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Ethan Jesse Sheffet Esq.


Ethan Jesse Sheffet Esq.

Ethan Jesse Sheffet Esq.Founder
: South Plainfield, New Jersey
Phone: 908-403-8182
Fax: 908-755-8091
Email:E-mail Me

Mr. Sheffet is the founder of Sheffet & Dvorin, P.C. He currently handles a wide variety of personal injury, workers compensation, health care, commercial litigation and corporate transactional matters. He oversees the firm’s health care, commercial business and insurance defense practices. He currently represents numerous physicians and health care providers as General Counsel, and numerous public entities in general liability and civil rights matters. He is the former Municipal Prosecutor for the Township of Verona. He has experience handling a wide variety of complex medical and legal negligence, insurance fraud, real estate title, personal injury and other general liability matters. He is admitted to practice law both in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Mr. Sheffet graduated cum laude from Rutgers University as a Henry Rutgers Distinguished Scholar. He was the recipient of a four-year merit scholarship, admitted to Rutgers College as a member of the Henry Rutgers General Honors Program and a member of numerous other honor societies while at Rutgers. He is a member of the Delta Sigma Phi national fraternity.

Mr. Sheffet received his Juris Doctor from George Washington University, National Law Center, Washington, D.C., where he was the recipient of a Whitcomb Merit Scholarship.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Sheffet served as a law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Sciuto, J.S.C, who case managed all medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Bergen County Superior Court. During this clerkship he also served as part time law clerk to the Honorable Arthur Troast, J.S.C. and the Honorable Isabel Stark, J.S.C.

After completion of this Judicial Clerkship, Mr. Sheffet was associated with Bumgardner, Hardin & Ellis, PA a fifty-five attorney insurance defense firm where he defended hospitals, nurses and doctors in medical negligence lawsuits. He also defended insureds and insurance carriers in general negligence cases including automobile, premises liability and Title 59, and insurance coverage matters. Thereafter, Mr. Sheffet was associated with Leonard & Butler, PA where he specialized in representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice, personal injury and general negligence matters. In 1996 Mr. Sheffet formed his own law firm.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Health Care
  • Commercial Litigation and Corporate Transactional Matters

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Recipient, Whitcomb Merit Scholarship
  • Rutgers University
    • Honors:
      Cum Laude
    • Honors: Henry Rutgers Distinguished Scholar
    • Honors: Recipient of a Four-Year Merit Scholarship
    • Honors: Member of the Henry Rutgers General Honors Program
    • Honors: Member of the Delta Sigma Phi National Fraternity

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Anthony J. Sciuto, J.S.C., Law Clerk
  • Hon. Arthur Troast, J.S.C. & Hon. Isabel Stark, J.S.C., Law Clerk
  • Township of Verona, Prosecutor
  • Bumgardner, Hardin & Ellis, PA, Associate
  • Leonard & Butler, PA, Associate


  • Delta Sigma Phi

Bergen County Personal Injury Lawyers

At the New Jersey law firm of Sheffet & Dvorin, PC, we are committed to fighting for the rights and interests of our clients. We concentrate our practice and specialize in obtaining relief for injury victims and their families through personal injury, wrongful death and workers' compensation claims. We also provide effective legal services in numerous other areas of civil and criminal law.

Our lawyers are experienced, knowledgeable and approachable. Each has more than 20 years of experience and will work hard to get you the best possible result.

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When you are facing personal injury, we will fight for maximum compensation for you and your family.

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If you've been injured on the job, we will stand up to your employer and its insurance carrier to get you the benefits you deserve.

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When a professional's negligence results in injuries to you or your family, we'll hold them fully responsible for their malpractice.

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If a public entity was responsible for your personal injuries, our battle-tested trial lawyers will protect your rights.

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The law firm of Sheffet & Dvorin, PC, serves clients from Bergen County, Morris County and Middlesex County, and many other locations in North Jersey. The firm's clients are located in South Plainfield, Plainfield, Piscataway, Edison, Woodbridge, New Brunswick, East Brunswick, Perth Amboy, Clifton, Hackensack, Paterson, Fort Lee, East Rutherford, Garfield, Paramus, Lodi, Mahwah, Verona, Wayne, Newark, Elizabeth, Dover, Elmwood Park and Woodland Park, and other communities in Middlesex County, Bergen County, Morris County, Passaic County, Essex County, Somerset County, Hudson County and Union County.