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We would also like to point out this month marks the 10 year anniversary of the firm. We are proud of the manner in which we have grown, provided services and are grateful for the opportunities afforded to us by so many of our fine clients. At the same time we acknowledge the significant contributions of our attorneys and staff, many of whom you work with on a routine basis. Sincerely,
Robert M. Cavalier,
New Jersey Real Estate Lawyer Liable in Client's Mortgage Scam
(Plus: Update on Fee-Shifting in New Jersey Legal Malpractice Cases)
By: Matthew S. Marrone
In what is believed to be the first ruling of its kind in New Jersey, a bankruptcy court judge has held a real estate lawyer liable for nearly $700,000, plus punitive damages and legal fees, for his role in a client's mortgage foreclosure rescue scam. Full Story