Areas of Expertise

Experienced in civil, criminal and matrimonial trial work, governmental regulations, mediation and arbitration.

Summary of Qualifications

Mr. Cherry was a Nursing Home Administrator for more than thirty years. He owned and operated the CHERRY NURSING HOME, INC., in Montclair, New Jersey, a licensed skilled nursing facility.

Mr. Cherry has experience in the use of governmental regulations, inspections-including OBRA, HCFA (now CMS), licensure and other nursing home situations, including staffing and requirements.

Mr. Cherry has practiced law since May of 1967. His experience includes civil, criminal and matrimonial trial work. He has been retained as an expert witness in nursing home matters.

Mr. Cherry was the owner/operator of ARKADEE, INC., Totowa, New Jersey, which was a paralegal school from 1975 to 1995.

Mr. Cherry lectured with the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, instructing newly licensed attorneys in trial work. He was a mediator, conciliator and arbitrator with the Department of the Public Advocate (a non-paid pro bono position), and an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.

From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Cherry was a radio talk show host for a program known as “The Law and You”, which aired at various times on WERA, WEVD (New York), WJNN and WCZT. The program was a “call-in” program.

Mr. Cherry has taught and conducted several courses for accreditation of Nursing Home Administrators in various locations in the State of New Jersey.


Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Degree:1956

Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ
Juris Doctor, Degree: 1967


Licensed to Practice Law since May 3, 1967
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