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Arlindo B. Araujo

Decades of practical experience, Arlindo “Art” Araujo has counseled and advised clients in many areas of the law.  Arlindo handles administrative, bench and jury trials in the areas of family law, immigration removal / deportation matters, civil, criminal and personal injury litigation.

Mr. Araujo is licensed in the States of New Jersey, New York, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Federal District Courts.  In addition to these states, he has been involved in litigation matters in Michigan, Brazil and immigration courts throughout the United States.  Mr. Araujo was winning counsel in the tax matter of Liapakis v. State Dept. of Treasury, Div. of Taxation, 363 N.J. Super. 96 (App. Div. 2003).

Notable matters handled by Mr. Araujo:

Family Law:
  • Divorce and Custody trials throughout New Jersey, including successful mediation prenuptial agreements and equitable distribution of domestic and foreign property
  • Qualified NJ Domestic Violence expert witness with in-court trial testimony
  • Tried NJ Domestic Violence Trials both for victims and defendants
  • Successfully petitioned state court for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status for minors
  • Immigration Cancellation of Removal cases stopping deportation for immigrants with hardships, disabilities, and criminal records
  • Adjusted hundreds of applicants for permanent resident family-based, work-based, asylum, VAWA, S, U and Special Immigrant Juvenile benefits
  • Clemency for bank robber saving client from removal to China
Business Disputes & Transactions:
  • Represented Catholic school elementary teachers for better working conditions
  • Represent clients in liquor license transfers, zoning issues and procurement / defense of professional licenses involving teachers, nurses and law enforcement
  • Completed numerous business transactions involving the leasing/purchase/sale of real property and businesses such as bars and restaurants, gas stations and manufacturers
  • Formation and counseling of non-for-profit groups such as social clubs, foundations, religious organizations and community service entities.
Estate, Probate and Planning:
  • Completed hundreds of Power of Attorneys, Health Care Directives and Last Will & Testaments
  • Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid related trusts
  • Litigated undue influence, inheritance distribution and accounting issues in chancery court 
Litigation & Criminal/DWI Defense:
  • Six-figure award in an employment law case against restaurant for discrimination
  • Funds for an employee retaliated by a Fortune 20 international company
  • Settlements/Trials in automobile negligence cases and employment discrimination cases
  • Court verdict for victims of assault at dance hall
  • Jury verdict against partner for breach of contract
  • Reduced tax claims/liens against taxpayers involving IRS and State tax authorities
  • Litigate cases involving Landlord/Tenant matters, claims against police departments
  • Represented police, teachers and correction officer unions in disciplinary actions and labor contracts negotiations with management
  • "Not guilty” jury verdict in attempted murder case at nightclub
  • Elimination and or Reduction of motor vehicle charges, including alleged drunk driving, and drug distribution cases.

Mr. Araujo attended college at Rutgers University and earned degrees in Accounting and Philosophy.  Prior to attending law school, Mr. Araujo was an auditor at Deloitte & Touche.  During law school, he was the Article's Editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Journal and a Moot Court Board member.  Following graduation from Seton Hall University School of Law, Art completed his LL.M. in taxation at New York University School of Law.

Adding to his commitment to the law and the effective representation of clients, Art is fluent in his native Portuguese language and proficient in the Spanish language.  Additionally, Art earned the Steuben Society of America award for German language studies.  He is an extensive world traveler, enjoys great food, wine and sports, and is active in his community's affairs.

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