Charles D. Whelan III, Esq.


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


  • Rutgers Law School Newark, J.D.
  • Rutgers University, B.S., high honors, Environmental planning/design

Associations & memberships


Biographical details

  • Judge, Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition
  • 2019 and 2020 SuperLawyers
  • Trustee, Middlesex County Bar Foundation
  • Top New Jersey Verdicts and Settlements 2017, ALM Media.
  • Recipient, 2017 Transactional Attorney of the Year Award, Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Speaker, The Basics of A Real Estate Closing Seminar, Middlesex County Bar Association (2016)
  • Speaker, 2015 and 2017 Hot Topics in Residential Real Estate Law (NJICLE)
  • Panel Chair, District VIII Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Recipient, U.S. Law Week Award
  • George H. Cook Honor Society
  • Law Clerk to Hon. Samuel Allcorn, Jr., Presiding Judge, Appellate Division
  • Who’s Who in American Law. Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in America.
  • Superior Court mediator
  • Court appointed trustee for law practices
  • Expert witness in real estate law and legal malpractice
  • Chairman of the Board, Central Jersey Chamber of Commerce
  • General Counsel, Plainfield Area Board of Realtors
  • Pro bono general counsel to Greater Plainfield Habitat for Humanity (22 years)
  • Attorney volunteer for NJ State Bar Association Mass Disaster Relief Program
  • Delegate, General Council, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Pro bono volunteer attorney, Central Jersey Legal Services
  • Summited all 35 Catskills High Peaks

Reported cases
State v. Williams, 190 NJ Super 111 (App Div.)
IEs LLC v. Simmons, 392 N.J. Super 520 (Chan. Div.)


“Mechanics Lien Primer”; “ALTA 3: A Panacea for Zoning Landmines,” New Jersey Law Journal
“Of Surveys and Boundary Lines”, Middlesex County Bar Association Advocate

Contact Us

Charles D. Whelan III has been committed to excellence for over 30 years. With offices located centrally in New Jersey, he is able to provide businesses and individuals with excellent legal services.

Watchung Office

475 Watchung Ave, Ste 8, Watchung NJ 07069

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