Michael J. Rankin

Michael J. Rankin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Livingston, NJ

Kozyra & Hartz, LLC
 | 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 2300
Livingston, NJ 07039
Phone: 973-740-1550
Fax: 973-740-1515
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Michael J. Rankin is admitted to practice in the States of New Jersey and New York and the United States District Court of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Rankin’s practice focuses on civil litigation, including a wide variety of personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death claims, premises liability, toxic torts and medical and nursing home malpractice. He also has extensive experience handling estate litigation matters, commercial and business litigation, employment litigation, landlord-tenant matters, real estate litigation, land use actions and insurance coverage litigation.

Mr. Rankin also offers a wide variety of transactional services and guidance to his clients involving estate planning and administration, commercial and residential real estate transactions, and general business and corporate services.

Mr. Rankin is committed to representing his clients in a proactive manner to obtain the best possible results for them, while at the same time being cost efficient and keeping them fully apprised on all aspects of their case.

Mr. Rankin is an active member of his community, as he is currently serving as Chairman of the West Caldwell Township's Zoning Board of Adjustment, Club Officer/Secretary for The Rotary Club of the Caldwells, Chairman of the 2018 Rotary/Kiwanis Caldwell Street Fair, and a member of Caldwell/West Caldwell’s Juvenile Conference Committee. Also, in 2018, Mr. Rankin was appointed as a Trustee of the Essex County Bar Association and is a long time member of the New Jersey State Bar Association.


About Michael Rankin

Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://kozyrahartz.herokuapp.com/attorney/michael-rankin/9


  • Rising Star for the 2016-2017 Term, Member, Rotary Club of the Caldwells, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Moderator and Speaker: Essex County Bar Association's Annual Law Clerk Luncheon for Superior Court of New Jersey Law Clerks, Essex Vicinage, 2018
  • Member of New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Trustee of the Essex County Bar Association.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of The Caldwells' Juvenile Conference Committee, 2019
  • Chair of the Rotary Kiwanis Caldwell Street Fair, 2018
  • Chairman of West Caldwell's Zoning Board of Adjustment , 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Moderator for Continuing Legal Education Program held by ECBA: New Jersey Estate Administration and Planning Program, Moderator, New Jersey Estate Administration and Planning Program, Essex County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, 2016
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Office Location for Michael J. Rankin

354 Eisenhower Parkway
Suite 2300
Livingston, NJ 07039

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Last Updated: 7/30/2019

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