PETER W. SHAFRAN established his own firm in 1990 after practicing at two reputable area law firms. Throughout the years, Peter has expanded the practice to offer a full spectrum of legal services. The firm handles litigation, matrimonial, criminal and traffic law, commercial law, business transactions, computer and internet law. The practice also focuses on all aspects of real estate, including representing purchasers, sellers, lenders, mortgage companies, landlords and tenants, and land developers and builders. Peter is an approved attorney for more than 150 different mortgage lenders and banks and continues to represent local, regional and national lenders in real estate transactions throughout the tri-State area.
Peter is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey as well as United States District Court.
Peter graduated from State University of New York at Binghamton (now known as Binghamton University) with a bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1980. He obtained his J.D. in 1984 from Hofstra University School of Law, distinguishing himself as the Editor-in-Chief of CONSCIENCE, the law school's award-winning newspaper.
Professional Associations & Memberships
Peter is a member of the New York State and New Jersey Bar Associations as well as the Connecticut and American Trial Lawyers Associations and the Fairfield County Bar Association. As chairman of the Website Committee, Peter was directly responsible for the creation of the Bar Association's website. Peter also chaired the Internet Law Committee, was a member of the Law Day Committee and served as a judge in the Fairfield County Bar Association's Annual Regional High School Mock Trial Competition.
Areas of Practice
- Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
- Business Organizations
- Commercial Law & Contracts
- Criminal Law
- Family Law
- Finance & Banking
- Real Estate
- Science, Computers, & Tech
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