Janice V. Arellano

Janice V. Arellano: Attorney with Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
  • Associate at Norris McLaughlin, P.A. (125 Attorneys)
  • 400 Crossing Boulevard, 8th Floor, P.O. Box 5933, Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
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Janice V. Arellano concentrates her practice in general litigation with an emphasis on labor and employment, public entity law, tort claims defense, and civil rights both in state and federal court. She represents colleges and universities, businesses, hospitals, and individuals handling a wide range of matters.

Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Janice worked as an associate at a New Jersey-based insurance defense firm gaining considerable experience in employment defense, personal injury defense, school board, and special education matters. Janice also served as law clerk for the Honorable Kevin M. Shanahan in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division-Family Part, in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties.

While Janice earned her law degree at Temple University-James E. Beasley School of Law, she was a Law and Public Policy Scholar and obtained a Certificate in Trial Advocacy and Litigation. Janice has published articles in the Journal of Workplace Rights, American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Minority Trial Lawyer and Litigation Monthly Newsletter, as well as the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey’s Abogados newsletter.

Before law school, Janice was a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Public Policy fellow in Washington, D.C., and taught for three years in West Philadelphia charter schools through Teach for America. Janice currently serves in leadership roles for various non-profit boards and professional committees. She is also active in efforts to increase diversity and inclusion with Hispanic/Latino and Asian Pacific American organizations.


Janice Arellano and William Menard to Present “Best Practices Serving Immigrant Families Impacted by Special Education and Immigration Laws”

Janice Arellano Elected to APALA-NJ Board of Directors

Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Welcomes Associate to New Jersey Office



•Quoted, “ Attorneys Permitted to Ghostwrite Pleadings for Pro Se Litigants, ” American Bar Association Litigation News, October 17, 2018
•“Beyond Mansfield and Rooney: Cultural Competency Training from the Field to the Boardroom, ” Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Abogados Newsletter, October 2018
•“Starter Kit for Lawyers of Color: 12 Tips for Conscious Lawyering, ” American Bar Association Section of Litigation Monthly Membership Newsletter, September 2018


•“Best Practices in Serving Immigrant Students and Families Impacted By Special Education and Immigration Laws,” Teach for America, Robert Treat Hotel, Newark, NJ, May 11, 2019

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(908) 252-4341  Phone
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, M.Ed., 2010; Mount Holyoke College, B.A., cum laude, 2007
Law School Attended:
Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., Certificate of Trial Advocacy and Litigation, 2014
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court; District of New Jersey; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; District of Columbia

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association
•Section of Litigation
•Co-Chair, Minority Trial Lawyer Publication Committee
•Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of NJ (APALA-NJ)
•Hispanic Bar Association of NJ
•Hispanic Scholarship Fund
•New Jersey Advisory Council
•New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts, 2018-2020


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