4 Essex Avenue, Suite 200
P.O. Box 259

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

CALL: 908-658-3800

FAX: 908-658-4659

Michael J. McCaffrey


Michael McCaffrey
(908) 306-6719

Education: Rutgers University (B.A.), Indiana University School of Law (J.D.)

Admissions: New Jersey, New York, U.S. District Court for New Jersey and United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations: Defense Research Institute; Trial Attorneys of New Jersey; New Jersey Defense Association; Lawyer-Pilot’s Bar Association



Mr. McCaffrey, certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, in thirty-three years of practice has well more than 100 defense verdicts in contests against some of the most skillful attorneys in the State.  He has especial skill in cross-examination of the expert witness.  He is an author and lecturer on techniques of trial, legal writing and legal analysis, has served on the Indiana Law Journal, and has defended clients in complex cases of bodily injury, product liability, defamation, contractual disputes and insurance fraud.

Practice Areas: Litigated cases of alleged severe or complex personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, defamation, breach of contract, insurance fraud, aircraft accident, LAD and commercial loss.

Cross-examination is beyond any doubt the greatest legal engine ever invented for the discovery of truth.
- John Henry Wigmore