Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County, Inc.
PO Box 2006, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
2405 Route 66, Ocean Township, NJ 07712
(732) 556-8268 Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm
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 New Jersey licensed attorney. After completing an application, clients are interviewed by our staff for eligibility. If the problem requires litigation and the client meets the financial eligibility guidelines and the case requirements, the Director finds an attorney from the community who will represent the client on a pro bono basis. If there is another agency available to resolve their type of case, they are referred to that agency. Also, if the type of legal problem is not eligible for our services, the applicant is referred to the Monmouth Bar Association Attorney Referral Program.
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.
Excludes criminal, police matters and plaintiff suits for recovery of monies on which contingent representation would be available.
OFFICERS AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES:
Valerie Hemhauser, Esq.
Laura Wishart Dugan, President
Victoria Paone, Esq., Vice President
William Stabile, CPA, Treasurer
Tara McLernan, Esq., Secretary
F. Patrick, Accisano, Esq.
Mark T. Apostolou, Jr., Esq.
Gregory S. Baxter, Esq.
Tanis B. Deitch, Esq.
Justin English, Esq.
Paula Menar, Esq.
Elizabeth Perkins, Esq.
Charles F. Shaw, III, Esq.
Ronald Troppoli, Esq.
Adam J. Weisberg, Esq.
Lynn Staufenberg, Esq.
Frederick L. Blankenhorn, Esq.
Lynne Broza, CPA
Toby Grabelle, Esq.
I. Mark Cohen, Esq.
J. Patrick McMorrow, Esq.
F. Bradford Batcha, Esq., President, Monmouth Bar Association
TRUSTEE IN MEMORIUM:
Mrs. Walter H. Conklin
Samuel L. Epstein, Esq.
Justice Daniel J. O’Hern