Christopher T. Karounos

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Elmwood Park, NJ

The Karounos Law Firm, Llc
 | 17 Chamberlain Avenue, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-479-4447
Fax: 201-701-0329
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Family Law (10%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher T. Karounos is the owner and managing member of KAROUNOS & ASSOCIATES, LLC, in Elmwood Park, New Jersey. Mr. Karounos practices business litigation, personal injury and civil litigation, serving clients in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic and Union counties in New Jersey.

Mr. Karounos has more than 10 years of experience handling cases involving civil, commercial, family, liquor and personal injury law. In addition to having substantial litigation experience, he is a certified mediator listed on the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Roster of Mediators.

Serving his legal community in a variety of ways, Mr. Karounos is a former adjunct professor of Rutgers Law School in Newark and spent several years serving as head coach of the Rutgers Law National Mock Trial Team. He regularly speaks on trial skills for seminars and conferences.

An active member of several professional organizations, Mr. Karounos belongs to the Bergen County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. He is a past president of the Hellenic American Bar Association of New Jersey.

Mr. Karounos earned a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and received his law degree from Rutgers Law School in Newark. He is eligible to practice law in all New Jersey state courts and certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Before founding his practice in 2013, Mr. Karounos clerked for a Bergen County judge. He also practiced as a litigation associate at two firms in New Jersey.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Business Litigation (30%)
Family Law (10%)

Personal Injury - General (30%)

Civil Litigation (30%)

Business Litigation (30%)

Family Law (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Christopher Karounos

Admitted: 2007, New Jersey

Honors/Awards:

  • TANJ Scholar, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ), 2005
  • Class of 2006, Rutgers Law School, 2006
  • Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Myron Harkavy Award - Best Trial Attorney
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, Burn Advocates Network (BAN), 2007
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, N.J. Supreme Court

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Hellenic American Bar Association of New Jersey, Past President

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Head Coach, Rutgers National Mock Trial Team Rutgers School of Law - Newark, 2012
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop, Rutgers Law Trial Seminar, 2008
  • Head Coach, Rutgers National Mock Trial Team Rutgers School of Law - Newark, 2013
  • Head Coach, Rutgers National Mock Trial Team Rutgers School of Law - Newark, 2014
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop, Rutgers Law Trial Seminar, 2006
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop Trial Attorney Training, 2007
  • Adjunct Professor, Law Rutgers School of Law - Newark, 2014
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop Trial Seminar, 2009
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop, Rutgers Law Trial Seminar, 2010
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop, Rutgers Law Trial Seminar, 2011
  • Trial Presentation Trial Skills Seminar, 2012
  • Trial Skills and Presentation Workshop, Rutgers Law Trial Seminar, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, B.A. - Bachelor of Arts, 1992
Office Location for Christopher T. Karounos

17 Chamberlain Avenue
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Phone: 201-479-4447

Fax: 201-701-0329

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Last Updated: 5/22/2019

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