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Patrick B. Minter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Morristown, NJ

Donnelly Minter & Kelly LLC
163 Madison Avenue, Suite 320
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-200-6405
Fax: 973-200-6401
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (30%), Insurance Coverage (30%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%), Professional Liability: Defense (20%)

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No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Please visit the Super Lawyers Selection Process for a detailed description of the Super Lawyers selection methodology.

Attorney Profile

Patrick B. Minter, an experienced and well-respected litigator, oversees the civil litigation cases at Donnelly Minter & Kelly, LLC representing clients in both the federal and state courts of New Jersey. Mr. Minter concentrates primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, general insurance defense, and professional liability defense. Several opinions have been published as a result of the malpractice cases Mr. Minter has litigated.

Mr. Minter graduated cum laude from Providence College in 1991 before obtaining his law degree from Widener University School of Law in 1994. That same year, Mr. Minter was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Minter clerked for The Honorable Rocco L. D’Ambrosio, J.S.C. and successfully completed the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Minter frequently lectures at New Jersey’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education and co-authors “Avoiding Legal Malpractice,” an annual program.

The former Chairman of the Morris Country Chancery Practice Committee and former Co-Chair of the Morris County General Equity Mediation Committee, Mr. Minter has also served on the District X Fee Arbitration Committee as Chairman. He has been included on the list of AV Preeminent lawyers from Martindale-Hubbell since 2010. The methodology and criteria used for selection to this list can be found on the Martindale-Hubbell website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Additionally, Mr. Minter has been named to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers each year since 2011 marking 2021 as his eleventh consecutive year. Details on the methodology used for selection to this list can be found on the Super Lawyers website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Minter is included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Commercial Litigation and Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law. Inclusion on this list is based on peer review to capture a consensus opinion of leading lawyers regarding the professional abilities of their colleagues. Further details on the selection methodology can be found on the Best Lawyers website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Minter became a member of the Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance in 2016. 

About Patrick B. Minter

First Admitted: 1994, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://dmklawgroup.com/patrick-b-minter/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mr. Minter lectures regularly for New Jersey's Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) and co-authors an annual program entitled "Avoiding Legal Malpractice."

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Morris County Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Former Chairman, Morris County Chancery Practice Committee, 2014
  • Member, Morris County General Equity Mediation Committee, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1994
  • Former Chairman, District X Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Vastano v. Algeier, 178 N.J. 230 (2003)
  • Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co. v. State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co., 344 N.J. Super. 408 (App. Div. 2001)
  • Marrero v. Feintuch, 418 N.J. Super. 48 (App. Div. 2011)
  • Brach, Eichler, Rosenberg, Silver, Bernstein, Hammer & Gladstone, P.C. v. Ezekwo, 345 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2001)
  • Hernandez v. Baugh, 401 N.J. Super. 539 (App. Div. 2008)

Educational Background

  • Providence College, B.A., cum laude, 1991
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994

Honors/Awards

  • Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers for 2021, New Jersey Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2021
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, 2021, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • Named to the list of America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators for 2021, America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators, Americas Top 100, 2021
  • Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers, New Jersey Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
  • Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers in 2019, New Jersey Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2018
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2017
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Selected to the list of NJ Super Lawyers in 2016, NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2016
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2015
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2014
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2012
  • NJ Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2011
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016  
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Office Location for Patrick B. Minter

163 Madison Avenue
Suite 320
Morristown, NJ 07960

Last Updated: 10/7/2021

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