John M. Kearney

John M. Kearney

Livingston, New Jersey

Mr. Kearney concentrates his practice in insurance defense, insurance law, personal injury, workers compensation and appellate practice. He has extensive civil trial experience having tried numerous cases to verdict and is A.V. rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Kearney is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1983) and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Kearney is a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Morris County Bar Association, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, New Jersey Defense Association, and the Defense Research Institute.

Mr. Kearney received his B.A. from Providence College and his J.D. from Seton Hall University. He was Law Secretary to the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C. in the 1983-1984 Court term.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Appellate Practice
  • Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1983


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • M.A. - 1979
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. - 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Defense Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, Member & Trustee

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. N. Peter Conforti, JSC, Law Clerk, 1983 - 1984