Lawrence D. Minasian Esq.

Attorney Larry MinasianLocation: West Orange, New Jersey
Phone: 973-325-7711
Fax: 973-325-7571
Email: ldminasian@gmattorneys.com

Lawrence Minasian practices in the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation, civil litigation and criminal defense. He served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Arthur L. Troast, J.S.C., a judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Bergen County, after graduating cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law. Throughout his career, Mr. Minasian has represented thousands of plaintiffs in personal injury cases, including wrongful death, motor vehicle, premises liability, trucking accidents, worker’s compensation, Social Security Disability and medical malpractice claims.

Mr. Minasian also handles a volume of Fair Credit Reporting Act cases, civil litigation matters and criminal and municipal court cases, in addition to representing numerous medical providers in the prosecution of PIP arbitrations. He has extensive experience defending public housing authorities, governmental agencies and law enforcement officers. Additionally, Mr. Minasian donates his time as a Mock Trial Coach for the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s State High School Mock Trial program.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
• Personal Injury Litigation
• Workers’ Compensation
• Social Security Disability Claims
• Civil Litigation
• Fair Credit Reporting Act Litigation
• Criminal Defense

BAR ADMISSIONS
• New Jersey, 1994
• U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1994
• New York, 2000
• U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2000
• U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2000

EDUCATION
• Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
-J.D. (Cum Laude) – 1994
• Seton Hall University
-B.S. (Cum Laude) – 1991
• Seton Hall Prep – 1987
-Honors: First Honors

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
New Jersey Association for Justice – Member 2000 – Present
National Association of Consumer Advocates – Member 2000 – Present
• Seton Hall Alumni Inn of Court – 1996 – 2000
• Personal Injury Arbitrator, Superior Court of New Jersey

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Four-time Super Lawyers Selection, Inclusive, 2020 – 2023
Lifetime Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Lifetime Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Top 50 Premises Liability Settlements in the United States in 2020
Personal Injury Hall of Fame – New Jersey Law Journal, 2015
National Litigator’s Awards – Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, 2014
Top 50 Verdicts – The National Law Journal, 2014

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NOTABLE CASES
• Baker v. NJ Transit – $17 million verdict
• Boutin v. Yep Tours, Bus Accident $1,254,000 settlement
• Vogt v. Rebounderz of Edison, Trampoline Park Injury, $1,250,000 settlement

OPINIONS APPROVED FOR PUBLICATION BY THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY
Estate of Gonzalez v. City of Jersey City, 247 N.J. 551 (2021)

LECTURES PRESENTED
• Co-Presenter NJAJ Winter Seminar 2021, Recent Supreme Court Decisions of Interest

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
• Sluka & Minasian, LLC, Partner, 1999 – 2005
• Law Office of Steven I. Greene, Trial Attorney, 1995 – 1999
• The Honorable Arthur L. Troast, Law Clerk, 1994 – 1995