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James David de Stefano

James David de Stefano

Practice areas:

Litigation, Foreclosure, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

James de Stefano

About Me

James de Stefano ia an associate at Rubenstein, Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli,Conte & Bern, P.A., He concentrates his practice on civil litigation, tenancy matters, commercial and residential real estate as well as foreclosures.

Since being admitted to practice law in 2011, James has first-chaired over thirty (30) bench trials in the Superior Court, Special Civil Part. He has appeared in almost every county within New Jersey and has regularly appeared in Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Hudson County. Moreover, in May 2013, he attended the Houston Family Law Trial Institute at the South Texas College of Law reinforcing his trial skills. He currently serves on the Montclair State Paralegal Advisory Board.

A niche area wherein James focuses is residential foreclosure matters. He has helped numerous families in New Jersey keep their homes and/or avoid deficiency judgments by working with lenders in reaching settlement through loan modifications, short sales and/or by transferring a deed in lieu of foreclosure.

James attended Montclair State, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in History with minors in both Pre-Law and Paralegal Studies. He graduated Cum Laude as well as earning the Highest GPA in the Paralegal Studies minor. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Pace University School of Law. While earning his legal degree, James interned at the Bergen County Justice Center for the Honorable Lisa Perez Friscia and the late Honorable Deborah Ustas. James is admitted to the Bars of the State of New Jersey and the District Court of New Jersey.

Bar Admissions:


New Jersey




J.D., Pace School of Law, 2010


B.A., Montclair State University, 2007


Court Admissions:


U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


Professional Associations and Memberships:


New Jersey State Bar Association


Past Employment Positions:

Law Offices of Neal H. Flaster, LLC, 2014

Law Offices of Michael Lupolover, P.C., 2013-2014 

Charles Michael Damian, LLC, 2011-2012

Newark Re-Entry Legal Services, 2010-2011


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Foreclosure: 20%
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Simone Bertollini

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked with James on several different matters. He is very knowledgeable of the law, and always provided me with excellent, practical advice.


    Simone Bertollini Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Angelo Jamie Vasquez

    I endorse this lawyer. James is a true professional in every sense of the word. His dedication to the job and his commitment to reaching an amicable resolution for his clients is what truly sets him apart in the legal community.


    Angelo Vasquez
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Rubensten, Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli, Conte & Bern, P.A.

1 Paragon Drive.
Suite 240
Montvale, NJ, 07645



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Charles Michael Damian, Esq.2011 - 2012
Law ClerkRelese2010 - 2011

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterN/AAttended Houston Family Trial Institute2013
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Montclair State UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2007