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About aweisbrot

Ari is a prominent litigator in New York and New Jersey. He has been featured on CBS Radio’s Wall Street Journal Report, quoted in legal and non-legal periodicals, and has been recognized as a “SuperLawyer” in New Jersey and a "Top Ten Lawyer to Watch" in New York. Mr. Weisbrot is a true “client’s lawyer,” representing a diverse range of clients from among the largest retailers in the United States to smaller local businesses to religious and charitable organizations. Ari was appointed by Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey to a three-year term of service on the Committee on Character. The Committee determines the fitness to practice law of each candidate for admission to the Bar of the State. Mr. Weisbrot also continues to serve on the District Ethics Committee (IIB - Bergen County), which operates under the auspices of the New Jersey State Office of Attorney Ethics. Mr. Weisbrot has been awarded an 'AV' rating for his professionalism and the quality of his legal work from Martindale-Hubbell, the premier directory of legal professionals, and has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer. In addition, Mr. Weisbrot has written several articles on commercial litigation, which have been published in the New Jersey Law Journal and the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. A Former New York City prosecutor, Mr. Weisbrot is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Urban Law Journal and a featured columnist in the Law School newspaper

What Happens in Vegas (Ends up on CNN)

My eighth grade yearbook predicted that I would have a dual career as a lawyer and the starting quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers. As I look back, it occurs to me that my mistake was not in my ambition, but … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies, and Rabbinical Red-Tape

My childhood Rabbi stands accused of sexual abuse.  As fun as that may sound, in the two hours since the news broke, it has spread like wildfire over the internet.  Phone lines are blowing up.  I heard about it while … Continue reading

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For The Love of God

In recent months, I have lived through a hurricane, a road trip across the United States, two noteworthy lawsuits, another dismal Jets’ season, and a life-changing decision with far-reaching professional consequences. Typical fodder for this blog and many have noticed … Continue reading

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Gangnam Style

A woman came to see me last week;  she needs a lawyer.  She married her high school sweetheart 10 years ago.  As she described her relationship, I could not escape the impression that she was more in love with her … Continue reading

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Down the Shore Everything’s Alright

I don’t take a lot of vacation days.   My career is not conducive to frequent absences, and clients are generally unsympathetic to my need to get away.  So, this week was noteworthy.  Two days on the Jersey shore with two … Continue reading

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Get to Bed. I mean it.

I don’t recall deciding to have children.   I am not saying it wasn’t discussed;  I am sure it was.  I just do not believe there was any sort of plan.   Within a year of our wedding, we were parents.  Within … Continue reading

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Arrest Al Sharpton

I haven’t posted in more than a month, and when I finally do, its posted directly the Huffington Post.  But, it is still a worthwhile read.  Check it out and pass it around:    

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When You’re a Jet

I had an argument with a good friend this week.  It was trivial and stupid but it got me thinking.   Here’s the back story.   I have been a New York Jet fan my whole life.   I am a Jet season … Continue reading

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This Isn’t Happening

Whatever problem you are facing at any given moment seems like the biggest problem in the world. No matter how hard we try to make ourselves feel better by comparing our hardships to those of our friends and neighbors, the … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time

I often wonder whether Adolph Hitler slept well at night.  The thought usually hits me at 3:00am, as I lay in bed, staring into the darkness, wondering how I will function the next day.  The lack of sleep is hardly a new … Continue reading

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