Michael R. Paglione
Michael R. Paglione
Partner, Executive Committee
Michael R. Paglione, a partner in the firm, focuses his practice on serious bodily injury, head, brain and spinal injuries, burn victims and defective products, negligence and work-related injuries, both physical and psychological. Michael has two decades of trial experience and a record of million dollar-plus settlements and awards in recovery for catastrophic injuries.
Prior to joining Szaferman Lakind, Mr. Paglione was the managing partner in his own firm of Paglione & Massi, Esqs., which was located in Hamilton, New Jersey for 25 years.
Michael is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the Mercer County Bar Association. He has served as Trustee to the Mercer County Bar Association for 6 years, and an Officer for 4 years, before being elected President of the Mercer County Bar Association in 2010. Michael has been named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Personal Injury in 2007, 2012, 2013 and 2017.
He is a past Chair of the Civil Bench-Bar and the Workers’ Compensation Section for the Mercer County Bar. He served a 4 year term on the Section VII Ethics Committee, and is also a member of the American Association for Justice and The New Jersey Association for Justice.
He received his Juris Doctor from the Seton Hall University School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, from Seton Hall University. Michael is local to the Trenton area having, graduated from Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
Areas of Practice
Serious Personal Injury
Head, Brain and Spinal Injuries
New Jersey 1979
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey J.D.
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey B.S.
Honors and Awards:
Designated, New Jersey Superlawyers™ 2007, 2012, 2013 and 2017
Past Employment Positions:
Paglione & Massi, Hamilton, N.J., Partner
Hamilton Township Board of Education, Solicitor
Destribats & Hamilton, Hamilton, N.J., Junior Partner
Nicholas R. Amato & Ralph J. Salerno, Bloomfield, NJ, Associate