Eric Bennett, counsel in Edwards Wildman's
Madison office, has been selected to serve as a member of the Middlesex County Civil Trial Practice Committee. He will serve on this nine-person committee for a term of one year, and will work with Presiding Judge Jamie D. Happas, P.J.S.C., to formulate civil trial practices and procedures that will be implemented in all local courts. The committee’s focus will include expanding ADR programs, motion practice, trial procedures, and discovery management. The committee members were selected from a pool of attorneys throughout the state who practice in Middlesex County.
A member of Edwards Wildman's Litigation Management Group, Bennett has successfully tried numerous jury trials throughout New Jersey, including personal injury and general litigation. He serves as a court appointed arbitrator in the Superior Court and is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. Bennett is a barrister at the Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court, as well as a member of the Middlesex and Essex County State Bar Associations, New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Arbitration Panel, and New Jersey Defense Attorney's Association. He earned his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Saint Augustine's College.