Jeffrey j. mcweeney

Jeffrey J. McWeeneyResident of Wall Township, New Jersey. Education: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. B.A., Political Science, 1986. Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, J.D., 1989. Study of International Law, Regents College, London England, Fall, 1989.

Mr. McWeeney is a former Law Clerk in the Ocean County Superior Court, Toms River, New Jersey for the Honorable Judge James Clyne (Retired), Judge Francis Piscal (Retired), Judge Peter Giovine (Retired) and Judge Frank A. Buczynski, P.J.Ch. in 1989 through 1990.

Following his clerkship, Mr. McWeeney joined the Ocean County Surrogate’s Office in 1990 through 1996 as Legal Counsel for the Ocean County Surrogate and was then promoted to Special Deputy Surrogate.  He was responsible for the legal section of the office which included all fillings for Estate Litigation matters, Guardianships, Conservatorships and Adoptions.
Mr. McWeeney has been a long term member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section and Elder Law and Disability Section.   He also maintains memberships in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Guardianship Association of New Jersey, Inc. (GANJI) and the National Guardianship Association (NGA).
  
Mr. McWeeney is an Adjunct Professor at Ocean County College in Toms River, New Jersey.  He has maintained that position since 1990.  He is a lecturer and Professor for Estate and Trust Administration, Introduction to Law and Legal Assistance, Business Law, Principles of Public Administration and State and Local Government.


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Areas of Practice
Estate Administration
Estate Litigation
Estate Planning
Wills
Estates
Trusts

Bar Admissions
New Jersey, 1989

Education
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
J.D. - 1989
Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
B.A. - 1986
Major: Political Science
Regent's College, London, England - 1989
Major: International Law, Fall Semester

Representative Clients
Wills, Trusts & Estates
Estate Planning Administration & Litigation

Classes/Seminars
Adjunct Professor, Estate and Trust Administration, Ocean County College, Toms River, 1989 - Present
Practice Problems in Estates, ICLE, NJ, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships
New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Elder Law Section, Member, 1989 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Member, 1989 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Member
National Guardianship Association (NGA), Member
Guardianship Association of New Jersey, Inc. (GANJ), Member
Ocean County Bar Association, President, June 2010 - June 2011
Ocean County Bar Association, President Elect, 2009 - 2010
Ocean County Bar Association, First Vice-President, 2008 - 2009
Ocean County Bar Association, Second Vice-President, 2007 - 2008
Ocean County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2006 - 2007
Ocean County Bar Association, Secretary, 2005 - 2006
Ocean County Bar Association, Chair, Technology Committee, 2007 - 2010
Ocean County Bar Association, Chair, Mediation Program for Probate and Equity Matters, 1999
Ocean County Bar Association, Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 1996
Ocean County Bar Association, Chair, Mock Trial Committee, 1995
Ocean County Bar Association, Chair, Law Day Committee, 1995
Ocean County Bar Association, Recipient Young Lawyer of the Year Award, 1996
Ocean County Bar Association, Member, Nominating Committee
Ocean County Bar Association, Member, Elder Law and Probate Committees, 1989 - Present
Ocean County Bar Association, Trustee Liaison, Probate Committee and Nominating Committee, 2010
Ocean County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Elder Law Committee, 2010 - Present
Ocean County Bar Association, Chair, OCCLE Committee, 2010 - Present
New Jersey Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics, District IIIA, Ocean County Ethics Committee, Chair, 2002
New Jersey Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics, District IIIA, Ocean County Ethics Committee, Vice-Chair, 2001
New Jersey Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics, District IIIA, Ocean County Ethics Committee, Member, 1999 - 2002
American Cancer Society, Monmouth Unit, Member, 1997 - 1999
American Cancer Society, Chair, Legacy and Planned Giving Committee, 1998
New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2007 - Present
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education, NY, NJ, Guest Lecturer, Principles of Estate Administration, 2011

Past Employment Positions
Ocean County Surrogate's Office, Social Deputy Surrogate, Staff Attorney and Counsel, 1990 - 1996
Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County, New Jersey and Toms River, New Jersey, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities
New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2007 - 2008
Ocean County Bar Association, Trustee, Officer, Member, 1989 - 2008