Charles I. Coant, Esquire

Admitted: 1988, Pennsylvania; 1989, New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court.

Law School:  Temple University Beasley School of  Law, J.D., 1988.

Undergraduate:  The University of Chicago, B.A., with honors, 1985.

Member: Cumberland County Bar Association (Trustee, 2015-2016; Secretary of Executive Board 2016-2017; Treasurer: Present), New Jersey State Bar Association: (Member, Appellate and Workers Compensation Sections), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL); Member of the Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. American Inns of Court.

Biography: Member, Temple Comparative and International Law Journal, 1986-1987.  Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Francis, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Gloucester County, Chancery Division, General Equity, New Jersey, 1988-1989.  Voted by his peers as a Superlawyer in State of New Jersey as reported in New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Listed in Best Lawyers in America.  Listed in Marquis Who’s Who of American Law. Recognized by South Jersey Magazine in the specialty of Worker’s Compensation Law representing petitioners for 2016.

Reported Cases:   State v. Apprendi, 304 N.J. Super. 147, 698 A. 2d 1265 (App. Div. 1997), affirmed 159 N.J. 7, 731 A.2d 485 (1999); and Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466, 147 L.Ed. 2d 435, 120 S.Ct. 2348 (2000).