Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, PC

Ken is an Edison, Middlesex County, NJ trial attorney where he handles Criminal, Municipal Court, Probate, Civil Litigation and Estate matters. Ken is author of the American Bar Association's new book Criminal Law Forms.

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Ken is an Edison, Middlesex County, NJ trial attorney where he handles Criminal, Municipal Court, Probate, Civil Litigation and Estate matters. Ken is author of the American Bar Association's new book Criminal Law Forms and often lectures to trial lawyers of the NJICLE- NJ State Bar Association, the ABA and Middlesex County Bar Association. He is Past Chair of the Municipal Court Section and he has served on its board for 12 years.

He was awarded the Municipal Court Attorney of the Year by both the NJSBA and Middlesex County Bar Association He also received the NJSBA- YLD Service to the Bar Award and the General Practitioner Attorney of the Year, now Solo Attorney of the Year.
His articles have been published by NJ Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, YLD Dictum, GP Gazette and New Jersey Lawyer magazine. He will be a speaker at the 2013 ABA Annual meeting program Handling the Criminal Misdemeanor and Traffic Case and serves as is the Editor in Chief of the NJ Municipal Court Law Review.
For nine years he served as the Cranbury Township Prosecutor and also was a Special Acting Prosecutor in nine different towns. Ken has successfully handled over one thousand Municipal Court and Superior Court matters in the past 27 years.
His private practice has devoted a substantial portion of professional time to the preparation and trial of litigated matters. He appears in Courts throughout New Jersey several times each week on Criminal and Municipal Court trials, civil and contested Probate hearings. Ken also serves as the Editor of the popular legal website and mobile phone app www.njlaws.com and related blogs. In Law School he was a member of the Law Review, winner of the ATLA trial competition and top ten in class.
KENNETH VERCAMMEN
Attorney at Law
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
732-572-0500 www.njlaws.com
ADMISSIONS: Admitted in NJ, US Supreme Court and Federal District Court. Passed bar NY, PA, DC

MANAGING ATTORNEY Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, PC March 1990-Present
Full service Law practice with offices in Edison and Cranbury.

PROSECUTOR Township of Cranbury, Middlesex County, NJ 1991-1999
Municipal Prosecutor for criminal and traffic cases involving Township and State Police
-Acting Assoc. Prosecutor: Carteret Municipal Court, Middlesex County 2000
Past President- Middlesex Municipal Prosecutor's Association
Metuchen Public Defender 2001- present

EDITOR- NJ MUNICIPAL COURT LAW REVIEW 1993- present

Middlesex County Bar Association 2008 Municipal Court Attorney of the Year
NJ State Bar Association- 2005-2006 Municipal Court Attorney of the Year Award

RELEVANT LITIGATION SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
-Handling Drug, DWI and Serious Municipal Court Cases ICLE/NJSBA- 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002,2001,2000,1998,1997, 95,94
-Criminal, DWI and Drug Cases- NJ State Bar Annual Meeting 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 01, 00, 99
ABA Defending Internet Crime 2009 Chicago
-Recent Criminal Cases Middlesex Bar 2012, 2010;
Sayreville Police Recent Criminal cases 2013, Edison Police- Recent Criminal cases 2009; Edison Police Auxiliary- Search and Seizure law;
-Personal Injury Litigation- NJ ICLE/ NJ State Bar 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1991; Civil Trial Practice- Middlesex Bar 2004


RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE
-Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar 2013
-Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association ABA Chicago2012, Toronto 2011, Chicago 2009, New York City 2008, Miami 2007
Middlesex County Police Chiefs 2009- Living Wills,
Middlesex County College- Wills & Probate 2007
PUBLICATIONS: Published 150 separate Law Review and Legal Periodical articles journals.

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2013, 2012, 2011 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
-Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association ABA San Francisco 2013, Chicago 2012, Toronto 2011, Chicago 2009, New York City 2008, Miami 2007
-Highland Park Seniors 2010; East Brunswick Adult School 2009, 2008 Avenel Golden Circle 2010
Main Office

Main Office
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison  NJ  08817

Phone
  • 732-572-0500

Office Information

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

English

Probate
KENNETH VERCAMMEN, ESQ.

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar
KENNETH VERCAMMEN, ESQ.

