Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.

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Capehart & Scatchard, P.A. 

Size of Organization: 60
Year Established: 1876
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Telephone: (856) 234-6800
Fax: (856) 235-2786

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Founded more than 135 years ago, Capehart Scatchard is a full-service, diversified law firm of over 70 attorneys practicing in seven offices in more than a dozen major areas of law. We serve large and small businesses, public entities, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, governments, entrepreneurs and individuals. Dedicated to providing value to clients and their businesses by combining professional skill, technology and a thorough understanding of clients' needs, Capehart Scatchard's mission is to deliver superior legal services responsively and in a cost-effective manner. We have committed our professionals, resources, and years of experience to continuing legal excellence in every facet of our operations. Just another way to serve clients better.

The Firm considers technology and its benefits an integral part of our operations. Our offices are linked for full communications by telephone, fax, e-mail, and video conferencing. The firm-wide communications and network set-up allow the Firm to allocate resources, as needed, as well as to establish direct, secure links with clients and their legal departments, thus enhancing the responsiveness and efficiency of our client service.

Recognizing the value and importance of community involvement, Capehart's attorneys have traditionally been active in community, civic and cultural affairs, in bar and other professional activities, and in state and local government. Many lawyers assume leading roles in civic and professional organizations, and several have served the government in elected or appointed positions. The Firm actively supports the diverse non-legal pursuits of its attorneys.

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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Source: U.S. Federal Civil District Court Databases. Powered by LexisNexis atVantage

Highest number of cases by Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.:
Transportation (17 cases in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.: 23

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Notice of Incident Does Not Satisfy Tort Claims Act Notice of Claim Requirement
Betsy G. Ramos, April 13, 2015
Under N.J.S.A. 59:8-8, a claimant intending to sue a public entity must give notice of that claim to such entity within 90 days of the occurrence of the incident or be barred from filing suit. In Friedler v. NJ Transit, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub LEXIS 259 (App. Div. Feb. 12, 2015), the plaintiff...

Wrongful Discharge Public Policy Claim Does Not Extend to Discharge Due to Close Association with a Convicted Co-Worker
Ralph R. Smith, April 13, 2015
In a recent decision, the New Jersey Appellate Division was asked to decide whether a wrongful discharge public policy claim could be brought against a public entity employer who discharged an employee as part of a layoff and the employee claimed that the discharge occurred because of his close...

Landlord Found Not Liable for Tenant Injury Due to Fall on Wet Grass
Betsy G. Ramos, March 20, 2015
Plaintiff Carolyn Arroyave sued her landlord, defendant Quaker Village Apartments due to a fall on a pathway on a grassy hill. In Arroyave v. Quaker Village Apartments, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 276 (App. Div 2015), the plaintiff contended that her landlord breached its duty of care owed to her...


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