Retired Judge Joseph S. Conte Joins Sekas Law Group, LLC

March 2, 2015

Sekas Law Group, LLC is proud to announce that Joseph S. Conte, former Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, has joined the firm as Of Counsel.

Joseph S. Conte has devoted over three decades to public and civic service. As a Superior Court Judge for twenty years, Judge Conte presided over civil juries and criminal juries. These cases included personal injury, medical malpractice, professional malpractice and employment discrimination.  Judge Conte conducted numerous settlement conferences and heard numerous cases in lieu of prerogative writ matters, which are filed against a municipality and may involve a Planning Board, Board of Adjustment or any action taken by a Mayor and Council, such as the discharge of a police officer.  Judge Conte was appointed to the Superior Court of New Jersey in Bergen County where he served for over twenty years.

Judge Conte’s long and extensive experience in real estate, land use, planning boards, and boards of adjustment has established him as a leading authority which remains a focus of his private practice of law.  Judge Conte also handles trusts & estates work, contract and commercial transactions, as well as the mediation and arbitration of a wide variety of disputes.  Judge Conte will assist Sekas Law Group, LLC’s clients by providing valuable strategic insight based upon decades of experience in private practice and on the bench.

The Sekas Law Group Announces International Law and Immigration Practice Group and Other Sekas Law Group Updates

July 23, 2014

The Sekas Law Group Announces International Law and Immigration Practice Group

The Sekas Law Group is proud to announce the formation of a new practice group devoted to international law and immigration. Led by Nicholas G. Sekas, Esq. , Martin V. Asatrian, Esq., and Jay Kanetkar, Esq., the Sekas Law Group has expanded its practice to include public and private international and immigration law. Mr. Asatrian has experience working with consulates in the United States on a wide variety of legal matters, successfully working on immigration proceedings, litigating deportation proceedings, and resolving customs and trade disputes. Mr. Kanetkar has extensive experience handling immigration matters. The attorneys at the Sekas Law Group speak English, Spanish, Greek, Armenian, Marathi, and Hebrew.

Nicholas G. Sekas appeared before New Jersey Senate Committee on June 5, 2014

On June 5, 2014, Nicholas G. Sekas, Esq. spoke before the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee regarding pending legislation that would affect development in Englewood Cliffs, Tenafly, and Alpine. After securing approval from the Englewood Cliffs Zoning Board, the Sekas Law Group successfully defended the approvals in Superior Court, obtaining a dismissal of all claims. The Sekas Law Group continues to represent LG in the appeals from the successful trial judgment. More coverage of the Senate hearings can be found at law360.com.

The Sekas Law Group Recovers Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for its Clients in May and June

The past two months have seen the Sekas Law Group resolve a record number of personal injury matters.   Our current team has settled or resolved over 20 personal injury matters, earning our clients hundreds of thousands of dollars. Please contact us today if you are in need of representation, because of a serious accident or injury.

Sekas Law Group is proud to announce the addition of 3 new attorneys

February 11, 2014

Sekas Law Group takes pride in announcing the addition of Jay Kanetkar, Gary Pasricha, and Roy Mossi to the firm. In November, 2013, Mr. Kanetkar joined Sekas Law Group as of counsel to the firm. He has served previously as general counsel/legal consultant for a large IT firm, working on mergers and acquisitions, employment law, immigration law, and general contracts, and has been a consultant for a prominent law firm that represents terrorism victims. Mr. Kanetkar was a co-founder of Guaranteed Investigations Inc. and its sister company Strategic Security International.

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Toys for Tots Campaign

Toys for TotsNovember 13, 2013

This Holiday Season the Sekas Law Group is sponsoring the Toys for Tots program. The Marine Toys for Tots Program has distributed over 469 million toys to over 216 million less fortunate children in its lifespan, giving them the opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. Starting on November 15, our Englewood Cliffs office will sponsor a Toys for Tots donation box. Here you may donate toys to be picked up and sorted for gender and age. At Christmas time the organizers of the program distribute the gifts to needy children in the community.

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October Firm Updates

October 24, 2013

The Sekas Law Group is proud to announce the addition of two new associates to its ranks:

  • Sungmin Kim, Esq. joined our team as an associate in August. He is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, and previously worked as an associate in a New York law firm.
  • Rachel M. Schuster, Esq. also joined us as an associate in September.  She previously clerked for the Honorable Peter J. Melchionne of New Jersey Superior Court in Hackensack, New Jersey, and is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law – Newark.
  • Finally, we are also proud that our associate Joseph W. Torre, Esq. has accepted a position with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.  We wish Joseph the best of luck as he gains valuable experience as a prosecutor.

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Sekas Law Group Wins a Major Decision for LG

August 14, 2013

I am proud to announce that our law firm, which has acted as lead local counsel for LG Electronics USA, Inc., (“LG”) located at 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs New Jersey has won a major landmark decision before the Honorable Alexander S. Carver, III, J.S.C. in a 17 page written decision that dismisses three Complaints brought by two residents and joined by the New Jersey State Federation of Woman’s Clubs and Scenic Hudson, Inc. of Poughkeepsie, New York, challenging zonings approvals LG had previously obtained from the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Borough of Englewood Cliffs to construct its North American Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs at 110 Sylvan Avenue.

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Mr. Torre Honors the Career of Judge Conte

July 12, 2013

Joseph W. Torre, Esq., Associate at the Sekas Law Group addressed both Judges from the Bergen County Courthouse and the Bergen County Bar at the retirement dinner of the Honorable Joseph S. Conte, J.S.C.  As one of the two law clerks chosen to speak and honor the distinguished career of Judge Conte, Mr. Torre paid tribute to a distinguished and honored jurist who served the Bergen and Hudson County Courts for twenty years!

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Mr. Sekas Awarded the Designation of Super Lawyer

July 12, 2013

Nicholas G. Sekas, Esq., Managing Partner of the Sekas Law Group was recently awarded the designation of “Super Lawyer” for his efforts and skills as an attorney over the past 25 years.  Mr. Sekas is guiding the firm into future the with his marketing, business, and legal experience and hopes to expand the firm into a leading New Jersey law firm in the Tri-State Area serving businesses, families, and individuals alike!

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