Elton is a well-known and respected litigator who approaches each client as a person, always taking into consideration their individual circumstances and needs. He is a compassionate and thoughtful advocate who takes great pride in crafting creative strategies that match the specific needs of each client.
During a storied career, Elton has taken on thousands of family, estate, guardianship, criminal, and civil cases. He has been appointed in dozens of guardianship matters as attorney for alleged incapacitated persons, as guardian, administrator, guardian ad litem, and in high conflict, complex, contested guardianship and estate actions. I have been appointed to conduct intensive in-depth investigations and assessments. He has been asked by the Courts to mediate high profile, high conflict, contested guardianship and family disputes.
Elton’s passion has always been family, guardianship, and estate practice, together with all the complexities that come along with each unique, family-oriented matter.
As a seasoned litigator, Elton now applies all of his background and experience to craft creative and innovative solutions for the most complex and high-conflict family, guardianship and estate matters. He is fair, understanding, and caring, yet decisive. Elton volunteers as a Bergen County Mandatory Early Settlement Panelist and has satisfied the New Jersey Supreme Court’s qualifications as a Rule 1:40 Family Mediator. Elton’s foremost goal is to provide each client with the highest level of professionalism, attention to detail and integrity. Elton’s sincere and genuine character is immediately evident when you meet him, giving every client the confidence that they are in the best hands, no matter the situation.
1996, Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York, Juris Doctor
1993, Boston University, Bachelor of Arts B.A. in Psychology
1996, New Jersey
1997, New York
2002, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2014, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- Family Law and Estate & Guardianship Practice Committees, Bergen County Bar Association
- Former President, Young Lawyer’s Division of Bergen County Bar Association
- New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Solo and Small Firm Section
Elton has been recognized for his volunteer efforts on behalf of the less than fortunate, including representing victims of domestic violence through the County of Bergen Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence, as well as representation of pro bono clients referred by Northeast New Jersey Legal Services.