Frank J. Materia

Frank J. Materia

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Upper Montclair, New Jersey
Phone:
973-866-5624
Fax:
973-337-2274
Email:

I am a graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law.  I was born and raised in a "blue-collar" family--where I learned the values of: Hard-Work, Discipline, Determination and Relentlessness.  I value the importance  the law and attorneys have in our society.  The main reason for my entrance into law school was to practice law for the dual purpose of serving society and hard working people. 

In law school I worked in the Quinnipiac University School of Law Tax Clinic where, as a student attorney, I represented and counseled economically disadvantaged clients in resolving their Federal and State tax matters.  After the fall semester, I was promoted to the Advanced Tax Clinic where I continued my clinical work. 

Once admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 2014, I worked as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Nesle A. Rodriguez, J.S.C., in New Jersey Superior Court, Family Part in Jersey City.  As a Judicial Intern, I reviewed various motions; discerned complex legal issues; drafted written analysis on various divorce matters.  I observed the many responsibilities and functions in Judge's Chambers. And most important,  I observed courtroom proceedings on a daily basis.  I was also a Law Clerk  in a boutique litigation firm  in Newark, New Jersey--where I worked on various legal practice areas such as: Family Law cases, Federal and State Criminal Law cases, and Personal Injury cases. 

With passion and great enthusiasm,  I now  embark on the journey  as owner and solo attorney at The Law Office of Frank J. Materia. I take pride in assisting clients resolve their legal matters, while holding true to my values and legal ethics. Years ago my family immigrated to the United States from Italy;  and the mentality that "nothing is given and all must be earned" lives within me.  Thank you.  I remain,

Yours Very Truly and Respectfully,
Frank J. Materia, Esq.

Areas of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Family Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury-Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2014

Education

  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D.
    • Honors: 1. Distinguished Academic Achievement Award
    • Honors: 2. Excellence in Clinical Work Award
    • Honors: 3. Superior Classroom Performance Award
    • Honors: 4. Service to the Community Award
  • Rutgers University- Newark College of Arts and Science, Newark, New Jersey
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member - Young Lawyers Division , 2014 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member - Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Section, Criminal Law Section, Civil Trial Bar Section, Solo and Small Firm Section, 2014 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • New Jersey Superior Court Family Part, Judicial Intern --Spring Term, 2015
  • Boutique Litigation Firm, Law Clerk--Summer, 2015

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Italian