Carol L. Forte esq. has been designated as a Super Lawyer 2005 – 2019 (top 10 in 2008, 2017, 2018 & 2019 and 15th-consecutive year listed in Super Lawyers) in the field of medical malpractice, Top 100 in NJ annually since 2005, and Top 50 women lawyers in NJ (every year since 2007). Carol was also designated one of the Top 10 Lawyers in New Jersey in 2010, 2017, and 2018 (including all male and female attorneys) and has been honored to be named one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys for her Lifetime Achievement in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation.
According to the National Law Journal, Carol L. Forte is often cited by other attorneys as the leading female trial attorney in the State of New Jersey. In a May 2000 article entitled “Jersey Giants,” the Journal recognized Ms. Forte as one of the top 10 litigators in the state. She has been recognized by the National Law Journal on multiple occasions as one of America’s top 50 women litigators.
Carol was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2008. The College consists of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Membership is by invitation only and is extended after careful investigation to ensure that this honor is offered only to those trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility, and collegiality. Membership in the College is limited to one percent of the attorneys in the country.
Carol Forte is a member of the Essex County Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the American Trial Lawyers Association. She is also admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. She is on the Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification and the Seton Hall Law School Board of Visitors. She has lectured for the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in New Jersey.
- Practice Area Chatham
- Medical Malpractice