Founding Partner Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. specializes in wills, trusts, probates, and in elder law: guardianships, powers of attorney, living wills, and Medicaid and nursing home issues. A former New Jersey state mediator, he also handles municipal court cases in Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon counties.
Nicole is a founding Partner of the Firm, focusing in commercial and residential real estate transactions, contracts, land use, zoning, and environmental matters. Nicole additionally focuses in business formation and contracts; litigation arising from business, real estate, construction, and landlord-tenant transactions; and administrative permitting and proceedings, including environmental, land use, zoning, and appeal of tax assessments. Read Nicole’s Expanded Bio | Examples of Nicole’s Past Representation
Matthew R. Tavares is an Associate of the Firm, focusing in litigation. Matthew’s work involves several practice areas including general litigation, collections, landlord/ tenant, employment, worker’s compensation, commercial litigation, real property and estates litigation, municipal court, and expungements. Read Matthew’s Expanded Bio.
James Grimes is an Associate of the Firm, focusing in transactional matters. Jim’s work involves several practice areas, including residential and commercial real estate, estate planning, probate, business, land use and zoning, and farming matters. Read Jim’s Expanded Bio
Lynn Mai is our Firm Administrator and also tracks and processes billing and, if necessary, collections. Lynn assists with administering our third-party contracts and vendors, and is the point of contact for new vendor and third-party service inquiries. Lynn additionally tracks client billing and invoicing and may be contacted with questions regarding security deposits, retainers, invoices, and trust funds. Lynn additionally assists with managing accounts for our estates and guardianships, as a routine part of Bob Shanahan’s elder law practice.
Caitlin Quinones is a legal secretary, assisting with reception, scheduling, document management, and various firm administritve projects. Caitlin earned her associates degree in business from Ocean County Community College, and worked in the medical profession for seven years prior to joining our firm. Caitlin may be reached at extension 45.