John J. Fannan, Esq.


Professional / Legal Experience
Attorney - Private Practice - 1999-Present
Senior Litigation Attorney - Karosen & Grabler - 1989-1999
Litigation Attorney - Cecchi, Brody & Agnello - 1987-1989
Litigation Attorney - Matson, Madden & Polito - 1985-1987
Attorney - Matthew J. Trella, P.A. - 1983-1985
Hearing Officer - New Jersey Department of Corrections - 1976-1983
Executive Director - New Jersey State Parole Board - 1973-1976
Associate Manager, Personnel Training - Prudential Insurance Company - 1968-1973
Municipal Public Defender - Borough of Bogota, New Jersey
Instructor in American Jurisprudence Real Estate, Corporations, Family Law and Civil Procedure - American Institute for Paralegal Studies

Substantial professional experience in the litigation of personal injury, property damages, ERISA actions, toxic torts, bankruptcy actions, policy coverage suits, professional malpractice, worker's compensation actions, subrogation, and product liability claims.

Arbitration / ADR Experience
Forthright Arbitrator
Arbitrator - National Arbitration Forum 
Arbitrator - American Arbitration Association
Arbitrator - UM/UIM
Arbitrator - Essex County Superior Court, Law Division
Arbitrator - U.S. District Court

Education / Professional Training
Seton Hall University School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1983
Georgetown University, Bachelor of Arts, 1968
Completed all course requirements for Master's Degree in Guidance and Counseling, Montclair State University, 1971-1973

Completed required or recommended continuing legal education courses.

Professional Admissions / Associations / Achievements
Admitted to Practice in New Jersey, 1983

Maintains high legal ethical standards and complies with professional responsibility rules.

The above referenced Independent Arbitrator may have decided previous National Arbitration Forum and Forthright arbitration cases involving one or more of the parties in this assigned arbitration case. This is a summary resume of the Arbitrator’s qualifications. 

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