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About me

I am a founding partner of Minion & Sherman, a preeminent matrimonial and bankruptcy law firm located in West Caldwell, New Jersey.  For the last 20 years, I have dedicated my professional life to securing exemplary results for my clients with aggressive, yet practical, representation.  Let me help you today.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Family: 25%
  2. Bankruptcy: 25%
    4 years
  3. Divorce: 25%
    4 years
  4. Chapter 7: 15%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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


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  • Steven I. Greene

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Stuart for many years and have referred a number of clients to him. All of the referred clients have been very pleased with his attention to detail and thoughtful approach to their legal issues. He is a gentleman and very professional.


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Contact info

Minion & Sherman

33 Clinton Road
Suite 200
West Caldwell, NJ, 070060000


NYCurrently registered 199203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationSupreme Court of New Jersey - Office of Attorney Ethics2010
Certificate - Mediation Training: Family Law casesNew Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education2008
Certificate of MeritNew York Law School Moot Court Executive Board1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMinion & Sherman1995 - Present
AssociateLaw office of Ronald LeVine1992 - 1995
AssociateZachary S. Minion, P.A.1991 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Essex County District V-CChair2012 - Present
New Jersey Bankruptcy ProfessionalsMember2011 - Present
Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Essex County District V-CVice-Chair2011 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
NCJW Center for WomenVolunteer - Divorce/Family Law Consultations2006 - Present
Essex County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel VolunteerVolunteer2004 - Present
Passaic County Martimonial Early Settlement Panel MemberVolunteer2001 - Present
Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Essex County District V-CMember2007 - 2010
Passaic County Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2010
New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of CourtMember1995 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Philmar Jewelers, Inc. v. CirkinyanPlaintiff's Motion Denied & Complaint Dismissed
Peller v. Syracuse UniversityDebt to University Declared Dischargeable
In Re: NepilDebtor can pay foreclosure judgment through plan
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
City University of New York School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Syracuse UniversityLaw and Public Policy/MarketingBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
First Time Home Buyer's SeminarReal Estate2008
Ask A Lawyer - Buying A HomeReal Estate2004
Ask A Lawyer - Bankrutpcy/Debt ManagementBankruptcy2003
Bankruptcy in a NutshellBankruptcy1996