Kenneth G. Andres, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Haddonfield, NJ

Andres & Berger, PC
 | 264 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Phone: 856-528-8507
Fax: 856-795-4464
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (10%)

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Attorney Profile

Managing partner and founder of Andres & Berger, Kenneth G. Andres, Jr. handles cases of personal injury. He represents clients  in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he is certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates for the rank of Advocate.

Mr. Andres attended Swarthmore College, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts  In 1978, he graduated from Capital University Law School with his Juris Doctor. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Handling both medical malpractice and personal injury cases, Mr. Andres helps clients who come to him with injuries related to car accidents, truck collisions, slip and fall, dog bites, motorcycle accidents, construction accidents, catastrophic injuries, nursing home negligence and abuse,  premises liability, product liability, claims against the government, legal malpractice, other catastrophic injuries. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

A member of The College of Master Advocates & Barristers, Mr. Andres is an adjunct professor for Drexel University and also taught at Mercer County Community College and Rutgers Law School. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%Construction Litigation
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

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About Kenneth Andres, Jr.

Admitted: 1978, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.andresberger.com/Bio/KennethAndres.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • Madison Who’s Who Among Professionals “Honors Registry”
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry of Business Leaders
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Chairman, Civil Bench and Bar Committee 1992-1995
  • New Jersey Recreational Sports and Leisure Activities Liability Study Commission
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Civil Practice Committee 2001-
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges 1996-2006
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Special Civil Part Practice Committee 1994-1996
  • New Jersey Supreme Court District III Ethics Committee 1993-1997
  • New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, 1998 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Civil Trial Bar Award “For Distinguished Service in the Cause of Justice, ” October 2006
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey, 1999 Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession
  • Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession – Association of Trial Lawyers-New JerseyBar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for “High Professional Standards and Ethics”, 1999
  • Top Automobile Insurance Attorney of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine
  • “For Distinguished Service in the Cause of Justice” Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Civil Trial Bar Award (October 2006) Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey
  • Top Automobile Accident Attorney, SJ Magazine
  • Top Medical Malpractice and Civil Trial Lawyer, SJ Magazine
  • Awesome Personal Injury Attorney, South Jersey Magazine
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers  (selected 2011) Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
  • Top Civil Trial Attorney of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America, White & Woodward, Inc.
  • “AV” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell – The Highest Possible Rating
  • Top 100* New Jersey SuperLawyer, New Jersey Monthly
  • Best Lawyer in America by White and Woodward, Inc.
  • Awesome Attorney by South Jersey Magazine
  • Listed as Top Medical Malpractice and Civil Trial Lawyers by SJ Magazine
  • Top 100 New Jersey SuperLawyer, New Jersey Monthly
  • Gold Medal Winner for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession by Association of Trial Lawyers of America--New Jersey
  • Listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for "High Professional Standards and Ethics"
  • Recognized by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law as "Professional Lawyer of the Year"
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America by White & Woodward, Inc.
  • Awarded an "AV" Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell--The Highest Possible Rating
  • “AV” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell – The Highest Possible Rating, “AV” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell – The Highest Possible Rating

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Member, College of Master Advocates & Barristers
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • Certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates for the Rank of Advocate (1992)
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney (only 2% of New Jersey lawyers awarded this distinction), 1991

