Dawn Van Keuren

Dawn Van Keuren

Lawnside, New Jersey

Dawn Van Keuren joined Fishman and Fishman in 2011 and focuses her practice on representing people injured in Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury cases and Worker's Compensation Claims. She enjoys a statewide practice, handling all phases of litigation. Her appellate practice recently included a decision where she successfully argued on behalf of her client to determine the jurisdiction of the Division of Workers Compensation, reversing the decision of the trial Court.

Ms. Van Keuren is a graduate of Rutgers College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Ms. Van Keuren earned her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden and presently serves as a Civil Arbitrator for the State of New Jersey, Atlantic County. She previously served as an Early Settlement Panelist in three counties. Ms. Van Keuren is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and Atlantic County Bar Association.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2011

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • All on the Job Injuries
  • Occupational Exposures
  • Neck, Back and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Amputations
  • Heart Attacks
  • Death
  • Broken Bones
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability Accidents
  • Trip and Fall Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Fractures
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • All Personal Injuries
  • Drunk Driving Defense
  • DUI
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • DWI
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Municipal Court

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988


  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • Juris Doctorate - 1983
  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1980
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Community Service Award - City of Ocean City, NJ, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Atlantic County Bar Association, Member
  • State of New Jersey, Atlantic County, Civil Arbitrator
  • Early Settlement Panelist

Past Employment Positions

  • Dawn Van Keuren, Attorney at Law, 2011
  • Goldenberg, Mackler, Mintz, Pfeffer, Bonchi & Gill, 1994 - 2011
  • Kelly, Butensky, Pepe and Van Keuren, 1984 - 1994
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Arthur J. Blake, A.J.S.C., 1983 - 1984

Pro Bono Activities

  • Fundraising - Basset Rescue