The Law Office of Michael D. Carroll, Esq


Experience and Professional Legal Representation For Individuals and Business.
Over 25 years experience

Real Estate – Buying and Selling – Residential and Commercial
Contract and Leases
Landlord / Tenant
Small Business Law and Formation – Limited Liability Companies and Corporations
Wills and Estates – Powers of Attorney
Municipal Court – Traffic Tickets / DWI – Criminal Law
Zoning and Land Use
Business Litigation
Personal Injury – Car Accidents – Slips and Falls
General Practice

Professional Affiliations:
Bar Admissions: New Jersey, 1981; Pennsylvania 1980; US District Court of N.J. 1981
Bar Memberships: Atlantic County and New Jersey State Bar Associations
(Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Sections)

Professional Accomplishments:
- National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 2002 Edition
- Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 1993 - 94 Edition
- Alumni Achievement Award, University of Scranton
- Published decision, Cummings v. Bahr, 295 N.J. Super. 374 (App. Div.1996)
- Panelist, Atlantic County Bar Association Early Settlement Panel, 1986 – 1997
- Board of Managers, American Cancer Society, Atlantic-Cape Unity, 1985 – 1995
- Cape-Atlantic Legal Services, Private Attorney Involvement Pro-bono program 1995 – Present
- Attorney Coach, Vincent J. Abruzzese Mock Trial Competition, Atlantic City High School, 1999 – 2002
- Lecturer and Co-Author: Advanced Issues in Title Insurance, National Business Institute Seminar, May   2001
- Lecturer and Co-Author: Drafting and Negotiating New Jersey Commercial Real Estate Leases, National     Business Institute Seminar, March 2004
- Atlantic County Superior Court, Personal Injury and Contract Arbitrator, 2005 – Present

Employment Experience:
April 2004 to Present: Owner/Sole Practitioner with the Law Office of Michael D. Carroll, LLC, engaged in the general practice of law with an emphasis on real estate, both commercial and residential; wills and estate administration; personal injury; municipal court; contract law; and general civil litigation.

July 2003 to February 2004: Stark & Stark, Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Shareholder in Cherry Hill Office of large New Jersey law firm with emphasis on commercial practice; including real estate; land use; wills and estate administration.

December 1984 to May 2003: Tomar, O’Brien, Kaplan, Jacoby & Graziano, Northfield, New Jersey. Managing Partner of satellite office of prominent Southern New Jersey law firm, with administrative duties including the management and supervision of numerous employees. Legal practice concentrating in: residential and commercial real estate, land use, general civil litigation, contracts, personal injury, estate administration and municipal court.

August 1980 to December 1984: Associate to Clement F Lisitski, P.C., Ocean City, New Jersey. Involved in the full gamut of a small practice law firm with emphasis on: real estate and commercial law, including condominium conversions and development, as well as municipal land use; negligence; and criminal law.

Legal: J.D. Temple University School of Law, 1980
Honors and Activities: Student Representative, Student-Faculty Disciplinary Code
Committee; Staff Member of the “The Jurist”, Temple Law School Journal;
Recipient of Pennsylvania State Senatorial Scholarship for 1978 – 1979

Undergraduate: B.S., Magna Cum Laude, University of Scranton, 1977
Honors and Activities: Dean’s List all 4 years, University of Scranton
Honors Program; Team Captain, Club Ice Hockey; Varsity Soccer

Interests: Ice hockey, skiing, in-line skating, reading, traveling and homebrewing.