Personal Injury Attorney – Andrew A. Fraser – Sparta NJ
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Mr. Fraser grew up in Norwich, Connecticut and received a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven. He received his J.D. from New York Law School. While at New York Law, he was chosen to compete in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition and ranked 3rd in the National Finals. Mr. Fraser was also awarded the Deans Award for Leadership.
Certified Civil Trial Attorney since 2002
Super-Lawyer since 2006 (NJ Monthly Magazine)
Top 100 Trial Lawyer in NJ (The National Trial Lawyer Association)
Trial Advocacy Instructor
National Speaking Engagements on Trial Advocacy: (National Trial Attorney Conference, Atlanta Ga; Ventura County Trial Lawyer’s Association, Ventura County Ca; Morris County NJ Inn of Court).
Multiple verdicts in excess of $1m
Mr. Fraser has consistently been listed as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in Personal Injury by NJ Monthly Magazine, since 2006. He is a New Jersey Certified Civil Trial Attorney, and a Barrister with the Worrall F. Mountain Inn of Court. Mr. Fraser served as President of the Sussex County Bar Association from 2002-2003 and is currently the Chairman of the Civil Practice Committee.
In his spare time, Mr. Fraser is a contact kickboxing instructor at the Sussex County YMCA where he trains amateur competition fighters and teaches instructional classes for kids, beginners and advanced adults. He enjoys playing softball, tennis, boating, and riding his motorcycle.
Education J.D., New York Law School B.S., Criminal Justice, University of New Haven
Admitted to Practice New Jersey U.S. District Court-District of New Jersey United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit The Supreme Court of the United States of America
Professional Associations and Memberships Sussex County Bar Association (SCBA), Past President Civil Practice Committee Chair (SCBA) Arbitration Committee Chair (SCBA) New Jersey State Bar Association National Association of Trial Lawyers New Jersey Association for Justice Speaker, National Trial Attorney Conference, Atlanta Ga. Speaker, Ventura County California Trial Association. ICLE Instructor, Trial Strategy and Preparation.
Professional Recognition Retained by local counsel in Evansville Indiana as trial counsel in catastrophic elevator failure trial (settled during trial under confidentiality agreement). Certified Civil Trial Attorney (2008-present) National Association of Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys in New Jersey (2012, 2013) New Jersey Monthly Magazine Super Lawyer (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Personal Injury Jury Verdicts of Note: Tufaro v Schindler Elevator Corporation retrial Morris County NJ 2013 – $8.1m Visaggio v Jaust Sussex County NJ 2014 – $19.3m (motorcycle accident)representing the largest personal injury verdict in NJ for the 2013-14 court year. Feinhals v. Aumick, Sussex County, NJ 2005 – $1,065,250.00 (auto accident) Yucius v. Venturi, Sussex County, NJ 2006 – $1,250,000.00 (auto accident) Metzler v. Kurtz, Sussex County, NJ 2009 – $275,100.00 (sexual assault by oral surgeon- all other claims settled) Skidmore v. Stoeckel, Sussex County, NJ 2011 – $650,000.00 (pedestrian knock-down) Tufaro v Schindler Elevator Corp, Morris County, NJ 2012 – $3.98m (elevator malfunction) Ginter v Jaust, Sussex County, NJ 2013 – $1.35m (auto accident)