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Morton R Covitz

Morton R Covitz

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Lawsuits & Disputes, Construction & Development, Estate Planning

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1962

  1. Real Estate: 50%
    52 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Business: 25%
    52 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 10%
    36 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Estate Planning: 5%
    52 years, 700 cases
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Edelberg

    I endorse this lawyer for his professionalism, high ethical standards and quality work product.


    David Edelberg Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

400 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632



NYCurrently registered 198503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bergen County Top Lawyer201 Magazine2014
Professionalism AwardNew Jersey State Bar Association2009
Professional Lawyer of the YearBergen County Bar Associaton2009
Community Service AwardBergen County Bar Associaton2007
Lawyer Achievement AwardBergen County Bar Association1992
AV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell1990

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Secretary Dist.II Ethics CommitteesSupreme Court of New Jersey1980 - 2009
ProsecutorBorough of Northvale, NJ1973 - 1988
Borough AttorneyBorough of Bergenfield, New Jersey1972 - 1979
AttorneyBergen County Board of Vocational Education1971 - 1984
AttorneyPrivate Practice1963 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bergen County Bar AssociationCommitte Chair2004 - 2006
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A1964 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1963 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1962
Boston UniversityBusiinessBS1959