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2013, 2012, 2011 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
-Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association ABA San Francisco 2013, Chicago 2012, Toronto 2011, Chicago 2009, New York City 2008, Miami 2007
-Highland Park Seniors 2010; East Brunswick Adult School 2009, 2008 Avenel Golden Circle 2010’
Middlesex County Police Chiefs 2009- Living Wills
Middlesex County College- Wills & Probate 2007
Edison Adult School -Wills, Elder Law & Probate- 2007, 2006, 05, 04, 03, 2002 [inc Edison TV], 01, 00,99,98,97
South Plainfield Seniors- New Probate Law 2005, East Brunswick Seniors- New Probate Law 2005
Old Bridge AARP 2010, 2002; Guardian Angeles/ Edison 2002; St. Cecilia/ Woodbridge Seniors 2002;
East Brunswick/ Hall's Corner 2002;
-Linden AARP 2002
-Woodbridge Adult School -Wills and Estate Administration -2001, 2000,1999,1998,1997,1996
Woodbridge Housing 2001; Metuchen Seniors & Metuchen TV 2001; Frigidare/ Local 401 Edison 2001; Chelsea/ East Brunswick 2001, Village Court/ Edison 2001; Old Bridge Rotary 2001; Sacred Heart/ South Amboy 2001; Livingston Manor/ New Brunswick 2001; Sunrise East Brunswick 2001; Strawberry Hill/ Woodbridge 2001;
-Wills and Elder Law - Metuchen Adult School 1999,1997,1996,1995,1994,1993
-Clara Barton Senior Citizens- Wills & Elder Law-Edison 2002, 1995
-AARP Participating Attorney in Legal Plan for NJ AARP members 1999-2005
-Senior Legal Points University of Medicine & Dentistry UMDNJ & St. Peter's-2000, 1999,1998
-East Brunswick AARP Wills 2001; -Iselin/ Woodbridge AARP Wills 2000
-Metuchen Reformed Church; Franklin/ Somerset/ Quailbrook Seniors 2001
-North Brunswick Senior Day 2001

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Kenneth A. Vercammen is a trial attorney in Edison, NJ. He is a speaker for ICLE at the annual Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration program. Ken was a speaker with Beverly Hills Attorney Jay Foonberg at the ABA Annual Meeting.
He is co-chair of the Probate & Estate Planning Law Committee of the American Bar Association Solo Small Firm Division. He was Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter.
Mr. Vercammen has published over 150 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on litigation, elder law, probate and trial topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation and probate law for the American Bar Association, NJ ICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published in noted publications included New Jersey Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, and New Jersey Lawyer. He established the NJlaws website www.njlaws.com which includes many articles on Elder Law

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2013, 2012, 2011 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
-Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association ABA San Francisco 2013, Chicago 2012, Toronto 2011, Chicago 2009, New York City 2008, Miami 2007
-Highland Park Seniors 2010; East Brunswick Adult School 2009, 2008 Avenel Golden Circle 2010’
Middlesex County Police Chiefs 2009- Living Wills
Middlesex County College- Wills & Probate 2007
Edison Adult School -Wills, Elder Law & Probate- 2007, 2006, 05, 04, 03, 2002 [inc Edison TV], 01, 00,99,98,97
South Plainfield Seniors- New Probate Law 2005, East Brunswick Seniors- New Probate Law 2005
Old Bridge AARP 2010, 2002; Guardian Angeles/ Edison 2002; St. Cecilia/ Woodbridge Seniors 2002;
East Brunswick/ Hall's Corner 2002;
-Linden AARP 2002
-Woodbridge Adult School -Wills and Estate Administration -2001, 2000,1999,1998,1997,1996
Woodbridge Housing 2001; Metuchen Seniors & Metuchen TV 2001; Frigidare/ Local 401 Edison 2001; Chelsea/ East Brunswick 2001, Village Court/ Edison 2001; Old Bridge Rotary 2001; Sacred Heart/ South Amboy 2001; Livingston Manor/ New Brunswick 2001; Sunrise East Brunswick 2001; Strawberry Hill/ Woodbridge 2001;
-Wills and Elder Law - Metuchen Adult School 1999,1997,1996,1995,1994,1993
-Clara Barton Senior Citizens- Wills & Elder Law-Edison 2002, 1995
-AARP Participating Attorney in Legal Plan for NJ AARP members 1999-2005
-Senior Legal Points University of Medicine & Dentistry UMDNJ & St. Peter's-2000, 1999,1998
-East Brunswick AARP Wills 2001; -Iselin/ Woodbridge AARP Wills 2000
-Metuchen Reformed Church; Franklin/ Somerset/ Quailbrook Seniors 2001
-North Brunswick Senior Day 2001

