Raymond P. Shebell, Sr. is a passionate advocate who has dedicated his life to fighting for people who have been injured, harmed or wronged. He has followed in the footsteps of his father and brother, a judge who served on the Appellate Division of the Superior Court for over fifteen years, occasionally serving temporary appointments on the New Jersey Supreme Court. Currently, Raymond Shebell works along side his nephew as they continue the family’s mission of getting justice for those who have been wronged.
Raymond Shebell is active in many professional associations, where he contributes his vast knowledge of Workers’ Compensation law and serves as a mentor to newer attorneys. Some of the many associations he has served include the Workers’ Compensation Committee, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Society of Law and Medicine, the American Judges Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the New Jersey Institute of Municipal Attorneys, The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce (President 1982-1983), the Monmouth Bar Association (Chairman 1982-1985), and National Trial Lawyers Top 100.
Raymond Shebell has always been committed to serving the community where he was raised. He started his career as an Assistant Attorney for the City of Asbury Park. He was then appointed as Municipal Court Judge for the City of Asbury Park, as well as Bradley Beach and Neptune Township. He has also served as Special Counsel and City Attorney for the City of Asbury Park. His extensive record of public service has given him valuable perspective as a plaintiff’s attorney. He is intimately familiar with all aspects of New Jersey’s legal system, which enables him to develop extremely effective legal strategies for his clients.
Currently, Raymond Shebell is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Tax Court. A true trial lawyer, Raymond Shebell is known among his peers as a formidable cross-examiner, particularly with medical witnesses. He thrives in the high-pressure environment of the courtroom, and never loses sight of why he practices law—to get justice for his clients.
Widely respected as New Jersey’s top Workers’ Compensation lawyer, Raymond Shebell has been honored as a New Jersey Super Lawyer, an elite group of attorneys known for their professional excellence. He has also been named a Best Lawyer in America (2006-2014), and was listed in the Who’s Who Global Directory (2008-2014).