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Attorney Jay Bhatt

Attorney Jay Bhatt

Attorney Jay Bhatt is the founder of Bhatt Law Group and has distinguished himself as one of the leading personal injury lawyers in New Jersey focusing his practice on preparing and trying personal injury cases including car accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, and slip and fall matters. Over the years, Jay has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients and has published articles on personal injury law. Jay values that his work allows him to make a direct, positive impact on the lives of people who have experienced stressful or traumatic events, such as a serious injury in an accident. He has a genuine compassion for helping clients who need the services Bhatt Law Group can offer.

Over the course of a decade, Jay has applied his entrepreneurial spirit to growing the firm into a talented team of experienced New Jersey attorneys and paralegals in order to better serve the diverse legal needs of people in Jersey City and the surrounding region.

As an attorney, Jay has earned the recognition of the industry and his peers, including earning a perfect 10 rating by AVVO, being selected to Super Lawyers, named Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Lead Counsel rated for drunk driving defense by Thomson Reuters, and named one of the 10 Best Attorneys for New Jersey by The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Jay received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Summa Cum Laude, from Rutgers University and received his Juris Doctor degree at Seton Hall University School of Law with honors.

 

Education

Education
  • Seton Hall, 2003-2006, JD
  • Rutgers, Finance

Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey

Professional memberships

Professional Memberships
  • NJ State Bar

Accolades

Accolades
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Lead Counsel Rated for Drunk Driving Defense, Thomson Reuters
  • 10 Best Attorneys for New Jersey, The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

Community

Community
  • President and Board Member, 001 DebtorCC Inc., a nonprofit credit counseling organization
  • President, DriveSafeToday.com, a site providing online driving education in several states. Authored defensive driving course for New Jersey.
  • Certified Instructor by the New Jersey State Safety Council to teach defensive driving courses.