About

Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County, Inc.
PO Box 2006, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
2407 Route 66, Ocean Township, NJ 07712
(732) 869-5619  Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm

 

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The Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County provides appropriate pro bono representation to indigent Monmouth County residents who meet our eligibility guidelines.

The Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County, Inc. has a part-time Director who is a NJ attorney. After completing an application, clients are interviewed. If there is an agency available to resolve their type of case, they are referred to that agency. If the problem requires litigation and the client meets the financial eligibility guidelines and the case requirements, the Director finds an attorney who will represent the client on a pro bono basis.

The Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County represents only residents of Monmouth County, NJ who have cases in Monmouth County.

Types of Cases Considered:

Civil cases with a trial location in Monmouth County where the value of the case exceeds $1,000 and the client is the defendant.

Bankruptcy – If Conflict of Interest From Ocean Monmouth Legal Services.

Landlord/Tenant Matters

Divorce

Child Custody

Child Support

Child Visitation

Excludes criminal, police matters and plaintiff suits for recovery of monies on which contingent representation would be available.

OFFICERS AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Valerie Hemhauser, Esq.

OFFICERS
Mark T. Apostolou, Jr., Esq., President

Thomas Ehrlich, Esq., Vice President

William Stabile, CPA, Treasurer

Beth Ulrich, Secretary

TRUSTEES:
Amy Altenhaus, Ph.D.

Gregory S. Baxter, Esq.

Corinne Campi, Esq.

Tanis B. Deitch, Esq.

Richard Lomurro, Esq.

Thomas Martin, Esq.

Allison McGoughran

Tara McLernan, Esq.

Cassie Murphy, Esq.

Bonnie S. Preston

Jason Saad, Esq.

Jason Sena, Esq.

Charles F. Shaw, III, Esq.

Ronald Troppoli, Esq.

LIFE TRUSTEES
Frederick L. Blankenhorn, Esq.
Lynne Broza, CPA
I. Mark Cohen, Esq.
Toby Grabelle, Esq.

ADVISORY TRUSTEES:
J. Patrick McMorrow, Esq.

Lynn Staufenberg, Esq.

Laura Wishart Dugan, Esq.

TRUSTEE EX-OFFICIO:
Brian Ansell, Esq., President, Monmouth Bar Association

TRUSTEE IN MEMORIUM:
Mrs. Walter H. Conklin
Samuel L. Epstein, Esq.
Justice Daniel J. O’Hern