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In the fall of 2012 Jim opened up his own firm, Law Offices of James E. Schroeder in Egg Harbor City where he also serves as the President of the local Chamber of Commerce and holds several municipal appointments in nearby communities.  Jim worked as an associate with Long, Marmero of Woodbury from 2008 until the fall of 2012. 


Jim's clients include Municipalities, large nonprofits, Homeowners and Education Associations and other private clients.  Jim exclusively handles all short sale negotiation for a dozen chosen realtors in the Atlantic-Burlington-Camden county area.


Jim is the Prosecutor for Estell Manor and Port Republic in Atlantic County.  He is the solicitor for Deptford Township Municipal Utilities Authority and Conflict Solicitor for the Town of Hammonton and the City of Pleasantville.  Jim is the Solicitor for the Combined Land Use Boards of Estell Manor, Buena Vista Township and Egg Harbor City.


Jim is very active in the community and he serves on numerous boards and consults with not- for-profit organizations and community development projects. Jim completed the vigorous program at Duke University in Non-Profit Leadership and is employing the skills he developed to help southern New Jersey organizations increase capacity and improve the quality of life for its citizens.


Everybody can be great… because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Practice areas


  1. Government: 40%
    9 years, 200 cases
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    9 years, 200 cases
  3. Business: 10%
    9 years, 35 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    9 years, 50 cases
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 


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Contact info

Hammonton Main Office

2 Central Avenue
Suite 3
Hammonton, NJ, 08037

Egg Harbor City - By Appointment

407 Philadelphia Avenue
Egg Harbor City, NJ, 08215



NYCurrently registered 201403/07/2016
DCActive 201007/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Marshall Brennan FellowRutgers Camden Law School2006
Eagleton ScholarRutgers University2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerSchroeder Law Group2012 - Present
AssociateLong, Marmero & Associates2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlantic County Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
New Jersey Municipal Prosecutors AssociationTrustee2013 - Present
Egg Harbor Chamber of CommercePresident2011 - Present
Atlantic County Board of RealtorsMember2010 - Present
Burlington County Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2014
Camp Meeting Leaders AssociationConvener2005 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v smithPositive
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Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio State University PressReligion in Ohio: History of the Churches of Christ in Christian Union2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University, New Brunswick/PiscatawayN/ACertificate in Public Sector Labor Relations2014
Duke UniversityNonprofit LeadershipPost Grad Certificate2011
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - CamdenLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
United Theological SeminaryN/AMasters of Divinity1998
Asbury Theological SeminaryN/AMasters of Arts1997
Richard Stockton College of New JerseyN/AOther - Bachelors1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Camp Meeting Leaders ConferenceLegal Implications for the Camp Meeting2010
Board Retreat - Atlantic City Rescue MissionStrategic Planning for ACRM2010
Camp Meeting Leaders ConferenceLegal Implications for the Camp Meeting2009