Michael L. Testa
Top rated personal injury attorney in Vineland, New JerseyTesta Heck Testa & White, P.A.
Practice Areas: Personal injury, Criminal defense, Business litigation; view more
Licensed in New Jersey since: 1975
Education: Villanova University School of Law
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Testa Heck Testa & White, P.A.424 Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360 Visit website
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 areasPersonal injury - general: plaintiff, Criminal defense, Business litigation
Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Trucking accidents, Personal injury - defense
- 80% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
- 10% Criminal defense
- 10% Business litigation
First Admitted: 1975, New Jersey
Professional Webpage: https://www.testalawyers.com/attorney/michael-l-testa-sr/
- Outstanding Young Men of America, 1975
- Cumberland Recycling, Incorporated
- DeRossi and Son, Inc.
- Evey Engineering, Incorporated
- Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1971
- 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
- Civil and Criminal Trial Law, Supreme Court of New Jersey
- Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Office location for Michael L. Testa
424 Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
- Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023
Certificates and credentials
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney
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See legal Q & A provided by Michael L. Testa
Q: Should I Agree To A Breathalyzer Test In New Jersey?A: The short answer is yes, you should. Because operating a motor vehicle is considered a privilege and not a right, citizens are required to submit to …
Q: I was a passenger in a car accident in New Jersey. Can I sue to recover for my injuries?A: Passengers can suffer serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident. Many individuals may not understand their rights as a passenger. In these car … See all answers by Michael Testa