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Michael L. Testa

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Vineland, NJ

Testa Heck Testa & White, P.A.
424 Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
Phone: 856-691-2300
Fax: 856-691-5655
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Business Litigation


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Attorney Profile

Serving clients throughout Cumberland County and the surrounding areas of South Jersey from his law firm in Vineland, senior partner Michael L. Testa Sr. has helped establish Testa Heck Testa & White, P.A., as one of the top full-service legal practices in the region.

Certified as a civil and criminal trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as well as certified as a civil trial attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Mr. Testa has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those in need.

Focusing his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death claims, he has helped secure substantial settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients adversely affected by automobile and commercial truck accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, construction accidents, environmental hazards and toxic exposure, and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing. He also maintains a successful commercial litigation practice.

A 1971 graduate of Villanova University, Mr. Testa returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law in 1975. That same year, he received his license to practice from the New Jersey State Bar Association, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Renowned for his exceptional trial skills, Mr. Testa routinely conducts lectures across the country on effective trial practices and other legal subjects, and he has published numerous articles on a variety of legal topics. He is a member of several local, state and national bar associations and once served as president for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey. He has received top ratings from a number of client and peer review sources, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*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
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

Articles about Michael L. Testa appearing in Super Lawyers

About Michael L. Testa

First Admitted: 1975, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1975  

Representative Clients

  • Cumberland Recycling, Incorporated
  • DeRossi and Son, Inc.
  • Evey Engineering, Incorporated  

Educational Background

  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1971

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court  
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey  
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey, President, 1995 - 1996
  • American Arbitration Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Civil and Criminal Trial Law, Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy  
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Office Location for Michael L. Testa

424 Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360

Phone: 856-691-2300

Fax: 856-691-5655

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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