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James Koblin
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James Koblin focuses exclusively in the area of workers' compensation law. He handles all aspects of workers' compensation cases, including fighting for proper medical treatment and temporary disability payments, obtaining permanent disability awards, handling complex cases including death and cancer cases, and appeals of workers' compensation cases. Mr. Koblin has argued matters in the New Jersey Appellate Division and the New Jersey Supreme Court. He has lectured on aspects of workers compensation law. Mr. Koblin handled the appeal of Dennis Culbert vs. The City of Jersey City, 175 N.J. 286 (2003), and participated in the oral argument in the New Jersey Supreme Court in this matter and its companion, Lindquist vs. The City of Jersey City, 175 N.J. 244 (2003). These cases resulted in a dramatic expansion of workers' rights to compensation.

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation (Litigation & Appeals) 100%

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1995
  • New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1995


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1995
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: English

Representative Cases


  • Handling A Worker's Compensation Case After Lindquist, NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Fairfield, NJ, 06/14/2003 to 06/14/2003
  • This Year in Worker's Compensation - The Top 10 Issues and Cases, NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), New Brunswick, New Jersey, 04/14/2004 to 04/14/2004
  • Handling A Worker's Compensation Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America - New Jersey, Edison, NJ, 09/06/2004 to 09/06/2004
  • Workers' Compensation Motion Practice, NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) Mt.Laurel, NJ, 09/14/2006 to 09/14/2006

Honors and Awards

  • Barrister, Hudson County Inn of Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group (WILG-NJ), Vice President
  • New Jersey Advisory Council on Safety and Health, Vice President
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Jon Gelman, Associate, 2005 to 2007
  • Horn, Schechtman & Hirsch, Associate, 1996 to 2005


  • English

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