DIANE CARDOSO - Partner

Javerbaum Wurgaft
Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.

35 Journal Square, Suite 525
Jersey City, NJ 07036

Phone: (973) 379-4200
Fax: (973) 379-7872
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Legal Secretary: Celia Almeida

Celia Almeida

Legal Assistant to Diane Cardoso, Esq.

JAVERBAUM WURGAFT HICKS

KAHN WIKSTROM & SININS, P.C.

Jersey City Office

35 Journal Square

Suite 525

Jersey City, NJ 07306

973-379-4200 x4605

 

 

Education

Pace Univeristy School of Law, J.D. and Certificate in International Law, 2004

Seton Hall University, B.A., 2001

DIANE CARDOSO

Partner

Diane L. Cardoso is a Partner at Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins and manages our Jersey City office. She has been Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney and is admitted to practice law in both New Jersey and New York State. Upon her graduation from Pace Law School, she served a Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable Dennis F. Carey, III. and the Honorable John C. Kennedy, Judges of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Her practice is concentrated in the litigation of personal injury matters involving automobile negligence, premises liability, construction site negligence and medical malpractice. Ms. Cardoso is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. She is a Trustee of the Hudson County Bar Association. Additionally, she sits on the Civil Arbitration Selection Committee and Civil Practice Committee in Hudson County. Ms. Cardoso is a Board of Governor for the New Jersey Association for Justice and is presently a co-chair of that association’s Education Committee. She is also a Revitalization Board of Governor to the American Association of Justice. Ms. Cardoso is a 2017-2018 Fellow of the New Jersey State Bar Association Leadership Academy.

Ms. Cardoso was named a Super Lawyer in 2016 and 2017 and was previously named a Super Lawyer rising star from 2013-2015. She has lectured previously for the Hudson and Essex County Bar Associations, the New Jersey Association for Justice and New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 2017-2018 Fellow of the NJSBA Leadership Academy
  • American Association of Justice – Revitalization Board of Governor
  • New Jersey Association of Justice – Board of Governor and Co-Chair of the Education Committee
  • Hudson County Bar Association – Trustee, Civil Arbitration Selection Committee and Civil Practice Committee

Presentations & Publications

  • November 10, 2017 – New Jersey Defense Association – Women in the law Event: “Women and Men: We are all in this together: Diversity and Inclusion Strategies for Everyone”
  • November 16, 2017 – New Jersey Association for Justice – Panelist on the “Anatomy of the Partner”
  • November 17, 2017 – New Jersey Association for Justice – Waivers of Liability and Arbitration Clauses
  • November 17, 2017 – New Jersey Association for Justice – Landowner’s Liability for Snow and Ice: The Grijalba Rules
  • November 22, 2017 – Essex County Bar Association – Panelist on “Trying Your First Civil Jury Trial”
  • December 8, 2017 – New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education – How Qualified is Your Expert
  • February 9, 2017 – New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education – Civil Discovery Workshop: The Importance of a Discovery Plan and Dealing with Things that Go Awry
  • Co-Chair, NJAJ Educational Foundation, “Trial Examinations 101”, April 26 & 27, 2012.

Bar Admissions

  •  New Jersey State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey