Joseph F. Defino

Joseph F. Defino

Location:
Freehold, New Jersey
Phone:
732-246-2112
Fax:
732-409-0350
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Custody
  • Mediation and Arbitration of Family Law Disputes
  • Condominium Law
  • Residential Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1981
  • New Jersey, 1977
  • Florida, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1983

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1977
  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1974
    • Honors: Honors in English

Published Works

  • Attorneys Fees, Law Practice Handbooks, 1996

Representative Clients

  • American Paper Warehouse and Supplies, Inc.
  • Foxborough Village Townhouse Association
  • Tinton Woods Homeowners Association
  • Marina Bay Club Condominium Association
  • Beaver Brook Run Condominium Association
  • Bayview Condominium Association

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer, Brookdale Community College, 1992 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Top Legal Mind - NJ, Inside NJ Magazine
  • Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2017
  • Top Lawyer (top 5% of legal ability of attorneys in NJ) NJ Monthly Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rotary Club of Tinton Falls, 1989 - 1992
  • NJ State Bar Association, 1977 - Present
  • Monmouth Bar Association, 1977 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Jacobowitz & Defino, Partner, 1999 - 2016