Joshua D. Levine
New Jersey, United States District Court, District of New Jersey 1996 United States Supreme Court 2000; New York (1998)
Education:Rutgers College (8.A. 1993 - English, Psychology)
Seton Hall School of Law (J.D. 1996)
Author; Dancing to a New Tune, A Digital One: The Digital Performance Right In Sound Recordings Act of 1995, 20 S. Hall Legis J. 624 (1995).
CASES • Marshak V. Treadwell 240 F.3d 184 (3rd Cir. 2001)
Judicial Law Clerk to Assignment Judges Peter Ciolino and Sybil R. Moses (1996-1997). State Certified Mediator. Public Defender. Fair Lawn (1998). Bergen County Bar Association, Member.
Specialization: Business law, Estate Planning, Real Estate
Joshua Levine was born and raised in Fair Lawn New Jersey. He lived there until he left for Rutgers College in New Brunswick in 1989. In 1993, Joshua graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, with a double major in both English and Psychology. From there, he enrolled Immediately in Seton Hall School of Law. After law school, Josh worked as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Assignment Judge of Bergen County from 1996 to 1997. There, he was certified as a State Mediator. In 1998, Josh joined his father, Ira J. Levine, in his Fair Lawn law practice, where he has been working ever since. For several years, Josh was the managing litigation partner in The Levine Law Firm, LLC. His litigation practice focused primarily on business related litigation, including commercial contract disputes, collection-based claims and consumer fraud actions. Joshua defended one or the State's first modem predatory lending claims, and In 2008, after eight years of litigation, was successful in convincing a jury to return a verdict dismissing the plaintiff&'s complaint, which was based in consumer fraud. Now, Josh focuses on transactional matters, particularly in the area of business law and commercial and residential real estate. His office acts as Settlement Agent to a local title company and was previously counsel to a local mortgage bank, responsible for ensuring pre-closing title requirements were satisfied. Josh Is also engaged in Estate Planning and Administration and is an active member in The Estate Planner's Council of Bergen County, Inc. During his time in Fair Lawn, Josh has also been very active in the local community. He served as the Fair Lawn Public Defender from 1999 to 2000; and has served as the attorney coach for the Fair Lawn High School Mock Trial team for several yean;. He has also lectured extensively for Adults school, at local real estate offices and conducts the firm's annual symposium, speaking about various hot topics in the law to keep his clients and the community Informed and up-to-date on recent changes of law that affect his areas of practice. These topics Include various business related topics such as how to protect one's business interests, nondisclosure and non-compete agreements, consumer fraud, debt collection practices, HUD-1 requirements, short sales. Joshua Is admitted to practice law in the States of New Jersey, and New York In 1996; admitted before the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999, and in 2000.