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Carmine LoFaro

also known as Carmine Lo Faro, Carmine Lofaro

About me

     I am the senior partner of LoFaro & Reiser, LLP, a full-service firm serving the legal needs of a diverse clientele, ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies.  My practice is broad and diverse, with over 20 years of expertise in criminal and DWI defense, business litigation, commercial transactions, contract law, estate litigation and real estate transactions.  I am recognized by my clients and colleagues for combining exceptional legal skills and sound, practical judgment, with a professional and collegial demeanor.  My philosophy is simple--provide each client, regardless of how small or large, with honest, first-rate legal representation in the most cost-effective manner possible.


Languages spoken: Italian

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. LoFaro. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


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  • Samildre R. Perez

    I endorse this lawyer. He has great command of legal field he practices and is highly respected in the community.


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Contact info

LoFaro & Reiser, LLP

20 Court Street
Suite 4
Hackensack, NJ, 07601


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2015
Best Law FirmsU.S. News & World Report2014
AV Preeminent® RatingMartindale-Hubbell/Lawyers.com2014
Bergen County's Best Lawyers201 Magazine2014
Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2014
New Jersey Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial AttorneysThe National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Bergen County's Best Lawyers201 Magazine2013
AV Preeminent® RatingMartindale-Hubbell/Lawyers.com2013
Super Lawyers-National Business EditionSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
New Jersey Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2012
Super Lawyers-National Business EditionSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super Lawyers-Corporate CounselSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Bergen County's Best Lawyers201 Magazine2011
New Jersey Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2011
New Jersey SuperLawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2010
Super Lawyers-Corporate CounselSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Best of New Jersey-Award of ExcellenceThe Italian Tribune2008
New Jersey Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2007
New Jersey Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2006
New Jersey Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerLoFaro & Reiser, LLP1997 - Present
Managing PartnerKalebic & LoFaro, P.C.1993 - 1996
Senior AssociateLeanza, Agrapidis & Kalebic, P.C.1990 - 1992
Judicial Law ClerkHonorable Alvin Weiss, Superior Court of New Jersey1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of CourtMember1990 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Law TodayExpungement of Your Criminal Record in New Jersey2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Manhattan CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ameriprise FinancialReal Estate Tax Appeals2011