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Paul Andrew De Sarno

Paul Andrew De Sarno

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Divorce & Separation, Bankruptcy & Debt, Criminal Defense, Wills & Living Wills, Personal Injury

About Me

Engaged in the general practice of the law in my home town of Sayreville NJ I have been able to successfully represent a large number of clients in wide range of legal matters, in most counties of the State.   Currently I am engaged in litigation in several Counties including Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer, Sommerset, and Ocean.  The Major components of my practice include Divorce, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense in both the Superior and Municipal Courts and Litigation of many diverse kinds.  I am currently the Municipal Public Defender for the Borough of Sayreville.


I am Married with three children and am active as a leader in Boy Scouts, My Church, the Lions Club and my childrens activities.  I am an elected member of the Middlesex County Democratic Committee from the third district of Sayreville.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    30 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    30 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 14%
    30 years, 1.4 thousand cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 13%
    30 years, 1.3 thousand cases
  5. Other: 13%
  6. More 



Hourly ($225-325/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Christian K. Lassen II

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


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

207 Washington Road
Sayreville, NJ, 08872



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Distinguished Public Service AwardBorough of Sayreville1999
Legal Services Gerater Justice for the PoorMiddlesex County Bar Association1995
President's Appreciation AwardLion's Club1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalPaul A. De Sarno, Esq. Attorney-at-Law2000 - Present
PartnerDe Sarno & De Sarno Attorneys at Law1997 - 1999
PartnerTestino & De Sarno, Attorneys at Law1992 - 1994
Senior Litigation AssociateToolan, Abbot, & Domenichetti Law Firm1988 - 1991
AssociateLaw Offices of Walter R. Bliss1985 - 1987
Law Clerk to Judges Longhi and HardingMiddlesex County Courts1984 - 1985

Association NamePosition NameDuration

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Gettysburg CollegeSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Saint Joseph's High School, Metuchen, NJN/AN/A1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Planning SeminarWills and Living Wills2007