Attorney J. Serra – Attorney at Law

Managing Partner and Founder, Serra Law Group

EDUCATION

Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ
Juris Doctorate Degree 1988, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Law Review

Drew University, Madison, NJ
B.A. Economics 1983
Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economic Honor Society)

The Center for Social Gerontology, Ann Arbor, MI, Certification in Adult Guardianship and Family Mediation 2003

Seton Hall University, Institute for Dispute Resolution, Montclair, NJ, Certification in Divorce Mediation 1997

EXPERIENCE

Serra Law Group, Whitehouse Station, NJ 2014 – Founder of an innovative general law practice offering traditional and on-line legal services. Practice areas include Elder & Disability Law, Guardianship, Family Law, Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Special Needs Trust, Real Estate Closings and Mediation.

Whitehouse Preparatory School, Co-Founder and President, Whitehouse Station, NJ 2009 – Present.
Manage and oversee operations of a private school for children ages 2 ½ through 6 including Policy development, financial accounting and reporting and regulatory compliance.

SerraWeiss Guardianship Law Center, Pennington, NJ 2001 – 2014
Law and mediation practice with a focus on guardianship and estate matters.

Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults, General Counsel, Trenton, NJ 1999 – 2001
Provided legal counsel to the Public Guardian and support staff (legal, financial and social); established and implemented policies for handling of all aspects of guardianship matters; provide legal advice and counsel relative to 500 plus guardianship cases.

Anthony J. Serra, Attorney at Law, Whitehouse Station, NJ 1990 – 1999
Solo/general practice of law including real estate, matrimonial, municipal, land use, elder law, estate planning, probate and civil litigation.

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Trustee, Life St. Francis (PACE Program), Trenton, NJ 2014 – Present
Member, District XIII Ethics Committee, New Jersey Supreme Court 2014 – Present
Co- Founder & President, Volunteer Guardianship One on One, Inc., Flemington, NJ 1996 – 2013
Board Member, Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Flemington, NJ 1996 – 2013
Board Member, Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., Flemington, NJ 1991 – 1994

MEMBERSHIPS

New Jersey State and Federal Bar Associations
Mercer County Bar Association
Hunterdon County Bar Association
Roster of Court Approved Mediators and Mentors

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