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Daniel F. Deraney

Daniel F. Deraney

  • Criminal Law, Business Law, Construction Law ...
  • New Jersey
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In 2010, Daniel began law school at Touro Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (Central Islip, NY). He quickly became involved in the Basketball team at the school as well as the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society. During his first year, Daniel made a lot of long lasting connection with professors and his colleagues. However, he became increasingly frustrated with the lack of a criminal law focus to Touro’s curriculum.

In chasing his criminal law passion, Daniel was granted an internship under Hon. Michael “Mickey” Ravin out of Essex County Superior Court – Criminal Part in Newark, New Jersey in the Summer of 2011. Daniel cherish the time with Judge Ravin which was highlighted by contributing to the vital interpretation of then re

After graduation from SULS, Daniel returned home to New Jersey once again. Like all journeys, Daniel’s journey was not without obstacles. In his first attempt in June of 2013, Daniel did not pass the New Jersey nor New York State Bar Examinations to be sworn in as an attorney. Undeterred, Daniel’s second attempt at the New Jersey State Bar Examination in February 2014 was a successful one. As of June 2014, Daniel F. Deraney, J.D. was renamed Daniel F. Deraney, Esq. Since his bar passage in NJ, Daniel has worked as the Director of Legal Affairs for Zeki Electrical Management Services, along side Rubin Sinins and Herb Waldman out of Javerbaum Wurgaft in U.S. v. Jackson (A Federal Criminal Child Abuse Case), and as an integral member of his local gym Temple Qinesis.

In 2015, Daniel F. Deraney, Esq. hung up his own shingle and established The Law Offices of Daniel F. Deraney. He has been handling contract law cases, construction disputes, the establishment and contract review of some local businesses, landlord-tenant law, and minor criminal matters including Pool Work for the Passaic County Public Defender’s Juvenile Division. His dream has become a reality and he sits before you eager to help you with your legal issues.

Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (2013) | Criminal Law, Civil Rights Law, Employment/Labor Law
Activities: Lebanese American Association, Intramural Basketball Association, and Futbol Club
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Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Transferred Prior to Degree (2011)
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State University of New York - Albany
B.A. (2009) | Political Science; Criminal Justice, Psychology, & Sociology
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Professional Experience
Attorney at Law and Owner
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Javerbaum & Wurgaft
Under Partner Rubin Sinins and Attorney/Of Counsel Herb Waldman, Mr. Deraney, Esq. was Third-seat for criminal trial and retrial in the US v. Jackson, in Federal District Court of New Jersey. Case involved child abuse, neglect, and endangerment. Responsibilities included legal research, file organization, client and counsel communication, case management, exhibit tracking, and in court note taking for strategy. Mr. Deraney also made appearances in municipal and state superior courts for matters including a domestic violence, drug crimes, and a property dispute mediation. Also resolved a complex insurance agent malpractice case.
Director of Legal Affairs
Zeki Electrical Management Services
Under President Eric Zekiroski, Mr. Deraney, Esq. wrote and review client electrical work proposals and electrician subcontractor purchase orders. He also, researched and conformed contracts to state laws and handle demand letters for any contract disputes. Mr. Deraney also located electrical licenses, work permits, and final inspections for each electrical subcontractor and orchestrated national rollouts inc. Starbucks La Boulange Bakery, Victoria’s Secret, & IKEA among others.
Research & Office Assistant
The Office of Harvey A. Silverglate
Under Harvey Silverglate and Daniel Schwartz, Mr. Deraney, Esq. conducted legal research for articles for Forbes and other outlets regarding civil liberties issues including: A recent 11th Circuit ruling on the 5th Amendment privilege against Self-Incrimination, The legal battle between Ireland and Boston College over educational surveys of the IRA, and New York City’s Gun Control laws and the TSA airport arrest loophole.
Research Assistant
King & King
Under Attorney Stanley King, Mr. Deraney, Esq. conducted legal research on the complex issue of compensation for wrongful imprisonment and drafted an in-depth series of memorandums outlining the NJ Mistaken Imprisonment Act, other comparable state and federal acts, and the underlying relevant common law. Mr. Deraney also drafted a successful Motion in Opposition to a Summary Judgment Motion discussing an undecided issue within the state, cited persuasive authorities, and weighed on minimal interpretations by lower court judges
Essex County Superior Court
Under Hon. Michael L. Ravin and Hon. Alfonse Cifelli, Mr. Deraney, Esq. Prepared, most notably, a decision on a Municipal Appeal on a DWI case which set precedent in New Jersey regarding proper equipment used and procedure, along with judicial opinions on Motions to Dismiss, a Motion to Change Custody, and a bench memo on a Motion to Suppress. He also drafted sentencing recommendations after calculating relevant state law, criminal history of the defendant, and observed many trials and hearings involving both criminal and civil cases.
Javerbaum & Wurgaft
Under Partner Rubin Sinins, Mr. Deraney, Esq. Second-seated murder retrial and assisted in wrongful death civil trial and other court appearances, as well as, assisted with file organization and analysis, communication with clients, proofread and edited briefs, motions, and other case documents, as well as accompany clients to court.
Professional Associations
State Bar of New Jersey  # 085292014
Active Member
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Young Lawyers Division of NJSBA
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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3rd Circuit
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Juvenile Law
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Municipal Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
  • English: Spoken, Written
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The Law Offices of Daniel F. Deraney
Pompton Lakes
94 Wanaque Avenue
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
Telephone: (973) 641-5620
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