N.J. Supreme Court Appoints John Connell to Group That Will Study Rules for Expert Testimony

John C. Connell, partner/shareholder with Archer P.C. in Haddonfield, N.J., has been reappointed to a second two-year term on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Rules of Evidence.  He will serve on a subcommittee studying Rule 702, which addresses admission of expert testimony.

The Committee advises the Supreme Court on rules related to evidence law, counsels the Court on recent developments, and makes recommendations for rule revisions.

The subcommittee is Chaired by the Hon. Jamie D. Happas, Civil Presiding Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court in Middlesex County, and will continue a review of Rule 702 that has been underway periodically for several years in response to input from various business and legal organizations.

Mr. Connell practices civil litigation, with concentrated experience in media and communications law, employment and civil rights law, intellectual property, health care law, and appellate advocacy. In more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Connell has served as lead trial attorney for both jury and bench trials in state and federal courts, as well as for appeals and alternative dispute resolution.

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