James McDonald Curran

James M. Curran

Solo Practitioner
Milltown, New Jersey

In his thirty years of legal practice in the State of New Jersey James M. Curran has recovered millions of dollars for innocent victims of accidents resulting in personal injuries and deaths.

As a Certified Civil Trial Attorney he has tried cases all over the State of New Jersey. He prides himself on his zealous representation of his clients and obtaining the best possible results.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Personal Injury
  • 10% Workers' Compensation Law
  • 5% Real Estate
  • 5% Municipal Court / Criminal
  • 5% Litigation
  • Construction Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Trucking Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 1993
  • Civil Trial Specialist, The National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1984
  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2009


  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1981

Honors and Awards

  • Judge, Numerous Moot Court and Mock Trial Competitions for Bar Associations
  • Judge, Union County and Middlesex County High Schools
  • Arbitrator, Middlesex County and Somerset County
  • Youth Advocate Award, North Brunswick Parks and Recreation Committee, 2001 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • The American Bar Association, Member
  • The Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • The New York State Bar Association, Member
  • National Board of Legal Speciality Certification
  • New York Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association of New Jersey, Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of New Jersey, Member
  • The New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • The American Inns of Court – Joseph Halpern Inn, Member
  • The American Arbitration Association, Member, Arbitration Advisory Council


  • Kappa Sigma