The Law Offices of John A. Mercer Jr., LLC

After 18 years of practice, the majority of which spent in large law firms, I have decided to establish a boutique law firm to better serve my clients. I have found that once a firm reaches a certain size, the level of service to clients is decreased whil

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Firm Overview

My firm focuses its practice on litigation associated with personal injuries. We represent individuals and companies in a variety of actions, which include: automobile and truck accidents; slip & falls; defective products; employment discrimination; work related injuries; intentional torts; and malpractice. Additionally as I used to work as a municipal prosecutor for a variety of towns, I represent individuals in municipal court and indictable offenses, which include, but are not limited to: DWI; traffic tickets; drug possession; domestic violence; and weapons possession.

Main Office

Main Office
1018 Laurel Oak Rd.
Suite 1
Voorhees  NJ  08043

  • 856-770-8600
  • 856-770-8614

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

After 18 years of practice, the majority of which spent in large law firms, I have decided to establish a boutique law firm to better serve my clients. I have found that once a firm reaches a certain size, the level of service to clients decrease while the costs to the clients increase. Our philosophy is that the establishment of a close partnership between the law firm and the client is essential in obtaining the most beneficial outcome in cases. The relationship must be more akin to a friendship and the key to any lasting and successful friendship is open and responsive communication.

The majority of our work is and has been representing defendants in a variety of civil actions (Automobile and Commercial Vehicle; Charitable Immunity Claims; Civil Rights Litigation; Construction Litigation; Contract Claims; Employment Litigation; Environmental Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Intentional and Negligence Torts; PIP Claims; Premises Liability; Products Liability; Professional Malpractice Litigation; Subrogation; Tort Claims Act/Governmental Immunity; Toxic Tort; UM/UIM; & Workers' Compensation Claims). This has given us extensive experience in how insurance companies and corporations view and defend claims brought by injured parties. We believe this experience benefits are private clients in that we are very familiar with the handling of claims from both sides.

John Mercer

John is an experienced trial attorney, whose practice includes the representation of corporations, insurance carriers and their insureds, third party administrators, governmental entities and individuals.

He practices in a wide variety of litigation and trial areas, which include:

Appellate Practice
Automobile and Commercial Vehicle
Charitable Immunity Claims
Civil Rights Litigation
Construction Litigation
Contract Claims
Employment Litigation
Environmental Litigation
Insurance Coverage
Intentional and Negligence Torts
PIP Claims
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Professional Malpractice Litigation
Tort Claims Act/Governmental Immunity
Toxic Tort
Workers' Compensation Claims
John has considerable trial experience, with well over a hundred bench and jury trials. He serves and has served as national and regional litigation counsel for several corporations in asbestos matters. John has also acted as a municipal prosecutor for several towns in New Jersey.
  • Bar Number: 011851994
    New Jersey , 1994
  • Bar Number: 72579
    Pennsylvania , 1994
  • Rutgers College
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) , 1990
    Accelerated student, completed BA in three years. Double major in political science and history; minor in philosophy.

    Activities and Societies: Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta
  • University of Pennsylvania - Fels Center of Government
    Masters of Government Administration , 1993
    Established joint degree between Rutgers Law School and University of Pennsylvania
  • Rutgers Law School
    Juris Doctor (JD) , 1994

Jennifer Stratis

Jenn had an externship with the Honorable Arnold L. New of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She also worked as an intern with the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES) at Villanova University School of Law and won asylum for two clients in a merits hearing in Philadelphia Immigration Court

She practices in a wide variety of litigation areas, which include:

Appellate Practice
Construction Defect
General Negligence
Motor Vehicle Negligence
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Public Entity Tort Litigation
Toxic Torts
  • University of Scranton
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) , 2002
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Villanova School of Law
    Juris Doctor (JD) , 2005
    Staff writer for the Environmental Law Journal

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