JERRY J. DASTI

Mr. Dasti is the firm’s Managing Partner. Mr. Dasti was born in Summit, New Jersey before moving to Ocean County where he has spent most of his life. Mr. Dasti’s legal experience is vast and extensive. He strives to ensure that the Law Firm provides every client with personalized attentive care. Mr. Dasti has extensive experience representing governmental entities throughout the State including Ocean, Monmouth, Atlantic, Mercer and Burlington Counties He has to honorable distinction of being admitted to practice law before the New Jersey Supreme Court. Mr. Dasti also has the distinction of being recognized as a Diplomat in Municipal Law.

Mr. Dasti’s areas of practice includes representation of many governmental agencies and municipalities; all aspects civil litigation, land use and zoning matters, commercial and residential real estate, estate planning and probate litigation, business transactions and corporate law.

Mr. Dasti also devotes his time to serving his community by volunteering on various boards and committees of nonprofit, educational, and political organizations.

Education:

Rutgers University School of Law, Juris Doctorate Cum Laude 1973

Rutgers University, B.A. 1970

Bar Admission:

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 2003
State of New Jersey 1973
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey 1973

Reported Decisions:

Great Atl. & Pac. Tea Co. v. Borough of Point Pleasant, 137 N.J. 136 (1994).
Lacey Municipal Utilities Authority v. N.J. D.E.P. 162 N.J. 30 (1999).
Lacey Municipal Utilities Authority v. N.J.D.E.P., 369 N.J. Super. 261 (App. Div. 2004).
Meridian Hospitals Corporation v. Borough of Point Pleasant, 325 N.J. Super.
490 (App. Div. 1999).
Lacey Municipal Utilities Authority v. N.J.D.E.P., 312 N.J. Super. 298 (App. Div. 1998).
Smith v. Barnegat Light, 219 N.J. Super. 11 (App. Div. 1987).
Jones v. Warren, 199 N.J. Super. 2 (App. Div. 1985).
Jones v. Warren, 202 N.J. Super. 165 (App. Div. 1985).
Jones v. Warren, 202 N.J. Super. 173 (App. Div. 1985).
Fieramosca v. Township of Barnegat, 335 N.J. Super. 526 (Law Div. 2000).
Smith v. Ghigiotty, Jr., 219 N.J. Super. 231 (Law Div. 1987).
Menk v. Township Committee of Barnegat, 389 N.J. Super. 263 (Law Div. 2006)
Eggert v. Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1, 938 F.Supp. 1230 (D.N.J. 1996)
Koorn v. Lacey Township, 78 Fed. Appx. 199 (3rd Circuit, 2003)

Civic & Professional Organizations:

Finance Chairman, Ocean County Republican Organization
Board of Trustees, Ocean County College
New Jersey Institute of Municipal Attorneys
Chairman, District IIIA Ethics Committee
Former President, Lacey Township Chamber of Commerce
Lacey Township Soccer Club, coach over 20 years
Lacey Township Little League, coach over 12 years
Lacey Township Basketball Association, coach over 15 years
St. Joseph’s Endowment Committee
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Ocean County Bar Association
2016 Recipient of the Fred G. Stickel Memorial Award from the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys