Matthew Coppolecchia graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1997, and received his Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law in 2002. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 2004, and admitted to the United States Tax Court in 2006.

Mr. Coppolecchia’s practice focuses primarily on transactional real estate, including sophisticated residential and commercial acquisitions and sales, as well as general contract and business formation for individual and business clientele. He has complemented his practice concentration with experience in landlord/tenant disputes, municipal court matters, guardianship and conservatorship applications, consumer fraud related actions, estate litigation and general Chancery Division matters.

 In addition to practice at Avelino & Hartlaub, LLP, Mr. Coppolecchia teaches paralegal courses on Real Estate & Mortgages and on Estates, Wills & Trusts as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a member of the Worrall F. Mountain Inn of Court in Morris County. He served as a Judicial Law Clerk for The Honorable Patricia Del Bueno Cleary, J.S.C. in the Monmouth County Superior Court, where he was trained as a Mediator through the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts. Mr. Coppolecchia is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and Summit Bar Association, and previously served as member of the Township of Wayne Environmental Commission.

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