Professor Donald R. Jason, M.D., J.D. graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1966 with a S.B. in Chemistry and from New York University School of Medicine in 1970. Prior to joining the faculty of Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 1992, he worked for 18 years as a full-time forensic pathologist; this portion of his career culminated in ten years spent as the County Medical Examiner of Atlantic County, New Jersey. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in both Anatomic and Forensic Pathology. Dr. Jason is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the National Association of Medical Examiners the Board and the American College of Legal Medicine. In addition to his academic career, Dr. Jason consults in criminal cases for both prosecution and defense and for both plaintiffs and defense in civil cases involving cause and time of death and pain and suffering.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.