Stephanie is an associate attorney with a career based on research, advocacy, and experience with a diverse range of law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science at Rutgers University and her Juris Doctorate at Seton Hall University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and United States federal courts.
Stephanie has advocated for clients both in municipal and superior courts on matters ranging from license suspension, disorderly persons offenses, gun charges and pre-trial detention hearings.
Here at Citizen Soldier Law, she specializes in assisting clients facing criminal charges in plea negotiations and applications for diversionary programs such as the Veterans Criminal Diversion Program and Pre-Trial Intervention programs. She also practices on a federal level representing commissioned officers of federal agencies and as an accredited advocate for veterans in VA appeals.
Prior to her legal career, Stephanie spent six years studying and drafting legislation in the New Jersey State Legislature as a Policy Analyst and Chief of Staff. In the General Assembly, she staffed the Assembly Labor Committee, Assembly Regulated Professions Committee, and Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee. As a policy staffer, her committee work consisted of analyzing pending bills, composing bill reports for legislators, and providing support services in committee hearings. Stephanie also supervised the district office for former Assemblyman and former gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli in which she handled all his legislative affairs and oversaw all district office operations.