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2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison NJ 08817
732-572-0500
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Akhila Naik, Esq

Attorney Staff at Kenneth Vercammen's Law Office

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Akhila Naik, Esq.  Of Counsel

EXPERIENCE:

Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen and Associates., Edison, NJ

May 2003 - Present    Of Counsel Trial Attorney: Handle criminal and municipal court matters in Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset Counties.  Experience in preparation and execution of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Guardianships.  Assist in trial preparation of cases involving estate distribution in Probate Court and personal injury.

Teleinterpreters Inc., Glendale, CA

Nov. 2002 - Present    Interpreter:  Languages (Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Tulu) Offer online interpretation service to non-English speakers throughout the world on various matters such as initial police custody and interrogation, insurance claims, 911 calls, social security offices, emergency room situations, hospital clinic calls and customer service calls.

Main Street Legal Services, Elder Law Clinic, Queens, NY

July 2001- Jan. 2002 Law Intern:  Served under a student practice order from Queens Surrogates Court.  Involved in all phases of preparation of Article 81 Guardianship for an Alleged Incapacitated Person.  Handled cases involving estate planning, transfer from nursing home, foreclosure proceedings, intestate distribution of assets and Wills.

The Legal Aid Society, New York, NY

Summer 2001 Summer Intern:   Civil Division Worked with clients of the Lower Manhattan Neighborhood Office on landlord tenant issues in Housing Court.  Testified and formulated trial exhibits for a federal class action in which the Civil Appeals and Law Reform Unit challenged NYCHAs policy that excluded Section 8 applicants.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York, NY

Summer 2000 Summer Intern:    Asbestos Litigation Task Force Involved in all phases of expert discovery in a large property damage insurance lawsuit, including deposition preparation, defense of the Port Authority experts and drafting of discovery of defense expert reports.  Prepared trial exhibits and expert reports.

Counterpoint Language Consultants, Bridgewater, NJ

1998-1999 Cross Cultural Consultant: Researched and implemented Cross-cultural training programs for executives of private and public firms.  Coordinated translations and interpretations for Fortune 500 companies. Interpreter and translator for court cases.  Taught English to non-native speakers.       

University Of Bombay, Ruia College, India

1994 -1997 Lecturer:    Taught English Literature and Grammar to undergraduate students. Class size varied from 60 ñ 80 students per lecture. Assessed State Level Board Examination papers.

SNDT University, Bombay, India

1994 -1997 Adjunct Lecturer:  Taught Graduate students 18th and 19th century English Prose and Poetry. Taught postgraduates Contemporary Indian Literature.

Travel Magazine, Bombay, India

1992-1994 Assistant Editor and Freelance Writer Wrote articles exclusively devoted to travel and edited articles submitted for publication in the bi-monthly magazine.  Responsible for the format and advertising, team supervision and travel co-ordination details.

     bar: Admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey   May 2003

EDUCATION:

City University of New York School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2002

S.N.D.T University, India, M.Phil. in English, 1996

University of Bombay, India, M.A. in English, 1994

University of Bombay, India, B.A. in English, 1992

HONORS:

LSPIN Revson Fellow, 2002

Best Team Award: Moot Court, 2000

CERTIFICATES:     Court Evaluator for Article 81 proceedings- New York City Lawyers Association, 2002 Mediation Training for Law Practice, 2001

ACTIVITIES:

Indo - American Law Association, CUNY School of Law

2001-2002 President:    Organized community outreach programs and fund raising events. MANAVI, Shelter for South Asian Battered Women, NJ

1998-1999 Volunteer:    Taught survival skills to battered women and held English language classes at the shelter.    Literacy Mission of America, Piscataway, NJ

 1998-1999 Volunteer:    Taught English to multi-ethnic groups.  Students ranged in age, educational backgrounds and experience.  Each class comprised of 15-20 students. Parents Anonymous of NJ, Inc., Princeton, NJ

1998-1999 Volunteer:    Answered distress calls concerning abused children and violent parents.

LANGUAGES: Hindi, Marathi, Tulu, Kannada, Malayalam.

PERSONAL:          Traveling, hiking, camping, spelunking, photography, theatre, pottery, painting and Bharatnatyam (Indian classical dance).


Kenneth Vercammen was the Middlesex County Bar Municipal Court Attorney of the Year
   
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Kenneth Vercammen is the Managing Attorney at Kenneth Vercammen & Associates in Edison, NJ. He is a New Jersey trial attorney has devoted a substantial portion of his professional time to the preparation and trial of litigated matters. He has appeared in Courts throughout New Jersey each week for litigation and contested Probate hearings.

Mr. Vercammen has published over 125 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on elder law, probate and litigation topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation issues for the American Bar Association, NJ ICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published in noted publications included New Jersey Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, and New Jersey Lawyer.

He is chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American Bar Association General Practice Division. He is also Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter and also the Criminal Law Committee newsletter. Mr. Vercammen is a recipient of the NJSBA- YLD Service to the Bar Award. And past Winner "General Practice Attorney of the Year" from the NJ State Bar Association. He is a 22 year active member of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the ABA Real Property, Probate & Trust Section.

He established the NJlaws website which includes many articles on Elder Law. Mr. Vercammen received his B.S., cum laude, from the University of Scranton and his J.D. from Widener/Delaware Law School, where he was the Case Note Editor of the Delaware Law Forum, a member of the Law Review and the winner of the Delaware Trial Competition.

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE

Edison Adult School -Wills, Elder Law & Probate- 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 [inc Edison TV], 2001, 2000,1999,1998,1997
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association Miami 2007
Elder Law Practice, New Ethical Ideas to Improve Your Practice by Giving Clients What They Want and Need American Bar Association Hawaii 2006
South Plainfield Seniors- New Probate Law 2005, East Brunswick Seniors- New Probate Law 2005
Old Bridge AARP 2002; Guardian Angeles/ Edison 2002; St. Cecilia/ Woodbridge Seniors 2002;
East Brunswick/ Halls Corner 2002;
Linden AARP 2002
Woodbridge Adult School -Wills and Estate Administration -2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996
Woodbridge Housing 2001; Metuchen Seniors & Metuchen TV 2001; Frigidare/ Local 401 Edison 2001; Chelsea/ East Brunswick 2001, Village Court/ Edison 2001; Old Bridge Rotary 2001; Sacred Heart/ South Amboy 2001; Livingston Manor/ New Brunswick 2001; Sunrise East Brunswick 2001; Strawberry Hill/ Woodbridge 2001;
Wills and Elder Law - Metuchen Adult School 1999,1997,1996,1995,1994,1993
Clara Barton Senior Citizens- Wills & Elder Law-Edison 2002, 1995
AARP Participating Attorney in Legal Plan for NJ AARP members 1999-2005

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