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Melissa Suarez

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Marriage & Prenuptials, Employment & Labor, Estate Planning

About Me

The Law Office of M. Suarez, LLC is an intimate bilingual office, that prides itself in outstanding customer service. 


 


We offer a broad spectrum of legal services in the following practice areas: commercial and residential real estate transactions and related litigation, estate planning, business law, and matrimonial law.


 


With offices in Englewood Cliffs and Ridgewood,New Jersey, we are capable of tailoring our services to represent individuals, small to mid-size companies, and larger corporations. The firm represents clients in transactional matters, mergers, claims before federal and state courts, and various administrative agencies. 


 


We are also devoted to working with clients in developing and implementing effective policies and procedures relating to compliance, labor, and employment law


 


Ms. Suarez has experience in a variety of transactional matters including: the purchase and sale of commercial and residential properties including cooperatives, condominiums, and residential dwellings; the development of residential dwellings; negotiation of lease agreements; condemnation proceedings, representing both the condemning authority and private land owners; purchase of franchise; sale of business; and bulk transfer of business assets.


 


Ms. Suarez has been involved in a variety of commercial and employment litigation matters including defending various state and federal employment discrimination claims, and enforcement of restrictive covenants. 


 


Ms. Suarez received her Juris Doctorate degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Ms. Suarez conducted her undergraduate studies at KeanUniversity, from which she received a B.A. degree, cum laude.  


Ms. Suarez is admitted to practice inNew JerseyandNew York, and the U.S. District Court, Districts of New Jersey and Southern District of New York. 


 


Ms. Suarez was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the New Jersey District IIB Attorney Ethics Committee, for a four year term from 2007 - 2011. 



Ms. Suarez is a member of the New York Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, and Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.



Ms. Suarez is also a member of the Bergen County Bar Association, and a member of various committees including its Real Property Committee, Labor Law Committee, and Municipal Law Committee.


 


Ms. Suarez is fluent in Spanish.


 


If you would like more information about the firm and its services, please contact Melissa Suarez at (201) 569-1166, or via e-mail at suarez.law@verizon.net.


 


 


 


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Real Estate: 65%
  2. Employment & Labor: 10%
  3. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
  4. Business: 10%
  5. Estate Planning: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Roberto Cuan

    Ms. Suarez is an excellent attorney who represents her clients in a professional manner with a primary focus on the needs of each individual client. It has always been a pleasure dealing with her office.

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    Roberto Cuan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Jordan D Yuelys

    I have worked with Melissa Suarez on numerous occasions. Her legal arguments are well thought out, intelligent and too the point. She gets things done without delay. I highly recommend her.

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    Jordan Yuelys DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of M. Suarez, LLC

473 Sylvan Avenue
Second Floor
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632-2700

PO Box 5124
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200103/13/2015
NJActive199903/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Meritorious Public ServiceSupreme Court District Ethics Committee2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselFischer, Porter, Thomas and Reinfeld2009 - Present
Solo practitionerLaw Office of M. Suarez, LLC2004 - Present
AssociateJackson Lewis, LLP2003 - 2004
AssociateSchepisi & McLaughlin, PA2001 - 2003
Assistant Vice President- Legal AffairsServicio UniTeller, Inc2000 - 2001
Assistant In- House CounselTiger Schulmann's Karate1999 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Weichert Realtors, Tenafly OfficeAttorney Mentor2010 - Present
Weichert Realtors- Alpine/Closter OfficeAttorney Mentor2010 - 2010
Supreme Court District Ethics Committee (Bergen)Chair Member2007 - 2011
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar Association, Banking and Business Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar Association, Creditor/Debtor Relations CommitteeMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar Association, Labor Law CommitteeMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Kean UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts, cum laude1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Bergen County Homeownership FairFirst Time Home Buyers2010
Bergen County Homeownership FairFirst Time Home Buyers2009
Bergen County Homeownership FairFirst Time Home Buyers2008
Bergen County Homeownership FairFirst Time Home Buyers2007
NY State Society of CPAs ConferenceRestrictive Covenants2004