Bernd Hefele, Esq.

Greater New York City Area

Law Offices of Bernd E. Hefele, Esq.
21 Bowling Green Parkway
Suite #200
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

(973) 663-5595

(973) 663-5596

[email protected]

Established by Bernd E. Hefele in 1989, Hefele Law provides expeditious, cost-effective, practical resolutions for its clients. The firm embraces a pro-active philosophy, which holds that through proper planning, most legal issues can be avoided or at least minimized. However, once legal disputes and/or litigation arise, the firm shifts its focus and utilizes its resources to provide the services required for successful client resolutions. The firm’s attorneys possess advanced degrees in law and business and effectively represent their clients in a wide range of legal issues.

Bernd E. Hefele is the founder of the firm and has been practicing law for 23 years. Mr. Hefele received a Bachelor of Arts in Colby College in 1984 majoring in Economics/Business. He graduated from Seton Hall Law School in 1987 and thereafter completed a clerkship with the Honorable Herbert S. Alderman J.S.C. focusing on civil litigation. In 1994, Mr. Hefele received his MBA from Columbia Business School focusing on the legal aspects of corporate strategic planning. He is licensed in the State of New Jersey and practices before the New Jersey State Courts and Federal Courts. Mr. Hefele is also fluent in German representing various multi-national clients. His areas of practice include:

  • Business Law and Corporate Law
  • Land Use Real Estate and Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Wills, Estates, and Trusts

Greater New York City Area

Carl J. DiPiazza, LLC

Law Office of Carl J. DiPiazza, LLC

170 Changebridge Road, Unit D5-4

Montville, NJ 07045

Phone: 973-808-2001

Fax: 973-808-1996

[email protected] 


Carl J. DiPiazza has been practising law in New Jersey for more than thirty years.  His primary areas of practise are residential and commercial real estate, business law, wills, and estate planning, workers’ compensation and municipal court.  He is able to draw from his varied legal experience to provide high quality, effective and personalized legal representation to all of his clients. Mr DiPiazza was born on July 20, 1959, in Summit, New Jersey.  He graduated from Lafayette College in 1981 and Western New England College School of Law in 1984.  While in law school he worked as a law clerk for the General Counsel’s Office, Small Business Administration and United States Attorney’s Office, Civil Division, both in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation from law school in 1984, Mr DiPiazza served a one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Ralph A. Polito, Superior Court of New Jersey.  Thereafter, he became an associate with Klinger, Nicolette, Mavroudis & Honig were, for the next four years, he concentrated his practice in chancery, commercial and medical malpractice defence litigation. In 1989 Mr DiPiazza became an associate with Hoberman & Resch.  He expanded his practice to include residential and commercial real estate, wills, trusts & estates, business law and workers’ compensation.  Five years later he became a partner in the firm, which eventually became known as Hoberman, Resch, DiPiazza & Driscoll, P.C.  During his time there he served as a municipal prosecutor for the Township of Wyckoff and as a public defender in Wyckoff and the Borough of Haworth. In July 2004 he opened the Law Office of Carl J. DiPiazza, LLC in Montville, New Jersey. Mr DiPiazza lives in Montville with his wife, Lori, who is a registered nurse.  They have two daughters, Sara, a certified public accountant and senior audit associate with KPMG and Jacqueline, a client services coordinator with Major League Baseball.  He is a parishioner at St. Pius X Church and has been active in the Montville Educational Foundation, Knights of Columbus and other community organizations.  In his spare time, he enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, and gardening. BAR ADMISSIONS New Jersey Bar, 1984 United State District Court, District of New Jersey, 1984 EDUCATION Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, MA Juris Doctor Degree, 1984 Lafayette College, Easton PA Bachelor of Arts, 1981

Chirag Patel, Esq.

Greater New York City Area

Attorney at the Patel Law Practice PC

7800 River Road, Suite 3

North Bergen, NJ 07047

Office: (201) 880-7776

Fax: (201) 880-7777

Email: [email protected]

The Patel Law Practice PC strives to be a dynamic, client-oriented law firm by providing its clients with invaluable legal counsel and representation in diverse transactional matters, with a concentration of practice in the area of real estate, business, corporate and contract law. Our counsel has benefited the following:

• Individuals, Families, Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
• Small, Mid-Sized and Start-up Businesses
• Sole Proprietorships, C Corporations, S-Corporations
• General Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies
• Family-owned Businesses & Employers