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Jason Stern completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland and graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1994.


Soon after starting his own practice in 1995, he began litigating cases in state and federal court. He is admitted to practice in both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and is a long-standing member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. During his prestigious career, he has been appointed and served New York as a New York Civil Court Arbitrator, Civil Court Guardian Ad Litem, New York City Administrative Law Judge, and New York City and State Impartial Hearing Officer.


As an oft-quoted expert on cutting-edge legal issues, his media appearances include the New York Times, Fox News, Good Morning America, CNN, Headline News, Wall Street Journal, ABC, US News & World Report, Bottom Line Magazine and the BBC.


Mr. Stern has received recognition for his extensive volunteer and pro bono work on behalf of the Brooklyn Bar Association and the 9/11 Victims' Assistance Program and has served his local community as a Little League Baseball Coach for the past three years.


He lives in New York with his wife and two children.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    21 years
  2. Employment: 35%
    21 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    21 years



Hourly ($400-600/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Peter John Schuyler

    I have known Jason for several years. He is a thoughtful attorney who works hard for his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him.


    Peter Schuyler Litigation Attorney
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  • Ivan Franklin Khoury

    I endorse this lawyer. Jason and I are both Criminal attorneys with backgrounds in Administrative Law. Jason is an experience and zealous advocate for his clients who posses the rare traits of hard work, integrity and a great personality. I highly recommend and endorse Mr. Stern.


    Ivan Khoury Administrative law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Jason Stern

420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 2750
New York, NY, 10520-3055


NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199507/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honor for Pro Bono Work on Behalf of 9/11 Victims Families9/11 Victims Family Center2001
Gold Award for Volunteer WorkBrooklyn Bar Association1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Jason Stern1995 - Present
Impartial Hearing OfficerNew York City Department of Education2004 - 2007
Impartial Hearing OfficerNew York State Department of Education2004 - 2008
Torts Law ProfessorGlobe Institute of Technology2003 - 2003
Administrative Law JudgeNew York City Department Of Finance2002 - 2004
Small Claims ArbitratorCivil Court Of The City Of New York2000 - 2002
General CounselEvolution Talent Agency1999 - 2000
AttorneyPrudential Securities1995 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Croton Bar AssociationPresident2013 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationJudicial Member2002 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationAttorney Member2000 - 2004
Brooklyn Bar AssociationAttorney Member1995 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People of the State of New York v. ConfidentialDismissed
Mangru et. al. v. TIAA-CREFSettled
Time Warner Cable v. Barnes et al.Settled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Maryland, College ParkCriminologyBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New York Film AcademyPitfalls in the Film Industry2002
Digital Music in the 21st CenturyDigital Music2002
Learning AnnexHow to Win Your Small Claims Court Case2001