Roosevelt Jean, was recently named to the 2014 “New Leader of the Bar” list by the New Jersey Law Journal. Formerly known as “40 Under 40”, the list identifies a select group of distinguished young attorneys for their outstanding career achievements, and for their contribution to the legal community through their leadership in bar and other activities, lectures and publications. This honor follows Mr. Jean’s prior designation in 2010, 2011, and 2013 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of the New Jersey Super Lawyers® - “Rising Stars” in the field of general litigation.
Mr. Jean, a certified civil trial attorney who has achieved numerous successfully jury verdicts, was recognized by the Law Journal as showing “tenacity and competence” in representing clients. Mr. Jean has represented, with success, Bergen County, Bergen County Improvement Authority, Township of North Bergen, Township of Nutley, City of Newark, City of Paterson, City of Garfield and New Jersey Manufacturers, among others. Since 2010, Mr. Jean has also served on the District IIA Ethics Committee by appointment of the New Jersey Supreme Court.