841 Mountain Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
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Juris Doctor 
I.P. Concentration
Seton Hall University Law School
Newark, NJ 

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Magna Cum Laude
Savannah College of Art & Design
Savannah, GA

State of New Jersey
State of New York
District of New Jersey
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Turnaround Management Assoc.
The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
New York State Bar Association

Joseph M. Shapiro, Esq. 

Joseph concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, individual bankruptcy, creditor/debtor representation, and bankruptcy litigation.

Since 2018, Joseph teaches Business Law as an adjunct professor at Union County College.

In 2018, Joseph co-presented "The Essential Attorney's Guide to Bankruptcy & Restructuring in 2018 and Beyond" through the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

In 2015, Mr. Shapiro served as a Judge in the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition.

Since 2014, Mr. Shapiro has served as a Continuing Legal Education Presenter with Marino Legal CLE.

In 2012, Mr. Shapiro served as a Volunteer Attorney with the Honorable Morris Stern Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project (the Rutgers-Newark Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project).

In 2010, Mr. Shapiro co-founded PayMyTrustee (, a nationwide Chapter 13 trustee payment service, and holds a patent entitled Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee Payment System and Method. PayMyTrustee’s vendors currently provide services to debtors in 45+ states.

Since 2008, Mr. Shapiro has been a member of the Bankruptcy Inn of Court. He is currently a Barrister in the Inn.

While attending Seton Hall Law, Mr. Shapiro accepted legal internships with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc. and Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York, and served as a research assistant to Professors Carl H. Coleman and Gaia Bernstein.