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American College of Barristers
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Mercer County Bar Association Trustee 1982-1991
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Burlington County Bar Association Trustee 1993-1995
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America– ATLA now known as the American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • New Jersey PAC Trustee 2000-2006
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • National Governor of the American Association for Justice 2001-present
  • Board of Governors, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1986-1990
  • Assistant Secretary, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1991-1992
  • Parliamentarian, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1990-1991
  • Second Vice President, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1995-1996
  • Secretary, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1992-1993
  • Treasurer, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) 1993-1994
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), Third Vice President 1994-1995
  • First Vice President, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1996-1997
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, District of Pennsylvania
  • President-Elect, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1997-1998
  • President, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), 1998-1999
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American College of Barristers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Elected and served as President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America--New Jersey (now known as the New Jersey Association for Justice-NJAJ)
  • New Jersey
  • Selected to serve on New Jersey Supreme Court Committees for Ethics, Civil Practice, and Model Civil Jury Charges
  • Represents New Jersey as a Natinal Governor of the American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • NCAA Soccer Secretary Rules Editor
  • Widener University Football
  • Swarthmore College Garnet Club Advancement Council Member (GCAC)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Hot Tips for Civil Litigators – NJ State Bar Association Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2013
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2019
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2018
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2017
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2016
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2015
  • The Good, Bad and Ugly – NJ ICLE Tort Law Update New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2014
  • Verbal Threshold Medicine – NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 2014
  • Turning the Defense Into Offense: Embrace the Degeneration – NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 2014
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2014
  • Trial Strategies for Soft Tissue Injury Cases – Proof and Promise – NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2013
  • The Good, Bad and Ugly – NJ ICLE Tort Law Update New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2013
  • Professionalism and Ethics Issues in Mediations and Arbitrations – Camden County Bar Association Camden, New Jersey, October 2013
  • “Handling UM and UIM Cases” / Camden County Bar Association, Voorhees, New Jersey, March 2008
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2013
  • Direct Examination of the Plaintiff’s Medical Expert – NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 2012
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2012
  • “Trial Strategies for Soft Tissue Injury Cases – Proof and Promises” NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2013
  • “Tort Law Update” NJ ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2012
  • “This Year’s Top 10 – The Good and the Bad” NJ ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2011
  • Use of Video Playbacks in Jury Trials Hot Tips for Civil Litigators: 2011 NJSBA Civil Trial Bar Section (September 2011)
  • The Year in Torts in New Jersey-The Top Ten NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey (April 2011)
  • The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten  ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey (April 2009)
  • The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten  ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar Atlantic City, New Jersey (April 2009)
  • 2008 Tort Law Conference / ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, July 2008
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2008
  • “Exposing Defense Medicine” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Long Branch, New Jersey, June 2005
  • “Civil Case Law Update” / ICLE, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, March 2008
  • “Preparation and Trial of Medical Malpractice Cases” / Gloucester County Bar Association, Deptford, New Jersey, December 2007
  • “The Summer Tort Law Conference” / ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, June 2007
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2007
  • “Plaintiff’s Summation: Demonstration, Discussion & Analysis” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 2007
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2006
  • “The Law and Art of Closing Argument in New Jersey” / Camden-Burlington Inns of Court, Camden, New Jersey, June 2001
  • “The Art of Oral Advocacy” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2005
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2005
  • “Exposing Defense Radiologists” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, October 2004
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2004
  • “Still Winning Auto Cases 2004″ / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 2004
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2003
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 2002
  • “Seizing the Moment: Effective Direct Examination of the Plaintiff’s Expert” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 2002
  • “Evidence-Hearsay, Spoliation and Other Jury Issues” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, December 2001
  • “Effective Direct and Cross Examination”  Texas State Bar Association Masters in Advocacy, Dallas, Texas, November, 2001
  • “Successful Settlement Techniques” / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Cherry Hill, NJ, April 2000
  • “Legal Ethics in a Changing Profession” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2001
  • “Legal Ethics in a Changing Profession” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2001
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2001
  • “The Art of Opening Statements” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Middlesex County Community College, December 2000
  • “Ethics for the Trial Lawyer” / New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2000
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2000
  • 1997 Civil Trial Advocacy Institute / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Brunswick, NJ, July 1997
  • “Kumho Tire and Expert Witnesses: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?” Getting, Qualifying and Using Expert Testimony at Trial: A View From the Trenches ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation Edison, NJ, February 2000
  • “What You Need to Know About the Auto Insurance Cost Reduction Act and The New Personal Injury Protection Regulations for Medical Treatment” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, Jamesburg and West Orange, NJ, June 1999
