Jeffrey S. MandelĀ 
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Jeffrey S. Mandel, Esq. is a New Jersey based litigation attorney and founding partner of Cutolo Mandel LLC (main office- 732-414-1170,  The law firm of Cutolo Mandel LLC  maintains offices in Manalapan, Morristown, and Newark.  It employs lawyers licensed in several states, including New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.      

Mr. Mandel is known for his diverse practice (civil litigation, criminal defense, and appellate practice) and for his appearances on several television networks.  
He has appeared as a legal commentator on TruTV/Court TV, Fox News Channel, and CNN.  Mr. Mandel is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney.  He also teaches Appellate Advocacy at Rutgers Law School in Newark.

Jeff's favorite area of the law is appeals.  Jeff is the author of New Jersey Appellate Practice, which is a 900+ page treatise on appellate practice and procedure.  Jeff is a former Appellate Division law clerk, has argued several cases before the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and is the Chairperson of the State Bar Appellate Practice Committee. 

During the first decade of Jeff's career, he worked in the litigation departments at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and at Day Pitney LLP.

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One of only six lawyers in New Jersey to be on the 2014 Super Lawyer list in Appellate Practice (selected for this prestigious designation in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014)
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Former recipient, NJ State Bar, YLD, Lawyer of the Year Award

Profiled, New Jersey Super Lawyer Magazine, "The Pusher: Envelopes, arguments, limits—Jeffrey S. Mandel pushes many things, but nothing more than himself"

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National Corporate Counsel Super Lawyer list in Appellate law
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Previously recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of New Jersey's Top 40 Lawyers Under the Age of 40
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Profiled, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel magazine

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Nominated by Governor Jon S. Corzine to the State Commission on Uniform Legislation
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Lecturer, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (New Jersey State Bar Association)
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Described by the New Jersey Law Journal as an "accomplished appellate advocate . . . responsible for groundbreaking appellate decisions"
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Described by the State Bar as an attorney who has "stood out in the areas of professional knowledge, skill, integrity and courtesy"
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Trustee and co-Chair of the Amicus Committee, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
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