Thomas J. Manzo
Thomas J. Manzo
Thomas J. Manzo is a Partner with Szaferman Lakind, concentrating his civil trial practice in a variety of complex personal injury matters ranging from automobile and slip and fall accidents, to victims of crime, abuse and neglect and product liability. Prior to joining the firm, Tom served as law clerk to the Honorable Clarkson S. Fisher, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.
An active member in the New Jersey State Bar Association, Tom enjoys positions on the Executive Committee of Civil Trial Bar Section, the Legislative Committee and on the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee as the Mercer County Representative. He is also a Trustee on the Board for the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the charitable arm to the NJSBA. Through the NJSBA, he has lectured to fellow lawyers on topics including ethical practice and trial strategy.
Tom received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2008. During his last year of law school, Tom was employed by Seton Hall University as an instructor of first year law students, teaching skills and methods in the context of evidence, constitutional law, property and civil procedure.
Tom received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from Rutgers University – Rutgers College, where he majored in French Literature and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.
A member of both the New Jersey and New York bars, Tom currently resides in central New Jersey with his wife and children.
Areas of Practice
NJ State Bar Association
Executive Committee for the Civil Trial Bar Section, 2015 – Present
Legislative Committee, 2015 – Present
Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee Representative, Mercer County, 2015 – Present
Trustee to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Board
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey 2008 J.D.
Rutgers University, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N.J., 2005 B. A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa