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  1. Family: 75%
    29 years
  2. Estate Planning: 15%
    29 years
  3. Adoption: 10%
    29 years

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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Law Offices of Cynthia A. Cappell, LLC

21 Main St
Court Plaza South - East Wing
Hackensack, NJ, 07601


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Arthur H. Miller Board Leadership AwardLegal Services of New Jersey2014
Prop Bono AwardBergen County Legal ServicesN/A
CommendationBergen County Commission on the Status of WomenN/A
CommendationBergen County Board of FreeholdersN/A
CommondationCounty of Bergen - Advisory CouncilN/A
Certificate of Appreciation of ServiceWomen Lawyers In BergenN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole PractitionerLaw Offices of Cynthia A. Cappell, LLC2008 - Present
Managing PartnerThurber Cappell, LLC1999 - 2008
Sole PractitionerLaw Offices of Cynthia A. Cappell, LLC1992 - 1999
AssociateSokol, Behot & Fiorenzo1987 - 1992
ClerkHon. Sybil R. Moses, A.J.S.C1987 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Supreme Court Professional Rules and Responsibility CommitteeMember2005 - Present
County of BergenSpecial Assistant County Counsel2002 - Present
New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Attorney AdvertisingChair2001 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationTrustee1998 - Present
New Jersey Board of Bar ExaminersReader1993 - 2000
New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics CommitteeChair1992 - 1996
Legal Services CorporationVice Chair1991 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Women Lawyers in BergenPast PresidentN/A
New Jersey Women Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Alternatives to Domestic Violence Advisory BoardBoard MemberN/A
Women's Rights Information CenterTrusteeN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/AN/A
Bergen County Senior Services Advisory CommitteeN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Griffith v. Tressel394 N.J.Super. 128, N.J.Super.A.D.,2007.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkN/AJ.D.1986
Ramapo CollegeHistory & Metropolitan StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1983