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Profiles


Michael J. Sluka, Esq.

Michael J. Sluka, Esq., was a former partner in the firms of Sluka & Northgrave, P.C. and Sluka & Drumeler, P.C. and has previously served as an Assistant Prosecutor in Hudson County, after which he was associated with the Jersey City law firm of Panepinto, Paolina, Doherty & Mangin. Mr. Sluka holds a J.D. degree from New York Law School and a B.A. magna cum laude from Rutgers University. Mr. Sluka, admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, concentrates on criminal and civil litigation (including insurance defense and defense of police officers in §1983 actions), transactional matters and bankruptcy. Mr. Sluka has extensive trial experience, having tried various criminal and civil matters in federal and state courts including the first anonymous federal jury trial in New Jersey, a four and a half month RICO trial. Mr. Sluka was also part of the Exxon Corporation defense team, having successfully represented his client before three separate Grand Juries after the 1990 oil spill in the Arthur Kill. Mr. Sluka currently serves as Affordable Housing Counsel for the County of Hudson.


Lawrence D. Minasian, Esq.

Lawrence D. Minasian, Esq. was previously associated with the law offices of Steven I. Greene. Mr. Minasian is a trial attorney who practices in the area of personal injury, civil and criminal litigation. He has extensive experience defending public housing authorities, governmental entities, law enforcement officers and private insurance carriers in personal injury and civil rights litigation. He has also represented a volume of plaintiffs in personal injury cases including wrongful death, motor vehicle, premise liability, workers’ compensation and medical malpractice claims. Mr. Minasian has served as a law clerk for the Honorable Arthur L. Troast, a Judge of the Superior Court Law Division of Bergen County. Mr. Minasian is a cum laude graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and a cum laude graduate from Seton Hall University and a Barrister in Seton Hall University School of Law’s Inn of Court.