Attorneys of Fitzgerald & Associates

Nicholas Fitzgerald

For 25 years, Mr. Fitzgerald has been in private practice specializing in bankruptcy law primarily representing debtors in bankruptcy under Chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.  During his career he has successfully handled over 8,000 cases on behalf of debtors. Prior to starting his own practice, Mr. Fitzgerald served in the US Navy JAG Corps where he handled a wide variety of family, consumer and criminal matters in the United States, Europe and the Middle East.

Education:

  • J.D., New York Law School, 1984
  • B.A., City College of New York, 1981

Bar Admissions:

New York

  • United States District Court, Eastern District
  •  United States District Court, Southern District

New Jersey

  •  United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Membership:

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • National Consumer Law Center
  • New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court
New Jersey
Lauren Yassine

Lauren joined F&A in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, she served as law clerk to the Honorable Salvatore Bovino in the Hudson County Superior Court. 

Lauren received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2007.  While in law school she served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Donald H. Steckroth of the United States Bankruptcy Court in Newark, New Jersey. Lauren also participated in the Center for Social Human Rights and Immigration Clinic.

Education:

  • JD, Seton Hall University School of Law, 2007
  • BA, Connecticut College, 2002

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey

  • United States District Court, District Court of New Jersey

 New York

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

Membership:

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • National Consumer Law Center
  • New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court