Jeannine Carandola is a senior litigation paralegal with over 25 years of defense legal work experience. She has extensive knowledge of the current legal practices and terminology as well as experience of providing support to lawyers and legal executives. For the past 17 years, she has worked on New York Asbestos Litigation and is the paralegal who handles and prepares all answers for our New York matters and then ensures that they are processed and filed with the appropriate New York City Courts. In addition, she is in charge of handling all New York Settlement Deals from inception to resolution. Her extensive experience in researching and organizing large amounts of legal documents keeps our legal team in-the-know of important details.

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Mattea graduated with a BA in 2001 from Monmouth University and received her Paralegal Certificate in 2002 from Ocean County College.  She has 19 years of experience in the legal field.  Mattea is a senior paralegal at the firm and the firm’s head billing coordinator. Mattea is a valuable member of our team.  She is experienced with all billing aspects of the firm as well as handles and supports the partners and associates on litigation matters pending in both New York State and New Jersey State Courts.

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Jon graduated from Marist College in 2020 with a B.S. in Criminal Justice Cum Laude. He is currently employed at the firm as a paralegal assisting in all areas of the practice including calendaring and preparing legal pleadings & working with our team on medical defenses. Jon has extensive experience in criminal justice and assists the firm in all aspects of investigation of claims and development of company defenses. Jon is an energetic, detail oriented, and valuable addition to our team.

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Darla graduated from Delaware University.   Darla is currently employed at the firm as a case management specialist with proficiency in preparing closing documents and administering settlements.  She is also a key part of our national accounts insofar as she organizes and stores litigation materials.  Darla is organized and  detail oriented.

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Robert Bell specializes in document reviews and productions.  Rob was awarded an undergraduate degree in Philosophy with a minor in Anthropology from Rutgers University.  He also received a Juris Doctorate degree from Rutgers University School of Law and is awaiting admission to the NY and NJ state bars.  He is also currently undergoing training to become a volunteer firefighter.  Rob is a valued member of our Team.

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