James A. Abate

Practice areas:
DUI and DWI, Criminal defense, Domestic violence


Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Cranford Office

20 Commerce Drive
Suite 135
Cranford, NJ, 07016

NJ Active 2002 06/25/2016
NY Delinquent 2000 03/07/2016

Client’s Choice AVVO 2015
Clients Choice AVVO 2014
Best of New Jersey The Italian Voice 2014
Clients Choice AVVO 2013
Richardson Scholar Brooklyn Law School 1999
Trial Advocacy Award Federal Bar Council 1999
Civil Procedure American Jurisprudence 1999
Legal Writting American Jurisprudence 1999
Constitutional Law American Jurisprudence 1999
Moot Court Cornelius T. Wickersham Award N/A
Scholarship Ruth Markoff Award N/A

Work experience
Owner Law Offices of James A. Abate 2008 – Present
Of Counsel Post Polak Goodsell MacNeill & Strauchler 2005 – 2007
Of Counsel Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP 2005 – 2008
Senior Associate Clausen Miller, PC 2001 – 2005
Associate Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP 1999 – 2001
Extern United States Attorneys Office Eastern District Of New York 1998 – 1999
Judicial Extern The Honorable David Trager, U.S. District Court Judge at United States District Court, Eastern District of New York 1998 – 1999

Brooklyn Law School Law JD – Juris Doctor 1999
City University of New York, Brooklyn College Theatre B.F.A 1996

Speaking engagements
Vincent J Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition Judge 2016
Subcommittee on Judicial Independence The Playbook for Patronage 2016
Law Day Community Forum Domestic Violence 2016
Vincent J. Apruzzee Mock Trial Competition Judge 2015
Litigation Techniques Conference Litigation Techniques 2007

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