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Benjamin Folkman


Benjamin  Folkman

Address:
135 S. 19th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States

Telephone: 856-354-9444
Firm: Folkman Law Offices, P.C.
Practice Overview:
At Folkman Law, we’re committed to your success. Our approach to the law centers on making clients’ needs a priority. Driven by a passion for justice and a commitment to seeing every client triumph, we will never hesitate to go the extra mile for you.

We can be your advocates
in cases involving:

Business disputes
Birth injury
Criminal defense
Municipal court defense
Discrimination
Employment law
Legal malpractice
Medical malpractice

Personal injury
Product liability
Sexual harassment
Slip and fall accidents
Surgical errors
Wrongful death

With offices in Cherry Hill, Philadelphia and King of Prussia, we’re dedicated to meeting the legal needs of individuals, families and businesses across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Jurisdiction(s):
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Professional Profile:
Licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, & Washington D.C., Ben Folkman opened Folkman Law Offices, P.C. in October of 1998. Ben is highly accessible to clients and prides himself on working diligently to make sure that each and every one of their needs is met.
Ben is a highly experienced litigator. He has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Board Certified Trial Advocate.
Ben’s $100 million verdict was listed by the NJ Law Journal as the largest personal injury verdict for New Jersey in 2009.
Ben was named, by his peers, New Jersey Super Lawyer for the last ten years running and Top Lawyer in SJ Magazine for the last eight.

Education:
LevelSchoolDegreeYear
UndergraduateDickinson CollegeB.A.1979
LawDickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State UniversityJ.D.1982

Affiliations & Memberships:
• Boardwalk Seminar 2017: Employment Section Co-chair
• Professionalism Day Seminar: The 200 Year History & Future of Ethics in Attorney Marketing, Practical Issues in Law Firm Advertising Ethics, 2016
• Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Employment Section Co-Chair
• Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Ethics Issues in Employment Litigation
• How to Get Your Social Media, E-Mail & Text Evidence Admitted (And Keep Theirs Out), 2015
• Boardwalk Seminar 2015: Hot Ethics Issues in Employment Law
• Boardwalk Seminar 2015: Be Careful If Your Client is a New Business-You May Not be Able to Prove Damages Under New Jersey Law
• Legal Ethics: Top 10 Challenges, Duties to Prospective Clients, 2014
• Boardwalk Seminar 2014: Maintaining An Ethical Practice
• Boardwalk Seminar 2014: Advanced Deposition Boot Camp for Employment Cases
• Boardwalk Seminar 2011: Panel on Conflicts of Interest Issues in Employment Cases
• Speaker, Proving Emotional Distress Damages in New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Cases, Boardwalk Seminar, 2010
• Speaker, A Winning Approach to Discovery in Employment Cases, Boardwalk Seminar, 2009
• Speaker, Products Liability, New Jersey Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting, 1992
• Speaker, Reinsurance, Mock Reinsurance Arbitration, 1990
• Speaker, Legal Malpractice, National Symposium on Legal Malpractice, 1989
• Program Chair of a Legal Malpractice Seminar sponsored by the American Bar Association in San Francisco, California, 1989
• Speaker for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the NJ Association for Justice, a continuing legal education programs for other attorneys
• Authored papers for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the New Jersey Association for Justice at continuing legal education programs for other attorneys

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