Louis J. DeVoto, Esquire
Louis J. DeVoto is certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He served as President of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey in 2007. In 2011, Lou received the “Professional Lawyer of the Year Award” by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law and was selected by his peers as one of the Lawyers of the Year in the State of New Jersey for 2017 by Best Lawyers. He is the current Chair of the NJ State Bar Association’s Medical Malpractice Committee for the 2018-2019 term.
Lou has extensive jury trial and appellate experience having achieved many verdicts and settlements in excess of one million dollars. Lou concentrates his practice on handling all types of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases caused by the careless and reckless conduct of others. His case results have appeared in the New Jersey Law Journal’s featured verdicts and settlements on many occasions. Lou has written numerous legal articles for national legal publications and is a frequent lecturer at civil case law seminars for New Jersey’s Institute for Continuing Education including the Annual Civil Case Law “Year in Review” where he provides practical commentary for lawyers on the most important legal decisions of the year. In 2015, Lou was nominated and selected for membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is also an active member of the Burlington and Camden County Bar Associations and the American Association of Justice-NJ.
The New Jersey Law Journal recognized Mr. DeVoto in 2002 as one of the top 40 attorneys in the State under the age of 40. Martindale Hubbell has awarded him with its AV rating, the highest achievable for legal skill and ethics for many consecutive years. Lou has also argued several high profile cases in the New Jersey Supreme Court. He is consistently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, a publication widely regarded by the legal profession and public as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Mr. DeVoto has been recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 15 consecutive years and has also been named to SJ Magazine’s Top Attorneys since its inception.
Lou is licensed to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and all Federal and State Courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He resides with his wife and three children.