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION - National Appointments:

General Practice Solo & Small Firm Division
- Criminal Law Committee Co-Chair 2012- Present, Deputy Chair 2006-2012
-Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Committee- Co-Chair 2012- Present, Chair 2008-2009, 2006-2007
-Elder Law Committee Chair 2005- present, Vice Chair 1996-1999
- Tort, Personal Injury and Insurance Committee Chair 2005- 2006
-Deputy Chair and Newsletter Editor-GP Marketing Legal Services Committee 1993 -1996
- Probate & Estate Planning Committee- Newsletter Editor & Vice Chair 1997-1999, Vice Chair 2005
-Litigation Committee Member 1993 - present

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
-Handling the Criminal, Misdemeanor and Traffic Cases August 10, 2013 ABA San Francisco Annual Meeting
- Why Traditional Planning Fails Seniors: What you can do to help your clients not fall in the same trap 2013 ABA San Francisco Annual Meeting
-Elder Law, Estate and Probate 2012 ABA Chicago Annual Meeting
-Elder Law, Estate and Probate 2011 ABA Toronto Annual Meeting
-Elder Law, Estate and Probate 2009 ABA Chicago Annual Meeting
-Elder Law and Probate New York City 2008 Annual Meeting
- Improving Your Elder Law & Estate Practice San Francisco, CA 2007
-Elder Law and Estate Planning- ABA Miami Mid Year 2007
-Elder Law Practice, New Ethical Ideas to Improve Your Practice for Clients ABA Hawaii 2006
-Marketing Success Stories ABA Toronto 1998
-Olympians of Marketing- ABA Annual Meeting- Orlando, Florida 1996
-Unique Marketing Techniques & Client Relations III ABA Annual Meeting-Chicago 1995
-Personal Marketing & Relations - 1995 Miami ABA meeting LPM Personal Marketing Skills IG
co-sponsored by four Major National Bar Sections and committees
-How to Start a Practice-1994 New Orleans ABA Annual Meeting LPM primary sponsor
-1993 New York Annual Meeting "Marketing for Small Firms"

LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SECTION ABA- LPM
-Co-Chair with Jay Foonberg-ABA LPM Personal Marketing Skills Group 1998,1997,1996,1995,1994
-Speaker at many ABA Annual Meetings
-National Liaison and ex-officio member of Law Practice Management Section Council 1993 - 1995
-National Chair - Law Practice Management Committee YLD 1992-1993
-Chair and Newsletter Editor-Marketing Legal Services Committee 1996-1997,1999-2000

KENNETH VERCAMMEN
Attorney at Law- Other criminal and law enforcement speaking
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
732-572-0500
New Jersey State Bar Association- Municipal Court Section Chair 2003-2004, Vice Chair 1999-2002; Board member 2004-present

Criminal Law Section member 2013-present

Middlesex County Bar Association Chair Municipal Court Practice Committee 1997-2008
County Bar Board of Trustees 2000- 2006

SPECIAL ACTING PROSECUTOR: Woodbridge, East Brunswick, Metuchen, South Brunswick, Perth Amboy, Cranbury, South Plainfield, Clark, South River, Hightstown, Carteret, Jamesburg, Berkeley Heights on conflict matters. Previous experience with the Delaware County, Pennsylvania District Attorney Office, Middlesex County Probation Department and Scranton District Magistrate Office.

Past President- Middlesex Municipal Prosecutor's Association
Metuchen Public Defender 2001- present Edison Public Defender 1990-1991


New Jersey State Bar Association –Solo /General Practice Section-Board of Directors 1995- 2009
Speaker 2013 Ethics in Marketing

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR Middlesex County College
Edison, NJ February, 2001-April, 2001; Jan. 1990-May, 1991
Instructor of "Criminal Law and Procedure" and Business Law. Taught college students the elements of crime and the criminal procedure system. Explained the incidents before and after trial and analyzed the impact of the Constitution on crimes and criminal procedures.

