Melissa Totaro

Melissa Totaro

Houston & Totaro, Attorneys-at-Law
  • Consumer Law
  • New Jersey
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Summary

The law firm of Houston & Totaro represents consumers across the state of New Jersey in cases involving consumer fraud, unconscionable conduct and unfair business practices by automobile dealers and other types of businesses; predatory lending; mortgage servicing abuse, and violations of federal and state consumer protection laws. We use a combination of telephone conferences and e-mail communications, as well as face to face meetings, to obtain the information needed to make informed decisions about a case, in order to accommodate clients from all counties, and appear in courts throughout the state of New Jersey, state and federal. We take the vast majority of our cases on a contingency basis, so that consumers who could otherwise not afford to do so can seek redress for their losses.

Education
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
J.D. (1993) | Law
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Honors: Degree awarded with Honors. Elected to the Order of the Coif. Awarded one of four West Publishing Co. Scholarship Awards given to four graduates who distinguished themselves in an area of scholarly achievement.
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Rutgers University - Newark
B.A. (1988) | English
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Honors: Awarded degree with High Honors
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Professional Experience
Partner
Houston & Totaro, Attorneys-at-Law
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Staff Attorney - Consumer Law Unit
Passaic County Legal Aid Society
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Judicial Law Clerk
Superior Court of New Jersey
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Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Member
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar  # 019461993
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Fees
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Consumer Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Houston & Totaro, Attorneys-at-Law
Website
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Contact & Map
Houston & Totaro
195 Fairfield Avenue
Unit 1A
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Telephone: (973) 228-6200
Fax: (973) 228-6213
Notice: We monitor our email 7 days a week and respond to all inquiries promptly.