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Michael Dominick Bonfrisco

Michael Dominick Bonfrisco

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Tax

About Me

About Michael Bonfrisco


 


As the co-founder and managing partner in the New Jersey law firm of Simeone & Bonfrisco, Mr. Bonfrisco oversees a practice devoted to providing clients with the best in estate planning and administration. As an attorney in private practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Michael Bonfrisco provides extensive estate and tax planning services to individuals and businesses. His primary focus is to help clients avoid probate, protect their assets, and provide for the security of their loved ones with a well-crafted estate plan.


Michael Bonfrisco, an active member of his community, is well aware of the growing importance of estate planning, and dedicates himself to informing the public of the need for careful attention to their specific situations.


He is a frequent speaker on a variety of estate planning topics and regularly presents educational seminars for public and private sectors.


Experience


 


Mr. Bonfrisco has argued numerous cases before the NJ Supreme Court and NJ Appellate Division. His experience with estate planning and real estate foreclosures has made him a sought after authority, and he has been quoted by the Associated Press, The Press of Atlantic City, the Starr Ledger, The Courier Post, The Daily Journal of Vineland, The Bridgeton News and South Jersey News online. Mr. Bonfrisco is in his second decade of providing estate planning and probate legal services and has assisted hundreds of NJ and PA residents plan their estates.


He is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, the Camden County Bar Association - Probate & Trust committee, the Philadelphia Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is also the only selected member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys in the South Jersey area.


Mr. Bonfrisco is licensed to practice before the State Bar of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Supreme Court.


Education


 


As an undergraduate he was a Dean’s list student at Rutgers University School of Business, where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Accounting. After business school, Michael attended Widener University School of Law, graduating at the top of his class. Mr. Bonfrisco is currently attending Temple University School of Law for an advance certification in estate planning and Master of Laws in taxation.


Personal


 


Mr. Bonfrisco has resided in South Jersey or Southeast Pennsylvania for almost 25 years. He currently lives with his wife and son in Richboro, Pennsylvania just minutes from New Jersey. Michael and his family enjoy all that the Delaware valley has to offer, from summering in Ocean City to culture and cuisine in Philadelphia & New York City to hiking and camping in the Delaware River water gap.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    19 years, 500 cases
  2. Probate: 34%
    17 years
  3. Tax: 31%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Leo T. McGrath

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Michael is a talented and capable estate planning attorney. He has the experience and knowledge to solve and resolve complex as well as simple estate planning issues. I have know Michael as a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. I would not hesitate to refer a client to him for services.

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    Leo McGrath Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason C Hunter

    Michael is a great attorney. He knows the law and delivers quality estate planning services to clients. I have had the opportunity to associate with Mike on a professional level and would recommend him and the people in his office to anyone, including my own family.

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    Jason Hunter Business Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

BONFRISCO LAW

Harvard Law Building
1522 Rt 38
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

1522 Route 38
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

Simeone & Bonfrisco Llc
1522 Route 38
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199905/31/2015
NJActive199805/29/2015
GATerminated - Nonpayment of Dues199706/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2010
Top AttorneySJ Magazine2010
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2009
Top AttorneySJ Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderSimeone & Bonfrisco2004 - Present
Supervising AttorneySpear & Hoffman2000 - 2004
Contract AttorneyKING & SPALDING1988 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Estate Planning AttorneysBoard of Governors2008 - Present
Estate and Financial Planning Council of South JerseyN/A2007 - Present
Camden County Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
USDA v Barbara ScurryN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Smart Estate Planning in NJSmart Estate Planning In New Jersey2009
Smart Estate Planning in New JerseySmart Estate Planning in New Jersey2009
SJ MagazineTop Attorney's2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener UniversityLawlaw1997
Rutgers UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawEstate Planning CertificationN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Planning - Wills and TrustsWills & Trusts2009
Federal Hope For Homeowners ProgramFederal Hope for Howeowers2008