Blair C. Lane, Sr.
Blair C. Lane, Sr. has been practicing law for over 20 years. Mr. Lane joined Earp Cohn P.C. in 2006, bringing with him at that time more than 17 years of legal, litigation and trial experience in a variety of areas. Mr. Lane ran his own successful law practice in Cherry Hill from 1997 to 2006 where he represented clients with a wide variety of legal needs ranging from simple real estate transactions to representing an international engineering procurement company with construction projects and USAID construction projects throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Mr. Lane's commercial litigation experience includes representation of individual clients and businesses involving contract litigation, insurance litigation, construction litigation, employment litigation, mediation, arbitration, and other commercial litigation issues. He also represents physician and medical professionals and practices in subrogation and insurance billing claims.
Mr. Lane's personal injury litigation experience includes representation of injured people and their families in cases throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including but not limited to: accidental death cases, alcohol related injuries, automobile accidents, brain and head injuries, burn cases, bus accidents, construction accidents, daycare injuries, dog bite/animal cases, malpractice, motorcycle accidents, nursing home abuse cases, products liability, slip and fall cases, uninsured and underinsured automobile insurance claims, and work related injuries and workers' compensation cases.
Mr. Lane's personal injury practice is essentially limited to representing the injured party, but his past experience includes both insurance defense work (i.e., representing defendants named in personal injury and other lawsuits through the Defendants' insurance companies). Mr. Lane has and will act as "personal" counsel to individuals and businesses involved in litigation who may also be represented by defense counsel hired by an insurance company to assist in protecting assets above and beyond insurance company policy limits.
Mr. Lane has been a lifelong resident of New Jersey, having graduated from Cherry Hill High School East, in Cherry Hill, NJ. Before attending law school, Mr. Lane worked as an iron worker for Local 399 in Camden, NJ. In that capacity, he worked on many of the buildings, bridges and overpasses hanging steel in the Burlington and Camden County areas. Mr. Lane applies his experience in the construction field along with a strong work ethic to his legal practice today to pursue and protect his clients' rights. Through strong commitment, personal attention and experience, Mr. Lane strives to establish both legal and personal relationships with his clients that will hopefully last a lifetime.
- J.D., 1989, Widener University School of Law
- B.S., 1986, Business Marketing & Finance, University of Alabama
Mr. Lane is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts for New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
- American Bar Association, past member and former NJYLD State Delegate
- Camden County Bar Association
- New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly The Association of Trial Lawyers, NJ)
- New Jersey State Bar Association, former Trustee, 1977-1999
- New Jersey State Bar, Chair YLD, 1996-1997
- Tavistock Country Club, Haddonfield, New Jersey
Mr. Lane is involved in youth sports leagues, having coached in both Marlton (Evesham) and Cherry Hill Townships.