Weiss & Paarz, P.C.
Serving New Jersey – Pennsylvania – Nationwide*
JULIE E. NUGENT, ESQ. is an associate with the firm licensed to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2013, Ms. Nugent received her Juris Doctor with Honors and a Certificate in Environmental Law from Widener University School of Law. Prior to joining Weiss & Paarz, Ms. Nugent served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Nelson C. Johnson, J.S.C. (ret.).
Professional Memberships & Awards
Ms. Nugent has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in the field of Medical Malpractice in 2017, 2018 and 2019. This achievement is exclusive to just 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 practicing within a state. She was also invited to join The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, a professional organization comprised of top trial lawyers from each state who are under the age of 40. Membership to this organization is by invitation only. Recently, Ms. Nugent received the Atlantic County Top 40 Under 40 Award, which is an annual award given by the Atlantic City Junior Chamber of Commerce to professionals under the age of 40 in recognition of their career and community achievements in Atlantic County.
In addition, Ms. Nugent currently serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court District I Ethics Committee. She is also the Vice Chair of the Atlantic County Judicial Candidate Review Committee, a bipartisan panel which reviews and recommends candidates for judicial and administrative appointments.
Ms. Nugent is also on the Board of Trustees for the Atlantic County Bar Association, and she is the former chair of the Young Lawyers Division. Ms. Nugent’s other professional associations include the Vincent S. Hahneman Inn of Court, for which she sits on the Program Committee; American Inns of Court; New Jersey Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; New Jersey State Bar Association; Pennsylvania State Bar Association; The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey; and American Bar Association. Ms. Nugent has also given lectures on various medical malpractice topics for the New Jersey Association and New Jersey State Bar Association.
Medical Malpractice Background & Education
Ms. Nugent graduated from Boston University School of Management with a B.S. in business administration, business law, and finance.
Immediately after college, Ms. Nugent attended Widener University School of Law on a full academic merit scholarship. While in law school, Ms. Nugent served as the Bluebook Editor of The Widener Law Review and participated in Widener’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. She also participated in Widener’s Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic, advocating on behalf of not-for-profit organizations and individuals seeking to protect the local environment, and was a contributor to The New Jersey Environmental Law Handbook (8th Ed.).
Ms. Nugent currently lives in Northfield, New Jersey, the town where she grew up, with her husband and dog, Ellie. She can often be found exploring the local farm markets, biking around town, or relaxing on the Ocean City Beach and Boardwalk with her family and friends.
While in college, Ms. Nugent served as a volunteer at the Boston Marathon, was a student-organizer for Relay for Life, and volunteered at the local animal shelter.Through her involvement with the ACBA and Young Lawyers Division, Ms. Nugent has also helped plan, organize and sponsor numerous community outreach programs that benefit underprivileged students and families in Atlantic County. Additionally, Ms. Nugent sits on the Gilda’s Club South Jersey Events Committee, helping to raise funds for patients and families whose lives have been impacted by cancer.
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*The firm handles cases in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. For cases outside those states, Weiss & Paarz works with local attorneys in the state where the medical care took place, at no additional cost to the client.