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MIDDLEBROOKS SHAPIRO, P.C.
841 Mountain Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
973-218-6877
973-218-6878 (fax)
Email Address

EDUCATION
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

ADMISSIONS
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

MEMBERSHIPS
Turnaround Management Assoc.
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.

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.

Since 2012, Mr. Shapiro has 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 (www.paymytrustee.com), 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.