Richard D. Schibell, Esq.

Personal Injury Attorney
Schibell & Mennie, LLC

Richard Schibell, Esq. – New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney

Richard D. Schibell, Esq. has been an attorney for over 45 years, beginning his career as a legal secretary to the Honorable Lawrence A. Carton, P.J.A.D. in 1973. He has worked with numerous other law firms and has been a partner in two law firms, including his current law firm Schibell & Mennie, LLC.

Richard Schibell is highly educated and had several bar admissions throughout his career. Graduating with honors from Seton Hall University in 1970, Richard went on to pursue his law degree, graduating cum laude in 1973 from Seton Hall University, School of Law, as the highest ranking graduate in his class. His bar admissions include the State of New Jersey, the United States Tax Court, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

As a senior partner of Schibell & Mennie, LLC., Richard spends some of his professional time focusing on personal injury law and civil matters; however, he dedicates over 95% of his time to matters of litigation. Schibell has been the lead counsel on numerous jury trials over his career and has been a part of a number of claims regarding personal injury, damage to persons and property, as well as matters of death.

Richard Schibell is highly regarded in the legal industry and has a staggering number of professional affiliations with associations that are highlighted throughout his career. Some of the most recent professional affiliations have been the Board of Trustees of The College of New Jersey from 2004 to 2006; he was named the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation Man of the Year in 2003; he was a Trustee at Seton Hall University Law School Alumni Council from 1988 to 1990; and he was in The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Board of Governors, NJ Branch from 1977 to 1978, and then again from 1981 to the present.

Schibell & Mennie, LLC. have recovered millions of dollars in wrongful death cases, medical malpractice cases, personal injury cases, and more. Some impressive case results their practice has produced includes over $400,000 recovered for a car accident; $1.2 million recovered for medical malpractice; $750,000 recovered due to a motorcycle accident; and over $1.4 million because of construction site accidents. Working with his dedicated team and staff at Schibell & Mennie, LLC., Richard Schibell goes above and beyond for his clients and believes in righting wrongs that have been done to them.

Here’s what some of Richard’s past clients have to say about him:

“Mr. Schibell is a kind and considerate lawyer and I would recommend him to anyone that would need legal help.” -DW

“Mr. Schibell, I just wanted to take the time to thank you for taking my case as well as the great job you did. I knew all along that I was in good hands and your law firm did an outstanding job in helping me recover from my accident, it was surely the right move to go with your firm.” -JD

“Mr. Schibell, Thank you for the good work done by your attorneys, from the start to the end. I pray that your attorneys will be in good health to continue doing the job that they were born to do at this time.” -DT

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His dedication to his profession is evident in the number of precedent-setting published court opinions in the state of New Jersey, as well as at the federal level of the United States of America.

Schibell & Mennie, LLC. offer free consultations to clients wishing to seek the firms help, as well as any clients wishing to work directly with Richard Schibell. It can be overwhelming for clients to think about how to proceed when an accident or incident occurs that could find them facing charges, or if they are the victim of a crime themselves. Richard’s professionalism and commitment to helping his clients through difficult times is evident in the number of successes he has experienced in the course of his career. He fights for his clients so that they can begin to walk away from the unfortunate circumstances that landed them in the courts in the first place.

Whether he is working with a car accident victim, or helping to investigate a wrongful death claim, Richard Schibell and the team at Schibell & Mennie, LLC., work to put their client’s needs first. They are quick to identify opportunities for resolution and help the clients through the process of resolving charges, claims, and other issues that may arise.

You can call Schibell & Mennie, LLC. to schedule a free case review anytime. While many people think they can represent themselves in a court of law, it is always advisable to seek the professional opinion of a lawyer in an accomplished law firm. Having a team of people working on your behalf yields much more success than going it alone. Richard Schibell will help you determine the best course of action for your situation and can advise you on your rights and responsibilities as a client, and a person in need of legal help.

Taking pride in his work and his profession is what Richard D. Schibell is best known for and he continues to pursue a legal career with all of the vigor that is required of him to help clients win cases.


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