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Thomas M. Comer

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“People come to me when they are hurting physically and emotionally because of someone else’s misconduct. It is rewarding to help them receive justice and to make a positive difference in their lives.”

– Tom Comer

BIOGRAPHY

Thomas M. Comer is a partner in the firms Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice department. Admitted to practice law in New Jersey in 1988, Thomas has extensive courtroom and trial experience seeking just compensation for injured clients. Since being admitted to the practice of law, he has specialized in handling cases ranging from complex products liability and medical malpractice to serious personal injuries caused by automobile accidents, poor property maintenance and other negligence. In January 2005, Mr. Comer received the distinction of being named a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Tom is a leader in the State’s plaintiff’s trial lawyer’s organization, the New Jersey Association For Justice (NJAJ). In 2014-15, Tom had the honor of serving as President of NJAJ’s 1800 members. In 2017-2018 he was Chairman of the NJAJ-PAC. He continues to serve on NJAJ’s Executive Committee and Board of Governors.

Tom has lectured at seminars to other lawyers throughout the state at the invitation of the New Jersey Association for Justice as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association. Mr. Comer serves as President of the Howell Chamber of Commerce. He served for 12 years on the advisory board of Saint Rose Grammar School in Belmar, NJ. He is also on the 2nd Vice President of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick of the Jersey Shore.

Mr. Comer is a 1984 graduate of Rider College, where he obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science. In 1987, he received his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, N.J.

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1987

Board Certifications:

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

Honors:

  • Super Lawyers, 2008-2015

Education:

  • J.D., Rutgers University, 1987
  • B.A., Rider College, 1984

Professional Associations:

  • New Jersey Association for Justice, President
  • Monmouth Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Howell Chamber of Commerce
  • Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick of the Jersey Shore, Trustee