PROF PICRobert F. Black, Jr. is an attorney and managing partner at HANNAN & BLACK LAW GROUP. Prior to working at HANNAN & BLACK LAW GROUP, Mr. Black was an Associate Attorney at Clark Law Firm, P.C. in New Jersey, was employed by Gutman, Mintz, Baker & Sonnenfeldt, P.C. in New York, and served on the Board of Directors at the Unemployment Action Center (New York, NY). His trial experience includes indictable criminal offenses, DWI, municipal court, personal injury, employment law, and landlord-tenant disputes.

Born and raised in Monmouth County, New Jersey; Mr. Black attended The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree. While at Hofstra Law, Mr. Black served as President of the Unemployment Action Center (UAC), the largest organization in the United States devoted to the representation of unemployment insurance claimants. Prior to attending Hofstra Law, Mr. Black graduated from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science.

Mr. Black has received numerous individual accolades and has consistently been recognized for his advocacy on behalf of others. In 2014, Mr. Black was nominated for The National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 under 40” membership, which is extended to 40 Lawyers in New Jersey each year “who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40.” Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff. He has also been the recipient of several Avvo Clients’ Choice Awards and has an Avvo Rating of “Excellent”. 

Mr. Black is a member of the Monmouth County (NJ) Bar Association and the New Jersey Bar Association; he is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and has passed the New York Stat Bar Exam.

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