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Joanne M. Sarubbi
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Joanne M. Sarubbi, Esq. received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey in 1985. From 1985-86, Ms. Sarubbi clerked for the Honorable William H. Walls, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Essex County. She worked as an associate attorney in two Passaic County law firms from 1986-1996. In 1996, she served as counsel to an Essex County law firm. In 2003, she opened her own law practice in Millburn, New Jersey.

Aside from her law degree, Ms. Sarubbi obtained a Masters of Science in Taxation from Seton Hall University School of Business in 2002.

For the last twelve years, she has served as general counsel to two senior citizen housing corporations located in Bloomfield and West Orange, New Jersey.

Ms. Sarubbi is affiliated with the following professional associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association (Member of the Business, Elder Law and Real Estate Sections)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Ms. Sarubbi served on the New Jersey Supreme Court District Ethics Committee from 2005-09.

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate & Life Planning
  • Estate & Trust Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business LAw
  • Commercial Finance

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1985
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Seton Hall University School
    • M.S. - 2002
    • Major: Taxation
  • William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
    • M.A., Master of Arts - 12/1998
    • Major: English Literature
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University , Teaneck, New Jersey
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 05/1982
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: English Literature

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Business, Elder Law and Real Estate Sections, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • NJ Chapter NAELA

Past Employment Positions

  • Two Passaic County Law Firms, Associate Attorney, 1986 to 1996
  • Hon. William H. Walls, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Essex County, Clerk, 1985 to 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Served on the New Jersey Supreme Court District Ethics Committee, 2005 to 2009

Ancillary Businesses

  • counsel to Wahrenberger & Pietro www.wpslawfirm.com