James G. Aaron

James G. Aaron is a partner with the Firm and Chairs the Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Municipal Law Departments. Mr. Aaron has been a member of the bar for more than 48 years. Currently, he serves as Municipal attorney for the City of Long Branch and has previously served as City Attorney, Redevelopment Counsel, and Special Waterfront Redevelopment Counsel for the City of Asbury Park.

Mr. Aaron has extensive litigation experience at both the trial and appellate levels and has argued numerous complex commercial cases, as well as eminent domain, redevelopment law, and municipal matters before trial courts, the Appellate Division, the Supreme Court, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Upon graduating from New York University School of Law, Mr. Aaron served as a law clerk to the late Honorable Leon S. Milmed, J.S.C./Justice, Appellate Division.

Mr. Aaron is a founder of Central Jersey Bank, N.A., a federally chartered institution, and served from 1996 until 2010 as a Director and member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Aaron then served as a Director of Colonial American Bank, then Chairman of the Board of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional Bank, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of 1st Constitution Bank, where he serves on the Loan, Investment, and Nominating Committees.

Mr. Aaron is dedicated to his community, participating in various charities throughout the State. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees, a part of the Saint Barnabas Medical System, where he serves on the Strategic Planning, Medical Practices, and Community Action Committees. Mr. Aaron is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Axelrod Performing Arts Center and has been a long-time member of the Board of Trustees and presently serves as President of Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, New Jersey.

Mr. Aaron also served from 2006 until 2010 as a Commissioner of the New Jersey Racing Commission.
Mr. Aaron is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York and is licensed to appear before the United States Court of Claims and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

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  • Monmouth County Bar Association, 1969-Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 1969-Present
  • Central Jersey Bank, NA, Director, 1996-2010
  • Colonial American Bank, Board of Directors, 2012-Present
  • Monmouth Medical Center Operating Board, Trustee, 2011-Present
  • New Jersey Racing Commission, Commissioner, 2006-2010
  • Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Trustee, 2009-Present
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  • Dickinson College, A.B., 1966
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Admissions:

  • New Jersey Bar, 1969
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Claims
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals