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Joseph L. Youngblood, Jr.

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Email: jyoungblood@ylslegal.com
Direct Dial: (609) 601-6602

Education
J.D., Cornell University School of Law, 1971
A.B., Fordham University, with honors, 1968

Bar & Court Admissions
New Jersey – Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the
New Jersey Supreme Court (1985-1999)
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships/Affiliations
Atlantic County Bar Association
Member Judicial Selection Committee, 1980-81, 1984-86
Chairman of Press and Public Relations Committee, 1985-86
New Jersey State Bar Association
Alternate Delegate for Atlantic County, 1983-87
American Bar Association
American Arbitration Association
American Judicature Society
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
New Jersey Institute of Municipal Attorneys
New Jersey Defense Association
Trial Attorneys of New Jersey

Practice Areas
General Litigation
Municipal Law
Estate Planning, Elder Law and Probate
Mediation
Commercial Law and Business Transactions
Real Estate Transactions

Biography
Mr. Youngblood is the President of the Firm’s Board of Directors and has been a member of the Firm since his admission to the Bar in 1971. He currently serves as Managing Partner of the law firm.

Mr. Youngblood commenced his legal career in the area of civil litigation. He handled numerous complex litigated matters and was recognized by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney from 1985 through 1998. Currently, his practice is concentrated in the areas of commercial law, municipal law, estate planning and probate and mediation. He has served as the City Solicitor for the City of Linwood since 1978 and has achieved a considerable degree of expertise in a variety of issues related to municipal law.

Mr. Youngblood serves as the Chairman of the firm’s estate planning and probate division. He has a substantial amount of experience in estate planning, asset protection, wealth preservation and in the administration of trusts and estates on behalf of both fiduciaries and beneficiaries. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and counsels clients on elder law and Medicaid issues. He has represented clients in numerous complex, litigated estate matters as well as will contests.

Mr. Youngblood also represents many clients in a variety of matters related to general business, real estate and commercial transactions. He is a member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators and serves as a mediator in litigated cases involving both personal injury and commercial disputes. His numerous successes have resulted in his selection as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 2006 by Law and Politics Magazine.

Mr. Youngblood formerly served as a Board Member of Atlanticare Behavioral Health and has also served as their solicitor. He was a member of the District One Ethics Committee and has been actively involved in the community in numerous charitable and civic endeavors.

 

 
 

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