Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer's Rating - AV(T)*
Alice Newman is a well regarded, experienced and successful attorney. She graduated Magna cum laude from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and graduated in the top 15% from Brooklyn Law School (having ranked 6th out of 300 students during her first year.) She was Comments Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Research Assistant to Professor Joel M. Gora and a student law clerk for the Honorable Nina Gershon, who was then a United States Magistrate and is now a Federal District Court Judge.
The foundation for her success is composed of hard work, perseverance and a highly developed understanding of the human factor. Practicing in New York and New Jersey since 1982, and in Florida since 2000, Alice has taken her intelligence, education, experience and sensitivity and successfully applied them to problem solving for individuals and businesses in a variety of settings. As a result of her integrity and dedication, a large percentage of her practice has developed through interaction with and referrals from her many professional colleagues and loyal client base.
Alice represents her clients with professionalism in all matters whether substantial or modest, complex or simple.
Her areas of practice include:
- Estate Planning (revocable living trusts, wills, living wills, powers of attorney, insurance trusts, special needs trusts, family limited partnerships, etc.)
- Estate Administration (full and ancillary probate, administration of revocable living trusts and testamentary trusts)
- Real Estate Transactions (residential and commercial purchase, sale, financing and leasing)
- Business Transactions (business formation, entity selection, contracts and purchase and sale of businesses)
After practicing with Schulman, Berlin & Davis, P.C. in Manhattan for five years, Alice opened her own practice. From 1989 to 1992 she was a member of Lebensfeld & Newman, P.C. with offices in New York and New Jersey. She then practiced with Dunn, Pashman, Sponzilli, Swick and Finnerty in Hackensack, New Jersey prior to re-establishing her own practice.
In 2000, she launched her Florida office in Boca Raton, where she continues her tradition of excellence and devotion to her clients.
Alice is of counsel to Winne, Banta, Hetherington, Basralian & Kahn, P.C. in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Alice is a member of the Florida and New Jersey State Bar Associations, the South Palm Beach County Bar Association and the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She was a charter member of the New Jersey Association of Real Estate Attorneys. Alice is a member of the Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey State Bar Foundations and a past Chair of the Speakers Bureau of Women Lawyers in Bergen County and a member of the Speakers Bureau of the Florida Bar. She lectures on estate planning and other legal issues of concern to individuals and small businesses.
The Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
*The Martindale-Hubbell AV rating indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar. The (T) indicates that this rating was established in an admitting jurisdiction other then where the attorney is currently listed. The rating was earned in the State of New Jersey.