Assistant Professor of Paralegal & Legal Assistant Studies
Phone: ext. 2315
Email: berminghamj@centenaryuniversity.edu

Academic Accomplishments

J.D., Catholic University Columbus School of Law

M.B.A., Concentration in Criminal Justice, Saint Leo University

B.S., Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

Biography

Professor Bermingham teaches courses in constitutional law, government, business law, and various health law (among others). In 2016, Professor Bermingham joined the full-time faculty during the launch of Centenary’s Paralegal & Legal Assistant Studies program. Professor Bermingham received his Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies at Arizona State University, his MBA with a Concentration in Criminal Justice at Saint Leo University in Florida, and his Juris Doctor at Catholic University in Washington, DC.

In 2013, Professor Bermingham received Centenary’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) Adjunct Excellence Award, which was voted on by students in the SPS program. He also received the Adjunct Professor of the Year award from Kaplan University in 2015. He has created curriculums for courses in Health Care Legislation and Regulation; Legal Method and Process; and Organization and Function of State Government at Kaplan University, and he created the curriculum for a course in Personnel Law and Ethics at Saint Leo University.

Professor Bermingham is admitted to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and all other state courts of New Jersey, and he is admitted to the District Court for the Federal District of New Jersey. He maintains his own law practice where he provides pro-bono legal services for the disadvantaged and elderly. He has published articles for the National Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals (NALA) and worked on their examination questions for paralegals.

Professor Bermingham currently serves as an elected member of Upper Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania Board of Supervisors, where he serves as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors (for the 2016- 2022 term).