); Wapner Newman Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy; Keynote Speaker, NJAWBO, Tri County Chapter, August 2006; Lecturer for Rutgers University Small Business Development Center on Business Succession Planning; Contributor to Courier Post on legal matters including real estate and estate planning.

ACTIVITIES & BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
Member, Board of Advisors, Devereux New Jersey (2007)



  
Joseph M. More, Jr.
2 Sheppard Road Suite 202
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Phone: (856) 428-0200
jmore@bennielaw.com

EDUCATION

Widener University School of Law                                                   JD awarded May 1999
Wilmington, DE

            Honors:           Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society (Board Member)
                                    Graduated top 25% of Class

 

Swarthmore College                                                                           BA awarded May 1982
Swarthmore, PA

            Major:             Political Science/Pre-Law

            Activities:       Division III Intercollegiate Football (4 years) (All-Conference 2 years)

                                    Division III Intercollegiate Track & Field (4 years)

                                    Delta Upsilon International Fraternity (4 years) (Officer 1981-1982)

                                    Resident Advisor (1981-1982)

BAR ADMISSIONS
New Jersey, Pennsylvania
 

 
Joseph M. More, Jr.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. More worked in the public sector as an Assistant County Prosecutor for eleven years; he spent six years in the private sector representing individuals and business entities in litigation and transactional matters in both private firm and in-house settings.

Capehart & Scatchard-Associate in the Workers’ Compensation department of one of the oldest and most respected law firms in New Jersey representing the interests of employers and insurers throughout the State.

Camden County Prosecutor’s Office-Served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Motions, Juvenile and Trial Units prosecuting indictable (felony) offenses. 

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office-Served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Domestic Violence, Juvenile, Drug Court and Trial Units prosecuting indictable offenses.  Certified Instructor for the Gloucester County Police Academy for 8 years.

Imaging Group, LLC-Served as Vice-President and General Counsel for large Commercial Printing and Graphic Communications company.  (Prior to attending law school, Mr. More spent twelve years in the Printing/Graphic Communications industry, mainly in sales and management. He also co-owned a small Prepress company for several years.)

Bennie & Bennie, P.C.-Practice areas include Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Wills/Trusts/Estates.  Mr. More was associated with the firm on two prior occasions.    
 

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