John Kennedy specializes in personal injury litigation.
Mr. Kennedy attended Seton Hall University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, with Honors, in 1986. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1989.
Before joining Garces, Grabler & Le Brocq Mr. Kennedy was representing injured clients at trial in various Counties throughout New Jersey and trying cases to jury verdicts.
Mr. Kennedy first experience in personal injury litigation was representing defendants. In the first 20 or so years of his career he worked for several insurance carriers and ultimately assumed the role of managing attorney for the central New Jersey office of one of the major automobile insurers in New Jersey. In that position he managed more than seventeen trial lawyers, before his professional focus became helping his injured clients.
Mr. Kennedy served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps both on Active and Reserve Duty. He practiced criminal law in the Marine Corps at both the trial and appellate levels. He retired in 2007 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, as a civil trial attorney and has been since 2005.He lives in Somerville with his wife and their four children.