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  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
    33 years
  2. Business: 20%
    33 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    33 years
  4. Elder Law: 10%
    33 years



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  • Thomas G. Egner

    I endorse this lawyer. John is a dedicated attorney and trustee and always does a professional job in every matter he approaches. His bankruptcy skills are superior and his work is outstanding. He always goes far beyond what is expected in his representation of clients and I would highly recommend his office for anyone considering retaining him.


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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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Contact info

John W. Hargrave & Associates

117 Clements Bridge Road
Barrington, NJ, 08007-1803



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Admonition
    issued in NJ, 2012


    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Lawyer of the YearNew Jersey Bar Association2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Lead attorneyJohn W. Hargrave & Associates1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Bankruptcy Trustee AssociationPresident2005 - 2006
New Jersey Bankruptcy Trustee AssociationPresident1996 - 1997
New Jersey Panel of Bankruptcy TrusteesMember1985 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy TrusteesMember1985 - Present
Haddonfield Juvenile Conference CommitteeChairman1983 - 1983
Haddonfield Juvenile Conference CommitteeMember1978 - 1988
Camden County Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer FoundationTrusteeN/A
Inns of CourtMasterN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
US News & World ReportAre you too broke to go bankrupt?2012
MSN Business12 Myths About Bankruptcy2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Rider CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2012 Pro Bono ConferenceSolo Practioners and Pro Bono Service2013
Bet You Didn't Know SeminarsWiping Out Income tax debts in a bankruptcy case2012
Line by Line WorkshopChapter 7 & & 13 Bankruptcy2011