Steven J. Abelson
Steven J. Abelson is licensed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of New Jersey. He is also admitted before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.
He has been practicing law since 1982. Mr. Abelson is a graduate cum laude of Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA and received his J.D. from Indiana University, where he served on the Indiana University Law Review. After completing law school, Mr. Abelson returned to New Jersey and worked for law firms in West Long Branch and Manalapan, NJ prior to opening his own practice in 1990. He has specialized in consumer bankruptcy and debt relief since 1991 in addition to being actively involved in the Consumer Bankruptcy Bar on a state and national level. Dean of the New Jersey “College of Bankruptcy,” a statewide association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers from 1991 through 1993. Actively involved with the National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys and testified on their behalf in Washington before the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1994 Former chair of the State of New Jersey for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Over the past years given numerous seminars and presentations on Bankruptcy Law, specifically its impact on matrimonial and family law in the State of New Jersey. In addition to his Bankruptcy work, Mr. Abelson serves on the Board of Directors for Garden State Consumer Credit Counseling Inc. (Novadebt©), a Non-Profit Corporation with offices nationwide. Novadebt provides many educational and social services relating to debt relief including the provision of debt management plans to assist debtors in the repayment of debt without the necessity of filing bankruptcy.