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(856) 428-0200

2 Sheppard Road Suite 202,
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Listed as Awesome Attorneys in South Jersey Magazine


Entrance - Real Estate

About the Company

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

John R. Bennie

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 Men's Club


MILITARY SERVICE:

Veteran World War II

Admitted Officer Aviation Cadet Program

The 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 the 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 Men's 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

Joseph J. Bennie

Education:

Widener University School of Law

Wilmington, Delaware

J.D. awarded May 1983

Honors: Moot Court Advocacy Honors Society

Competitions: Trial Competition, Fall 1982

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania

B.A. awarded May 1980

Major: Political Science/Pre-Law

GPA: 3.49

Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Fraternity

Activities: 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 a 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 1983

Amanda R. Juray

GPA/Rank:

3.46/Top 10%

Honors:

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

Pro Bono:
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: Psychology

Minors: Cognitive Science/Italian

GPA: 3.92

Honors: Dean’s List (all semesters); Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society

Study Abroad: Italy, University of Florence; Culinary Institute of Florence; University of Urbino

BAR ADMISSIONS:

New Jersey

December 2012


Pennsylvania

December 2012


United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

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

Jennifer L. McCarthy

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 a 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, product 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
Wilmington, DE

JD awarded May 1999

Joseph M. More

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

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA

BA awarded May 1982

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

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 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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