  • “What You Need to Know About the Auto Insurance Cost Reduction Act and The New Personal Injury Protection Regulations for Medical Treatment” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, Jamesburg and West Orange, NJ, June 1999
  • Cherry Hill, New Brunswick and West Orange, NJ, June 1998 / “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten”, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1999
  • “The Auto Insurance Cost Reduction Act” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation
  • “Proving Bad Faith” / New Jersey State Bar Association, Edison, NJ, May 1998
  • “Win It in Discovery – Proving Bad Faith” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, New Jersey, February 1998
  • “Direct and Cross Examination of a Neuropsychologist” / Camden County Bar Association, Camden, New Jersey, January 1998
  • “The Art of Closing Statements” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Middlesex County Community College, December 1997
  • “Verbal Threshold Update” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Woodbridge, NJ, September 1997
  • “Maximizing Damages in Personal Injury Cases” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, March 1994
  • “Attorney and Physician Update: Learning to Work in Today’s PIP World” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Voorhees, NJ, September 1996
  • “The Year in Torts in New Jersey – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1996
  • “Proving the Personal Injury” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1996
  • “Handling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, NJ, February 1996
  • “Hot Tips in Tort Law VI” / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Woodbridge, NJ, December 1995
  • “Recent Legislation and Case Law Updates” and “The Underinsured Motorist Problem of Aubrey v. Harleysville Insurance Company” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ, September 1995
  • “How to Try a Verbal Threshold Case” / Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill, NJ, May 1995
  • “How to Nail Down Your Liability Case” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, March 1995
  • “Trying the Alcohol Case” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Woodbridge, NJ, December 1994
  • “Legal Liability for Coaches in Player Related Injuries” / National Soccer Coaches of America Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 1992
  • “Direct and Cross-Examination of a Vocational Expert and Economist” / Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill, NJ, February 1994
  • “Direct and Cross-Examination of a Neurological Expert” / Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill, NJ, December 1993
  • “Punitive Damages in First Party Claims” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Great Gorge, NJ, June 1993
  • “The Year in Torts – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1993
  • “Winning Big in Small Cases” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, NJ, February 1993
  • “The Year in Torts – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Absecon, NJ, June 1992
  • “Trying the Automobile Case in New Jersey” / National Business Institute, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ, January 1993
  • “Efficient Use of Expert Witnesses” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Speaker, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1992
  • “Evidence and Procedure Seminar – The Use of Opinion Evidence” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Woodbridge, NJ, September 1991
  • “Winning Big in Small Cases'” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ, March 1991
  • “The Year in Torts – The Top Ten” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Absecon, NJ, June 1991
  • “State of the Art Trial Techniques” / ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Moderator, Atlantic City, NJ, April 1991
  • “Winning Big in Small Cases'” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ, March 1991
  • American Burlington County Inn of Court, Master 1998 – present 
  • “How to Increase Your Arbitration Awards” / ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Edison, NJ, March 1991
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Mercer County, Community College, 1983 -1989
  • Faculty Member, ATLA-NJ Trial Skills, Workshop Programs 1989 – present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers University--Camden School of Law--teach in the trial advocacy program
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Trial Advocacy, Drexel University – Thomas R. Kline School of Law 2014 – present
  • New Jersey Injury And Malpractice Law – A Reference for Accident and Malpractice Victims, published by Speaker Media Press (2010).
  •  Teach Trial Advocacy, Drexel University – Thomas R. Kline School of Law , Adjunct Professor of Law, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1,800,000 Automobile accident, leg fracture, brain injury.
  • $10,000,000 Gas explosion, burn injuries, death, brain damage to baby.
  • $925,000 Automobile accident, wrongful death.
  • $550,000 Slip and fall, sinus fracture.
  • $860,000 Automobile accident, herniated discs.
  • $750,000 Motor vehicle collison involving a 38 year-old injured victim.
  • $900,000 Truck rear-ended 40 year old victim’s car causing permanent injuries.
  • $6,500,000 Wrongful death caused by an automobile running a red light and hitting a motorcycle.
  • $1,880,000 Motor vehicle accident involving a 26 year-old victim of a collision caused by defendant disregarding traffic lights when turning.
  • $900,000 Wrongful death of a construction worker when safety standards were not met at the construction site.
  • $925,000 Automobile accident herniated discs.
  • $1,000,000 Victim of sexual abuse at a school.
  • $900,000 Permanent physical and psychological injuries caused by a rear-end collision.
  • $205,000 Victim suffered permanent hip injuries when a dog jumped on her causing her to fall.
  • $780,000 Automobile accident, traumatic brain injury.
  • $975,000 Disabling injuries caused when a tractor-trailer side-swiped victim’s car.
  • $855,000 43 year-old slipped and fell outside a restaurant on uneven sidewalk suffering permanent injuries.
  • $2,650,000 Victim suffered permanent injuries caused by school bus turning into traffic causing a 4-vehicle collision.
  • $4,440,000 Construction site accident, fall from scaffold, paralysis.
  • $1,250,000 Debilitating injuries suffered in a two vehicle collision.
  • $1,650,000 Wrongful death of victims after he was struck by bricks falling from an unsafe structure.
  • $900,000 Automobile accident, wrongful death.
  • $300,000 Dog bite resulting in permanent hand injuries disabling victim who was a dentist.
  • $850,000 Drunk driver struck plaintiff causing permanent injuries.
  • $750,000 Wrongful death of a 79 year-old passenger as a result of a head on collision.
  • $4,673,540 Injuries suffered by a 46 year-old in a horrific rear-end collision.
  • $810,000 Permanent injuries suffered as a result of a tractor trailer rear-ending another tractor trailer.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-author of book New Jersey Injury and Malpractice Law: A Reference for Accident and Malpractice Victims

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Educational Background:

  • Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1975
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Office Location for Kenneth G. Andres, Jr.

264 Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Phone: 856-528-8507

Fax: 856-795-4464

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