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John P Fazzio III
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John Fazzio’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • Mack Cali Realty, LP v. Dir., Div. of Tax (Tax Ct. of N.J. No. 37-2008)

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Date:
    Oct 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    Victory.
    Description:
    http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/taxcourt/0037-08opn.pdf. Fought the Division of Taxation on a real estate tax that was imposed despite the fact that the State was not entitled to the revenues by statute. Lead attorney Mark Follender (of Scarinci Hollenbeck) and I prevailed and the Judge determined the tax was not due.
  • State v. Ceasar (Ind. No.:10-10-01710)(Jersey City Superior Court, Criminal Division)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 09, 2011
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    Criminal matter in which my client was accused of stealing an automobile. The case was tried to conclusion before a jury and the jury returned a "Not Guilty" verdict.
  • Forestal Guarani, S.A. v. Daros Int'l Inc. (03-cv-4821)(Dist. of New Jersey)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Outcome:
    Pending
    Description:
    Breach of contract action by an Argentiniean manufacturer against a New Jersey purchaser of timber products.
  • Franklin et al v. DD172, LLC/BluRoc Records et al (1:12-cv-01661)(SDNY)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    Pending - Southern District of New York
    Description:
    Dispute between an artist and his record company. I represent the record company. The artist defected from the record company to sign a deal with a major label, in violation of his deal with the record company. Then the artist sued the record company over rights to an album due to be released by the record company. The record company counter-sued because the artist violated his partnership duties and breached his contract with the record company.
  • Walker, Jr v. Carter et al (1:12-cv-05384)(SDNY)

    Practice Area:
    Entertainment
    Date:
    Jul 12, 2012
    Outcome:
    Pending
    Description:
    Lawsuit against the founders of Roc-a-Fella Records by an individual who claims to be owed millions of dollars for designing the Roc-a-Fella Logo.
  • Turamerica, Inc. v. Willis et al (1:11-cv-07156)(SDNY)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Oct 12, 2011
    Outcome:
    Pending - Southern District of New York
    Description:
    Copyright infringement lawsuit revolving around the alleged use of samples by a record company without receiving prior clearances.
  • NYCTL 2010-A Trust vs. Najjar Family Ltd (13306/2011)(Brooklyn Civil Supreme)

    Practice Area:
    Foreclosure
    Date:
    Mar 05, 2012
    Outcome:
    Pending - Brooklyn Civil Supreme
    Description:
    Defending against the attempted foreclosure of a City Water Lien issued for ten times the actual water charges used.
  • Zottarelli v. Butrico (C-269-11)(Bergen County Chancery Court--NJ)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jul 04, 2011
    Outcome:
    Pending - NJ Chancery Division
    Description:
    Partition action between co-tenants who own a NJ home together. The co-tenant in possession allegedly diminished the property value. Both parties sought a sale and a judicial determination of rights upon a sale. Case was tried to conclusion in a bench trial. The parties await a decision.
  • Bessonov v. Costco Wholesale Corp. (1:12-cv-487)(EDNY).

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Feb 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Pending - Eastern District of New York
    Description:
    Case where a member of Costco fell due to the store's failure to put down protective matting by the entryway during a winter storm.