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David S Lafferty

David S Lafferty

Practice areas:

Litigation, Commercial, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Personal Injury

About Me

David S. Lafferty concentrates in the areas of commercial litigation and real estate transactions and development. Prior to establishing his own practice, he was associated with a Hackensack insurance defense and coverage firm where he gained extensive courtroom experience, including jury trials.

Mr. Lafferty was admitted to practice before the State and Federal Courts in New Jersey in 1991. He graduated from Villanova University in 1988 with a B.S. in Finance and earned his J.D. from Pace Law School in 1991, where he was a member of the Pace Environmental Law Review. Following law school, Mr. Lafferty was a law clerk to the Hon. James T. Murphy, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County.

David S. Lafferty is currently the Municipal Court Judge for the Borough of Ridgefield, N.J. and previously served as Judge for the Borough of Paramus and the Borough of Fair Lawn. Previously he served as Municipal Prosecutor for the Boroughs of New Milford, Saddle Brook, North Arlington and Paramus, and the attorney for the Ridgefield Zoning Board of Adjustment.

In 2005, he was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the District IIA (Bergen County North) Ethics Committee, and served as Chair during the 2008-2009 term.

Mr. Lafferty has served as court-appointed attorney in guardianship proceedings on numerous occasions and has been appointed as Condemnation Commissioner as part of eminent domain proceedings.

As a life-long resident of Bergen County, David S. Lafferty is active in many civic and community organizations and causes.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Commercial: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

KELLY, KELLY, MAROTTA & LAFFERTY, LLC

25 EAST SPRING VALLEY AVENUE
SUITE 320
MAYWOOD, NJ, 07607-2158

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive199105/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
JudgeFair Lawn Municipal Court2006 - Present
JudgeParamus Municipal Court2005 - Present
Law clerk to the Hon. James T. Murphy, J.S.C.Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County1991 - 1992

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
District IIA Ethics CommitteeChair2008 - 2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1988