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Richard Gaeckle

Richard Gaeckle

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Biography

Rich is an attorney with Petro Cohen, P.C. with nearly 20 years of litigation and trial experience. As part of the Personal Injury team, Rich handles all matters on behalf of those injured as a result of the fault of another.

A graduate of St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, Rich attended New York Law School where he achieved the honor of becoming a Law Review Articles Editor. While studying in law school, Rich worked as a Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant for various professors during his tenure. During that time, Rich also volunteered for the New York Bar Foundation, representing tenants in landlord/tenant and eviction disputes, and worked for a non-profit legal assistance agency helping employees in receiving challenged unemployment benefits.

After law school, Rich entered private practice with a specific concentration in construction law. He served as the Co-Chair of the Construction Section of the New Jersey Bar Association and was a frequent lecturer at Rutgers University School of Engineering. Rich has been certified as a LEED Accredited Professional, a certification held by only a handful of attorneys across the country, exhibiting a specific knowledge in sustainable and environmentally responsible design and construction. Rich has argued before administrative boards on behalf of his clients and has successfully petitioned changes to administrative regulations. He has had the privilege to present testimony to the New Jersey State Senate on proposed legislation. Rich was named by the New Jersey Law Journal as a New Leader of the Bar early in his career and has received recognition by New Jersey Super Lawyers.

Rich has received an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell exemplifying the highest standards of ethical and profession conduct.

Rich is a native of South Jersey, having grown-up in Cape May County.

For more information on personal injury, or to set up a free consultation, contact Mr. Gaeckle at (888) 675-7607.

Practice Area
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Education
New York Law School
J.D. (2002)
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St. Peter's College
B.S. (1998) | Economics
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Awards
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Best Law Firm, Personal Injury, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
New Leader of the Bar Award
New Jersey Law Journal
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
LEED Accredited Progression
Green Building Certification Institute
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Rising Star
NJ Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar  # 37652002
Member
- Current
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NJ Bar Association
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Activities: Mr. Gaeckle has been a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, serving in the Construction Law Section as Co-Chair (2011-2012), Co-Vice Chair (2009-2011), and Co-Secretary (2007-2009).
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Petro Cohen
Blog
Springtime Slip and Falls: Who is Responsible for Damages (in a commercial property setting)?
Blog
If I Bring a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Can I Recover My Lost Wages and Loss of Earning Capacity?
Blog
Three Myths You Must Clarify Regarding Personal Injury Claims
Blog
Handling a Slip-and-Fall on Government Property
Blog
Understanding The Wollerman Rule in Slip and Fall Cases
Blog
Injured on Public Transportation? How to File a Lawsuit against a Public Entity
Blog
How Much Can You Recover for a Slip and Fall Accident in New Jersey?
Blog
What Are the Most-Common Delayed Accident Symptoms You Need to Know?
Contact & Map
Petro Cohen, P.C.
The Executive Plaza
2111 New Road, Suite 202
Northfield, NJ 08225
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (609) 677-1700
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Cape May
211 S. Main Street, Suite 101
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (609) 432-4666
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Cherry Hill
Beowulf Plaza
1814 E. Rt 70, Suite 336
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (856) 673-4181
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Trenton Area
100 Horizon Center Blvd.
Suite 111
Hamilton, NJ 08691
Toll-Free: (888) 675-7607
Telephone: (609) 528-5621
Fax: (609) 677-1790
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)