Mission Statement

Leland Law Firm is committed
to serving families when legal solutions are needed to help tackle and resolve the challenges that
face us all.

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(732) 409-7777

 

Mary Jane Leland, Esq.
Leland Law Firm, LLC
Ellis Law Center
87 South Street
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Phone: (732) 409-7777
Fax: (732) 409-7772
mjleland@lelandlawfirm.com

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Prior to opening Leland Law Firm, LLC, Mary Jane Leland was an associate at the Law Office of Sharon Rivenson Mark, P.C. in Jersey City. She handled family law matters including adult adoption. She also represented clients in guardianship petitions and handled the preparation of Medicaid applications to fund the cost of long term care in a nursing home. Ms. Leland is frequently appointed by Hudson, Bergen, and Monmouth Counties as attorney for alleged incapacitated persons and alleged vulnerable adults.

Ms. Leland was Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward V. Torack, Bergen County Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part, handling pre-dissolution and post-judgment matrimonial matters and clerked for the State of New Jersey’s Office of the Attorney General, Division of Youth and Family Services.

During law school, Ms. Leland served as Law Clerk to Corporate Counsel at CentraState Medical Center, served as an intern at the Office of the Public Defender, Monmouth Region and served as student attorney at the Rutgers Disabilities Law Project Pro Bono Clinic and the Rutgers Domestic Violence Clinic.

Prior to law school, Mary Jane was an executive associate for the State of New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission advocating for full time rehabilitation for juveniles with addictions.

Bar Admissions

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

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law-Camden, J.D.
  • Ithaca College, B.A. in Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

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