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Bruce H. Stern

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

Bruce H. Stern is a Shareholder and member of the Accident & Personal Injury Group, where he concentrates his practice in the area of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and wrongful death. In July 2004, Bruce began publishing the Traumatic Brain Injury Law Blog as a way to share his knowledge in the field of brain injury law. Additionally, he is the author of numerous articles and a frequent lecturer on the subject of traumatic brain injury litigation, evidence and trial techniques. He also co-authored a book entitled "Litigating Brain Injuries" published by Thomson Reuters and a chapter entitled "Brain Injuries" which is included in AAJ's Litigation Tort Case Series, published by AAJ Press.

Bruce was recently elected and sworn in as Treasurer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ).  He has been a member of the AAJ since 2004, and serves on several of their committees, including the AAJ Executive Committee, National Board of Governors and Public Affairs Committee. 

Bruce is certified as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by both the New Jersey Supreme Court and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and has been selected a fellow in the International Society of Barristers. Both organizations are highly selective and have rigorous standards for membership.

Bruce has been honored by his inclusion in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America from 2003-2015 and the 2005- 2015 editions of  New Jersey Super Lawyers by New Jersey Monthly Magazine*. He is also listed in the sixth, seventh, and thirteenth editions of Who's Who in the Law. He has been selected as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury by ALM and Martindale-Hubbell. 


J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1981
cum laude

B.A., Duke University, 1977
cum laude

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Association for Justice
Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group; Past Chair
Motor Vehicle, Premises and Highways Section; Past Chair

New Jersey Association for Justice
Past President
Chair of In Brief

International Brain Injury Association

North America Brain Injury Society

Brain Injury Association of New Jersey
Past Member, Board of Trustees

New Jersey State Bar Association
Executive Board of the Civil Trial Section, Past Chair

Mercer County Bar Association
Past President

New Jersey Supreme Court's Civil Model Jury Charge Committee

Belli Society
Past President

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

International Academy of Trial Lawyers

International Society of Barristers

National Trial Lawyers

Speaking Engagements

  • Proving Damages in Traumatic Brain “Injury Cases.” American Association for Justice. December 11, 2015.
  • Neuropsychology and Traumatic Brain Injury. American Association for Justice. October 2015.
  • Speaker, Identifying, Preparing & Handling the Traumatic Brain Injury Case. Kentucky Justice Association’s Understanding Your Case & Your Jury Seminar. June 26, 2015.
  • Co-Chair. Accident & Personal Injury Program. New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar. May 2014.


  • Railroads: Accountability Equals Safety. NJ.com. December 17, 2015.
  • Co-author, The Dangers of Working in the Construction Industry. NJ.com. August 31, 2015.
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Objective Truth of Traumatic Brain InjuryNew Jersey Lawyer NJSBA.com. August 2014 Edition.
  • Guest Editors’ MessageBrain Injury Professional Magazine. Vol. 11 Issue 3.

New Jersey Supreme Court Board Certified Trial Attorney

Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated



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