James J. Sexton was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and raised in Rockland County, New York. In additional to his legal practice, James has taught undergraduate courses in Conflict Resolution, Ethics, Propaganda and Public Speaking at a number of colleges and universities including NYU and Ramapo College of New Jersey. His research, essays and poetry have been published in such varied media as People Magazine, ETC: The Journal of General Semantics and Tricycle : The Buddhist Quarterly.
In his limited free time is an active mixed martial artist and began studying Okinawan Goju Ryu karate at the age of nine. He currently trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Marcelo Garcia Academy) and frequently competes in amateur grappling and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting.
James has two teenage sons and resides in Manhattan.
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Jim Sexton is one of the most aggressive, well prepared, zealous advocates that I have encountered in the Courtroom. As a fellow attorney, I can also say that Jim will always demonstrate the highest level of ethics and decorum even while fighting tooth and nail to advance his client’s goal. For these reasons, I endorse him without reservation.
Anita Mignone-Lazaro Immigration Attorney
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I have known Jim since he was an associate at one of the major firms in Rockland. He is one of the most able and competent lawyers I know. He is very well versed in the areas of law which make up his practice, is very professional and always has his client's interests as his major priority.
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|NJ||Administrative - Not authorized to practice||2001||06/25/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer||New York Magazine||2015|
|Top 10 New Jersey Matrimonial and Divorce Lawyer under 45||Ten Leaders||2009|
|"Forty Under Forty"||Rockland Business Association||2003|
|Founding Partner||Law Offices of James J. Sexton, PC||2001 - Present|
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|Association of Family and Conciliation Courts||Member||2004 - Present|
|Rockland County Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2001 - Present|
|Law Guardian Panel||Member||2001 - Present|
|M.K. v. A.K.||Record setting counsel fee award.|
|S.C. v. H.B.||Motion for additional disclosure granted.|
|Belle v. DeMilia||Petitioner/Mother Entitled to Reimbursement|
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|ETC: The Journal of General Semantics||Metaphor and Mortality : The Semantics of Death and Dying||2000|
|Fordham University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|New York University||N/A||MA - Masters||1997|
|Rockland County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee||You Be The Judge : Domestic Violence in Family Court||2016|
|Rockland Community College (RCC)||Public Speaking||2007|
|Ramapo College of New Jersey||Issues & Ethics||2006|
|St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC)||Constitutional Issues in Family Law||2005|
|New York University||Various Undergraduate Courses||1999|