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Comprehensive legal representation in Woodland Park, New Jersey    

At Bastarrika, Soto, Gonzalez & Somohano, L.L.P., we are a small firm with big resources. Our highly experienced team of attorneys takes a personal interest in each and every case. We care about how your case turns out, and we have compassion for what you’re going through. At our law firm, you’re more than a case file. You’re an individual whose rights we take seriously, and vow to protect.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Immigration & Naturalization Law

Call 973-977-9919 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Jose I. Bastarrika

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1996

Education:

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey, 1996
    • J.D.
  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 1993
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member)
  • Passaic County Bar Association (Member)
  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (Lifetime Member)
  • New Jersey State Bar Family Law Executive Committee
  • Passaic County Best Practices Committee
  • Passaic County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel (Panel Chair)
  • Bergen, Passaic, Morris County Roster of Economic Mediators
  • NJ Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (Section Chair)

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Attorney Franklin G. Soto

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Education:

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey, 1989
    • J.D.
  • John Jay College, City University of New York, 1986
    • B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Association for Justice
  • The New York State Trial Lawyers of America
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • National Hispanic Bar Association
  • New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Passaic County Bar Association

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Attorney Jerard A. Gonzalez

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008

Education:

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1992
    • J.D.
  • Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, 1988
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”)
  • New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"), , Chair, 2007 to 2009
  • New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"), , Vice Chair, 2005 to 2007
  • New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association
  • National Hispanic Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Hispanic Institute of Research and Development, Hackensack, New Jersey, Trustee

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Attorney John T. Somohano

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2001

Education:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 2000
    • J.D.
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Rutgers University, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, 1996
    • B.S.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Hispanic Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Passaic County Bar Association
  • Association of NJ Municipal Court Practitioners

Attorney Kelly Degen

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 2019

Education:

  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 2018
    • J.D.
  • Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, 2015
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: History and Jurisprudence
    • Minor: French

Attorney Gabrielle Thurin

Bar Admissions:

  • Puerto Rico, 2018

Education:

  • University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • J.D.
  • University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, 2015
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Sociology

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Attorney David Ventoso

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 2020

Education:

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.S.
    • Major: Sports Management

Office Locations

Hackensack Office
90 Main St
Suite 308
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Woodland Park Office
3 Garret Mountain Plaza
Suite 302
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

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