NEW YORK, NY - A. Jude Avelino, General Partner at Summit- and New York City-based Avelino & Hartlaub, LLP, has been recognized as one of the exceptional lawyers in the Tri-State Area by Leaders In The Law as highlighted in New York Magazine's special edition entitled "New York's Leading Lawyers 2017."

The profile in New York Magazine highlights Avelino’s experience and accomplishments in his areas of practice, which include Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates Administration, Tax, and Corporate Law.

Avelino serves a clientele composed of high net worth individuals, financial institutions, corporations and a range of charitable organizations. He earned AV Preeminent® status from Martindale-Hubbell, wherein he was rated 5 out of 5 stars – the organization’s highest possible rating for ethical standards.

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Avelino is not the only heavy hitter at the law firm. His partner, Jeff Hartlaub, has received an “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell rating service, which is the highest ranking, consecutively for over 25 years, and has been named a New Jersey “Super Lawyer™” -- the top 5% as rated by his peers -- multiple times.

Avelino & Hartlaub, LLP is the result of the coming together of Hartlaub & Dotten and Avelino Law, two law firms with impressive resumes and an equally stout slate of accomplishments.

The firm's primary practice areas include: Real Estate; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Elder Law; Corporate Law; Land Use & Zoning; and Litigation. 

Avelino & Hartlaub, LLP has offices in Summit, at 47 River Road, and in Manhattan at 928 Broadway, Suite 1105. For more information, including a free and private consultation, call 908-273-5730 or contact