MORRIS COUNTY — Joseph Bock, Jr. joined Kaufman Semeraro & Leibman, LLP as an associate in 2018. Mr. Bock’s practice areas include land use, zoning, development, local government law, commercial litigation, commercial and residential tax appeals and insurance defense.
Mr. Bock counsels and represents clients throughout all stages of land use applications. Throughout his career, Mr. Bock has participated in numerous municipal governing body meetings as legal counsel. Mr. Bock has successfully tried numerous trials and argued motions before the Tax Court of New Jersey.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Bock gained valuable litigation experience by serving as Municipal Public Defender for the Township of Boonton and the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, by serving as insurance defense counsel for the Morris Joint Insurance Fund, and by serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable James M. DeMarzo, Superior Court of New Jersey.
Bock graduated from Hamilton College in 2009 and then Rutgers University School of Law in 2012. He is also a graduate of Mountain Lakes High School.
He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar Association in 2012, United States District Court, District of New Jersey in 2012 and Pennsylvania Bar Association in 2013. He belongs to New Jersey State Bar Association and Bergen County Bar Association. He is also past President of Morris County Young Republicans and current Treasurer.
Kaufman Semeraro & Leibman is located at Fort Lee Executive Park, Two Executive Drive Suite 530, Fort Lee. The firm is also located at 90 East Halsey Road, Suite 385, Parsippany.