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John F Newman

John F Newman

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Collection, Litigation, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

About Me

I am a Freehold-based attorney with offices in Freehold and Lake Como. My practice is focused in the field of bankruptcy.  I work with Chapter 7 Panel Trustees and also with consumers who need a fresh start. 

Call the main office phone number to arrange for a free consultation in an office nearest you.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 25%
  3. Litigation: 10%
  4. Debt Collection: 10%
  5. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 5%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jordan A Stern

    Mr. Newman is the lawyer that other lawyers, like myself, go to for advice about bankruptcy matters. He is a thorough and zealous advocate for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jordan Stern Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1 Broad Street
Suite 11
Freehold, NJ, 077280000

1800 Main Street
Lake Como, NJ





Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTrenk, DiPasquale, Webster, Della Fera & Sodono2009 - 2011
Public DefenderFreehold Borough2007 - 2008
PartnerAbilheira & Newman, PC2000 - 2009
AssociatePsak Graziano Piaseck & Whitelaw1998 - 2000
InternFederal Public Defender1997 - 1997
InternHonorable Nicholas J. Politan, U.S.D.J.1996 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Freehold Borough Arts CouncilBoard of Trustees2011 - Present
Sons of the Revolution in the State of NJCounselor2006 - 2008
Seton Hall Legislative JournalFormer Editor1997 - 1998
Bankruptcy American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
Haydn Proctor American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
Monmouth Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Phi Kappa SigmaN/AN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
McRae v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., 2 A.D.3d 419summary judgment in favor of client
BMW Fin. Servs. v. Ploetner (In re Towne, Inc.,), 2010 Bankr. LEXIS 3768remanded to state court
Sec. Ins. Co. v. Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., 314 F. Supp. 2d 201in favor of defendant's application of federal law

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Publication NameTitleDate
Seton Hall Legislative JournalLive Through This, Physician Assisted Suicide1997


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawN/AJ.D.1998
Seton Hall UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Consumer Bankruptcy 101: Practice, Petition and the PlanBankruptcy2011