Chad Sherwood

Chad Sherwood

Sole Practitioner since November 7, 2011
Pleasantville, New Jersey
Chad M Sherwood is an experienced litigation and bankruptcy attorney.  He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in both political science and philosophy from Rutgers College.  He then received his Juris Doctor with Honors at Rutgers School of Law - Camden.  While attending Rutgers School of Law - Camden, he was honored with the Corpus Juris Secundum Award in Contracts.  Mr. Sherwood served as law clerk to the Honorable Carmen H. Alvarez, Superior Court of New Jersey, Cape May County, during the 1999-2000 year, before eventually becoming an associate with the Youngblood, Lafferty & Sampoli law firm.  While there, his field of work included commercial litigation, civil litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, property rights, public trust, appellate work and collections.  On November 7, 2011, he opened the Law Office of Chad M Sherwood, LLC, where he continues to represent individuals and businesses throughout southern New Jersey.  Mr. Sherwood previously served as a Trustee of the Atlantic County Bar Association. 

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey 2013 - 2018

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1998


  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Graduated with Honors
  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Atlantic County Bar Association, Trustee, 2012 - 2018

Past Employment Positions

  • Youngblood Lafferty & Sampoli, Associate, 2001 - 2011
  • Honorable Carmen H. Alvarez, Superior Court of New Jersey, Cape May County, Law Clerk, 1999 - 2000