Dedicated Civil Litigation Lawyer in New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey Civil Litigation Attorney

We help businesses and individuals successfully resolve their disputes 

When legal problems arise and affect your business or personal life, you need a committed, knowledgeable attorney who will speak and act for you so that you can get on with your life. For more than 30 years, Charles D. Whelan III, Esq. has represented New Jersey businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. He will assist you with many kinds of general civil litigation in the State and Federal courts, including:

  • Business litigation and disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Property damage
  • Personal injury claims
  • Debt collection
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Auto accidents and falldowns
  • Construction litigation
  • Consumer litigation
  • Products liability
  • Product defects
  • Torts
  • Commercial litigation
  • Title litigation
  • Litigation Defense

Get an Aggressive, Persuasive Litigator on Your Side

Litigation can be time consuming.  That is why Charles D. Whelan III focuses on the efficient and cost effective delivery of legal assistance throughout the dispute resolution process. This includes:

An Established Track Record

As a plaintiff’s attorney, Mr. Whelan has achieved many six figure recoveries in both personal injury cases and in commercial litigation.  As defense counsel, he offers comprehensive and skilled representation at a reasonable cost.

Individual Attention

When you retain the law firm of Charles D. Whelan III, we identify and explain all of your alternatives with thoughtfulness, understanding and compassion.

Controlling Your Litigation Costs:

We know how to deliver high quality legal services at a reasonable cost which is discussed with you up front before any work begins.  We do not hesitate in many cases to recommend payment of a modest retainer initially to allow us to investigate the facts of your matter, rather than asking for a large fee up front as a matter of course.


Mr. Whelan provides you with clear and understandable legal advice, and makes sure that the case strategy he individually creates for you will work for you and advance the goal of a fair and good conclusion to your matter. He will tell you what to expect as your case moves forward, and help you to have realistic expectations in your case. He has had no finding of unethical conduct, and has never been sued by a client for malpractice, in over 30 years of law practice.

A Focus On Success

Charles D. Whelan III always has your best interest in mind.  If extended litigation is the only means to accomplish the desired outcome, he is prepared.  If an early settlement is the better course, he will take the time to explain why he believes that it is in your best interest to settle instead of engaging in long and drawn out litigation.

Prepared for Trial

Charles D. Whelan III has the tenacity, conviction and expertise needed to handle your case up to and including trial when that is the best way of resolving your legal issue.  He knows the law.  His direct,  well -spoken approach in the courtroom, his knowledge of judges and legal adversaries throughout the State and his thorough preparation gives him an edge as an astute, experienced and passionate advocate who will fight for you and your rights.

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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.

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