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Thomas Dorn represents individuals in work related accidents and in personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accidents, fall down accidents and construction site accidents. In the initial client meeting, Thomas explains to each client their rights and what steps he will take to achieve the best possible result in their case. He takes pride in keeping in contact with his clients and answering all of their questions. By gaining the trust and confidence of each client he keeps them fully informed through all stages of the court process.

Thomas is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney and as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney. He was the first attorney in New Jersey to be certified in both of these fields.

Having been a workers’ compensation attorney and personal injury attorney for over 30 years, he has developed and achieved the respect of attorneys in these two fields which allows him to provide effective and successful representation of his clients.


  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Civil Trial Attorney, 1999 – Present
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, 2007 – Present

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Honors & Accolades

Thomas has been recognized by the following:

  • Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers®
    • New Jersey Super Lawyers: 2017–2024

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Morris/Sussex Ethics Committee, 2006 – 2010


  • Ruiz v. Mero, 385 N.J. Super. 382 (App. Div. 2006), aff’d 189 N.J. 525 (2007), represented a Dover New Jersey police officer and successfully abolished the Fireman’s Rule in New Jersey that prohibited police and first responders from pursuing negligence cases.
  • Kibler v. Roxbury Board of Education, 392 N.J. Super. 45 (App. Div. 2007) cert denied, 192 N.J. 292 (2007), represented a Roxbury teacher injured as a result of a student’s actions, arguing that her employer committed an intentional wrong by permitting a student with lengthy discipline problems to remain in school.

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