New Jersey Superior Court - Certified Mediator 1997-

New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Municipal Courts 2000-2005

Other Speaking
Rutgers Law School Newark- Ethical Marketing
NJSBA Solo Day 2013
-Cablevision TV- Law on the Line 2003, 2001, -New Jersey Network TV- Due Process TV show 2000
-Woodbridge School #21- Juvenile Law Update 2009
-Piscataway Police- Update on criminal cases & search law
-Update of Municipal Court-NJSBA Annual Meeting Atlantic City 1999,1997, 95, 94
- Cranbury Twp Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse 2004, 2002
-ATLA-NJ - New Jersey Courts 1991
-Intoxicated Driver Resource Center/IDRC - DUI Law 1999, 1991
-Preventing the Impaired Driver-Coalition Against Impaired Drivers 1992
-Winning Lawsuit Threshold Cases NJSBA 1992
-WCTC Radio Mid-Day Legal Advisor - Criminal and Traffic Laws 1991 and 1990
-Computers in Litigation-NJSBA Law Office Management 1994
-Self Defense Law in New Jersey - Cranbury Police Dept. 1997,1993,1992
Self Defense and Home Protection - Speaker - New Brunswick Crime Watch - 1989
-Wills and Power of Attorney 1991 Edison Democratic Association
Defending Speeding Cases - New Jersey State Bar Association/NJSBA - 1989
-Family Law & Domestic Violence Trial Practice

Kenneth Vercammen

License
  • Bar Number: 023991985
    New Jersey , 1985

Kenneth Vercammen

KENNETH VERCAMMEN
Attorney at Law- Resume
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
732-572-0500
www.njlaws.com

ADMISSIONS: Admitted in NJ, US Supreme Court and Federal District Court. Passed bar NY, PA

MANAGING ATTORNEY Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, PC March 1990-Present
Full service Law practice with offices in Edison and Cranbury.

PROSECUTOR Township of Cranbury, Middlesex County, NJ 1991-1999
Municipal Prosecutor for criminal and traffic cases involving Township and State Police
-Acting Assoc. Prosecutor: Carteret Municipal Court, Middlesex County, NJ 2000

EDITOR- NJ MUNICIPAL COURT LAW REVIEW 1993- present

Middlesex County Bar Association 2008 Municipal Court Attorney of the Year

NJ State Bar Association- 2005-2006 Municipal Court Attorney of the Year Award

New Jersey Super Lawyers selection 2013, 2011, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06 "Super Lawyers" list published by Thomson Reuters and New Jersey Monthly.

Who's Who in America 2004-

NJ State Bar Association- 2002 General Practitioner of the Year Award

1993 AWARD WINNER "Service to the Bar Award"- New Jersey State Bar Association YLD

RELEVANT LITIGATION SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
-Handling Drug, DWI and Serious Municipal Court Cases ICLE/NJSBA- 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002,2001,2000,1998,1997, 95,94
-Handling the Criminal, Misdemeanor and Traffic Cases August 10, 2013 ABA San Francisco Annual Meeting
-Municipal Court in NJ Lawline webinar
-Criminal, DWI and Drug Cases- NJ State Bar Annual Meeting 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 01, 00, 99
ABA Defending Internet Crime 2009 Chicago
-Recent Criminal Cases Middlesex Bar 2012, 2010,
-Personal Injury Litigation- NJ ICLE/ NJ State Bar 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1991; Civil Trial Practice- Middlesex Bar 2004
Sayreville Police Recent Criminal cases 2013, Edison Police- Recent Criminal cases 2009; Edison Police Auxiliary- Search and Seizure law
PUBLICATIONS:
Published 150 separate Law Review and Legal Periodical articles in legal journals such as NJ Law Journal, American Bar Association Barrister, New Jersey Lawyer, ABA Law Practice Management, and NJ State Bar Association's Dictum. Complete list at www.njlaws.com/leglpubs.html

KENNETH VERCAMMEN, ESQ.

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2013, 2012, 2011 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
-Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association ABA San Francisco 2013, Chicago 2012, Toronto 2011, Chicago 2009, New York City 2008, Miami 2007
-Highland Park Seniors 2010; East Brunswick Adult School 2009, 2008 Avenel Golden Circle 2010

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