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I have served the public as an attorney for over 25 years and continue to fight hard to get the results that my clients deserve.  My staff and I will strive to meet all of your legal needs in a cost effective and efficient manner.  Our firm is experienced enough to bring the highest level of legal expertise to your case yet small enough to give each client personal attention. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    30 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    30 years
  3. Family: 20%
    30 years
  4. Child Custody: 15%
    30 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



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  • Sachin Gupta

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian is a skilled attorney that fights hard to get results for his clients, with many years of experience and an excellent reputation. He is a consummate professional.


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  • Jeffrey Marc Bloom

    Brian is widely known and respected by both Judges and peers. He is relentless in protecting his client's rights while never wavering from being a true professional. Brian will always try to resolve a matter first, but will aggressively litigate a case when his client is not being fairly treated.


    Jeffrey Bloom Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact info

Freeman Hughes Freeman,LLC

26 Journal Square, Suite 1205
Jersey City, NJ, 07306


NYCurrently registered 198903/13/2015
DCInactive 198405/25/2015

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Admonition
    issued in NJ, 2004


    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Martindale HubbellPreeminent Client Rating2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Service as a Panelist on the Early Settlement PanelSuperior Court Family Part, Hudson County, NJ2015
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2015
Premier 100 Trial AttorneyAmerican Academy of Trial Attorneys2015
Top 3 Divorce Lawyers in Jersey City, NJThreeBestRated.com2015
Service as a Panelist on the Early Settlement PanelSuperior Court Family Part, Hudson County,NJ2014
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2014
TOP TEN DIVORCE LAW FIRMSThe Prime Buyer's Report2014
Service as a Panelist on the Early Settlement PanelSuperior Court Family Part, Hudson County, NJ2013
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Top Lawyers In New JerseyThe Legal Network2013
Client's Choice for DivorceAVVO2013
Top Divorce AttorneyAVVO2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
A + RatingBetter Business Bureau2012
Preeminent Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Featured Attorney on the siteWin Child Custody Rights.Com2011
Attorney PanelistAsk A Lawyer. Com2011
Service as a panelist on the Early Settlement PanelSuperior Court of New Jersey, Family Part, County of Hudson2011
Service as a Panelist on the Early Settlement PanelSuperior Court of New Jersey Family Part, County of Hudson2010
Certification of Family Law Mediation TrainingNJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education2010
Qualified Civil Case Mediator pursuant to R. 1:40Administrative Office of The Courts State of NJ2010
Admission to United States Supreme CourtClerk of The United States Supreme Court2010
Qualified Family Law Mediator Pursuant to R. 1:40Administrative Office of the Courts, State of New Jersey2010
Preeminent Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Certificate for Basic Civil Mediation TrainingThe New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education2009
Service as a Panelist on the Early Settlement PanelSuperior Court of New Jersey,Family Part, County of Hudson2009
Certificate of Special Congressional RecognitionUnited States Congress2001
Distinguished Man of 2001La Tribuna Newspaper2001
Meritorious Community Service HonorSeton Hall University Project 20001995
Outstanding Service AwardNew Jersey Cricket Association1994
Service AwardDivision of Youth and Family Services1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFreeman Hughes Freeman, LLC2013 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices Of Brian C. Freeman, LLC2005 - 2013
PartnerLaw Offices of Freeman and Gertner P.C.1992 - 2005
AssociateLaw Offices of Brown and Childress1990 - 1992
Deputy AttorneyNew Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety1986 - 1990
Associate General CounselNewark Housing and Redevelopment Authority1983 - 1985
Judge's Law ClerkHudson County Superior Court1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cambridge Who's WhoHonored Member2011 - Present
Hudson American Inn of CourtMaster2011 - Present
SundownersMember2010 - Present
Hudson County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeCommittee member2010 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationFamily Law Section Member2009 - Present
New Jersey Association For Justice, Incmember2002 - Present
Supreme Court Committee on Minority ConcernsCommittee Member2002 - 2004
Supreme Court Municipal Court Practice CommitteeCommittee Member2002 - 2004
Hudson County Bar AssociationTrustee2001 - Present
St. Columba Neighborhood Club De BarrioVice-Chairmen, Board of Trustees2001 - 2004
New Jersey State Bar Associationmember2000 - Present
American Bar Associationmember1990 - Present
National Association of Guardsmen, IncPast Vice President, NJ Chapter1990 - Present
Alpha Phi Alpha, Incmember1983 - Present
Garden State Bar AssociationPast President1983 - Present
National Bar AssociationLife Member1983 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mom v DadPlaintiff won the case
Tenant v Landlordplaintiff recovered her over paid rent
Mom v DadPlaintiff won
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Publication nameTitleDate
Jersey Journal NewspaperMunicipal Court Cases2006
Filipino ReporterDivorce law Basics2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Skidmore CollegeGovernment and International AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Television interviewLandlord/Tenant Law2014
businessleader spotlightDivorce law in New Jersey2013
Para-Legal trainingFamily Law2009
Radio Show " Legally Speaking "Landlord/Tenant Law2008