Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County, Inc.
PO Box 2006, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
2407 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 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.
Thomas Ehrlich, Esq., President
Laura Wishart Dugan, Vice President
William Stabile, CPA, Treasurer
Tara McLernan, Esq., Secretary
Amy Altenhaus, Ph.D.
Mark T. Apostolou, Jr., Esq.
Gregory S. Baxter, Esq.
Sabrina L. Blasi, Esq.
Wendy M. Crowther, Esq.
Tanis B. Deitch, Esq.
Victoria Paone, Esq.
Bonnie S. Preston
Jason Sena, Esq.
Charles F. Shaw, III, Esq.
Ronald Troppoli, Esq.
Adam J. Weisberg, Esq.
Frederick L. Blankenhorn, Esq.
Lynne Broza, CPA
I. Mark Cohen, Esq.
Toby Grabelle, Esq.
Lynn Staufenberg, Esq.
J. Patrick McMorrow, Esq.
Joyce Raspa, R.A., Esq.
Christine Giordano Hanlon, Esq., President, Monmouth Bar Association
TRUSTEE IN MEMORIUM:
Mrs. Walter H. Conklin
Samuel L. Epstein, Esq.
Justice Daniel J. O’Hern