Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C.

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Firm Overview

At Bogart Keane Ryan, LLC, the firm's familiarity with New Jersey, New York and federal legislation, coupled with the unique backgrounds of each of our attorneys, can make a significant different to the success of your case. Established in 2000, the lawyers at Bogart Keane Ryan, LLC have more than 200 years of combined legal experience. As a testament to their professionalism and ethics, James F. Ryan, Jr., Marc J. Keane, Donato J. Battista, Thomas J. Brady, and Edward J. Bogart have earned AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry.

If you're involved in a serious accident, are buying or selling a home, or need help drafting your will, our lawyers can help you by breaking down complex legal concepts into accessible terms. While you may be apprehensive about facing the system, you can have confidence in your attorney to thoroughly assess your issue and tell you whether it is worthwhile to obtain legal assistance or pursue legal action.

Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C. regularly handles:
-General civil and trial practice
-Banking
-Public contracts
-Health and hospital law
-Land use
-Negligence
-Personal injury
-Educational law
-Matrimonial law
-Probate
-Estate planning
-Labor relations
-Real property tax appeals
-Employment law

Achieving your goals with our representation:
From estate planning to real estate transactions, Bogart Keane Ryan, LLC finds solutions that protect your rights, align with your interests and minimize negative consequences. The firm's attorneys are experienced litigators with proven courtroom skills in state and federal jurisdictions. But they also believe in providing the most effective and timely solutions, and have extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution techniques such as arbitration and mediation.
Main Office

Main Office
660 Newark Avenue
Suite 200
Jersey City  NJ  07308

Phone
  • (201) 798-2400
Fax
  • (201) 653-0425
Business
Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C. will represent your Business legal matters.
Practice Areas:
-Personal Injury
-Wills, Estates and Probate
-Real Estate

James F. Ryan, Jr.

Member

James F. Ryan, Jr. is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Trial practice
-Personal injury law
-Public contract law
-Employment law
-Property tax appeals
-Zoning and planning
-Matrimonial law

Admitted:
-New Jersey, 1974
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
-New York, 1987
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1987
-U.S. Tax Court, 1987
-U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1990

Education:
-New York University, Labor Law, LL.M., 1983
-Seton Hall, J.D., 1974
-Holy Cross, A.B., 1970

Certifications:
Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification

Special agencies:
Counsel to the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce

Associations and Memberships:
-Hudson County Bar Association (Member, Probate and Equity Committee, 2007)
-New Jersey State Bar Association
-American Bar Association

Representative cases:
-Frapaul Construction Co. v. Transportation Dep't of N.J., 175 N.J. Super 84 (App. Div. 1981)
-Palmisano v. Ehrig, 171 N.J. Super 310 (App. Div. 1979)
-Bilankov v. Unempl. & Disab. Ins. Div. Rev. Bd., 190 N.J. Super 370 (App. Div. 1983)

Biographical details:
-Assistant Professor of Business Law, Rutgers Newark, 1979-1984
-Law Secretary to Honorable Maurice A. Walsh, Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, 1974-1975
-Adjunct Lecturer, Labor Law, Caldwell College, 1999
-Special Ethics Master appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1996-2001
-Member, Supreme Court, District VI Ethics Committee, 1986-1990; Chairman, 1989-1990
-Public Advocate, Township of West Orange, 1989-1996
-Member, Supreme Court's District VI Fee Arbitration Committee, 1990-1995; Vice Chair, 1994; Chair, 1995
-Arbitrator, Hudson County Superior Court Arbitration Program, 2006
Education
  • Seton Hall
    Juris Doctorate , 1974
  • New York University, Labor Law
    LL.M. , 1983

Marc J. Keane

Member

Mr. Keane is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury
-Litigation
-Estates and trusts
-Estate and gift taxation
-Real estate
-Transactions
-Nonprofit and charitable organizations

Admitted:
-New Jersey, 1983
-U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1983
-New York, 1989
-District of Columbia, 1990

Education:
-Thomas M. Cooley, J.D., 1983
-University of San Francisco, B.S., 1978

Associations and memberships:
Hudson County Bar Association

Representative case:
State v. Guice, 262 NJ Super. 607 (Law Div. 1993)

Biographical details:
Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee, Hudson County District VI
Education
  • Thomas M. Cooley
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

Donato J. Battista

Associate

Mr. Battista is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Real estate
-Labor and employment
-Civil litigation
-Corporate law
-Contracts

Admitted:
New Jersey, 1975

Education:
-Seton Hall University, J.D., 1975
-St. Peters College, B.S., 1970

Special agencies:
County Counsel - County of Hudson

Associations and memberships:
Hudson County Bar Association
Education
  • Seton Hall University
    Juris Doctorate , 1975

Thomas J. Brady

Of Counsel

Mr. Brady is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Admitted:
New Jersey, 1957

Education:
-Villanova University, LL.B.
-St Peters College, A.B.
Education
  • Villanova University
    LL.B.

Edward J. Bogart

Of Counsel

Mr. Bogart is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Probate
-Estate planning
-Banking
-Real estate
-Mortgage foreclosure

Admitted:
New Jersey, 1955

Education:
-Seton Hall University, LL.B., 1954
-Fordham University, B.S., 1951

Associations and memberships:
-Hudson County Bar Association
-New Jersey State Bar Association
-American Bar Association

Representative cases:
-The First Savings and Loan Association of Jersey City, N.J. v. William Heldman, et. al., 79 N.J. Super 65 (1963)
-Dunn v. Durso, 219 N.J. Super 383 (1986)

Biographical details:
-Recipient, Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, Hudson County Bar Association, 1997
-Member, Judicial Conference, 1982
-Member of Legal Committee to New Jersey League Community and Savings Bankers, 1985-2002
-Jersey City, New Jersey Tax Abatement Committee, 1985-1987
-Member, 1985-1987 and Chairman, 1987, District II Fee Arbitration
Education
  • Seton Hall University
    LL.B. , 1954
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