Theodore Henry Ritter

Theodore Henry Ritter

Managing Partner
Location:
Bridgeton, New Jersey
Phone:
866-930-0233
Fax:
(856) 453-0911
Email:
Theodore H. Ritter Managing Partner - has practiced law in Bridgeton since 1973. In 1978, he began the firm and continues to oversee our office's operations. Over the years, he has been honored with numerous awards for his distinguished record of leadership, professional accomplishment and community service. He is one of the few attorneys certified as a trial attorney by both the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He has consistently been named a "New Jersey Super Lawyer" by New Jersey Magazine, based upon annual canvassing of New Jersey lawyers and judges.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1978

Areas of Practice

  • Plaintiff Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Land Use
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Transactions

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Attorney, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Civil and Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Attorney Certification

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1973
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Marietta College
    • B.A. - 1970

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Trial Bar Award, 2003
  • Awarded the New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cumberland County Bar Association, President, 1983 - 1984
  • Cumberland County Bar Association, Trustee, 1978 - 1985
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, General Council, 1978 - 1979
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Southern New Jersey Chapter), Treasurer, 2007 - Present
  • Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certifications, Board Member, 1988 - 1997
  • Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification, Chairman, 1992 - 1996
  • Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification, Vice Chairman, 1991 - 1992
  • New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, Member, 2005 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, General Council, 1984 - 1986
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, General Council, 1994 - 1995

Past Employment Positions

  • Cumberland County, Assistant Prosecutor, 1979 - 1984
  • Cumberland County, Regional Deputy Public Defender, 1984 - 1987
  • City of Bridgeton, Prosecutor, 1974 - 1976
  • Bridgeton Housing Authority, Solicitor, 1984 - 1985
  • Hopewell Township Zoning Board of Adjustment, Solicitor, 1976 - 2005

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

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