The Firm

Witham and Kozan, P.A., is a full service law firm, representing its clients through all phases of their legal claims, from intake, through investigation and "discovery," and on to settlement or litigation, if necessary. We are experienced attorneys in negotiations, and at the trial and appellate levels. We enjoy an excellent relationship with the New Jersey Workers' Compensation bench and bar. 
 
Our Rates 
Our rates our extremely favorable when compared those charged by other law firms providing similar services in the New Jersey area. We pride ourselves on providing surpassing value to our clients.  We have a skilled and dedicated staff but, at the same time, we are a smaller and streamlined firm, which allows us to operate at a lower overhead, resulting in significant cost savings to our clients.

Our Staff 
We have a knowledgeable paralegal staff capable of answering a wide range of questions, so as to economize on billable attorney time. As an additional service to our clients, we will come on-site to our clients' facilities and present a free seminar and instructional materials on the cost-efficient handling of Workers' Compensation cases in New Jersey, as well as provide our clients with periodic updates on the current status of New Jersey's Workers' Compensation law.

A Rich History
The firm was founded by Francis P. Witham, Esq., who practiced law for 42 years in New Jersey in the areas of Worker's Compensation, Insurance Defense Litigation, Real Estate, Wills, Estates, & Trusts, until his passing in December 1999. Mr. Witham established a continuing tradition of superior knowledge of Worker's Compensation law, coupled with exceptional honesty, integrity, and commitment to service. As a result, this law firm enjoys the enduring loyalty of a number of well-respected corporate and individual clients. The law firm prides itself on being 100% accessible to all our clients while providing efficient, economical, and conscientious legal representation.
   

Our Credentials

Craig Kozan, Esq., has been admitted to the bars of New Jersey, New York and the U.S. Military Court of Appeals since 1988, 1989, and 1991 respectively. After serving a one-year judicial clerkship with the Superior Court of New Jersey, Mr. Kozan concentrated in the fields of Workers' Compensation and employment law as an attorney in private practice from 1989 to 1992. Mr. Kozan then served as a Deputy Attorney General of the State of New Jersey from 1992 to 1997, defending claims against the State in the areas of both negligence and Workers' Compensation. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Kozan served as Staff Counsel for the Travelers Insurance Company, at their offices located in East Hanover, New Jersey. Mr. Kozan has also been an adjunct Professor in the Legal Studies Department at Bergen Community College since 2001.
 
Jeanmarie Witham Kozan, Esq., has been admitted to the bars of New Jersey and New York since 1990 and 1991, respectively. After serving a one-year judicial clerkship with the Superior Court of New Jersey, Ms. Kozan has concentrated in the fields of Workers' Compensation and Estate law as an attorney in private practice from 1991 to the present. Ms. Kozan is an original shareholder of the law firm of Witham & Kozan, P.A., since its inception in 1993. Ms. Kozan has also been an Adjunct Professor at Kean University, where she taught courses in Business Law. She has also been an Adjunct Professor at Bergen Community College, where she taught in the Paralegal Department, focusing on Wills, Trusts & Estate Law.

 
 
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