Lee M. Perlman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Cherry Hill, NJ

Law Offices of Lee M. Perlman
 | 1926 Greentree Road, Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Phone: 856-751-4224
Fax: 856-751-4226
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Lee M. Perlman is the founder and owner of the Lee M. Perlman, Esq., law office, which has office locations in Cherry Hill, Mount Holly and Toms River, New Jersey. A top-rated attorney with more than 25 years of legal experience, Mr. Perlman represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout South Jersey who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Bankruptcy

·        Credit reporting errors and disputes

·        Collection defense

·        Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act issues

·        Business Reorganization

·        Mortgage related issues

A 1990 graduate of the School of Public Affairs in Washington, D.C., Mr. Perlman served as an assistant campaign manager for a U.S. congressional member before deciding to enter the legal profession. He then attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1993. Among his other legal education credentials, Mr. Perlman is a graduate of the Bankruptcy Inn of Court, and he completed the Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Boot Camp.

Licensed to practice in all New Jersey state courts since 1994, Mr. Perlman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Superior Court. Through his current legal practice, which he established in 1996, he and his team of associates handle approximately 500 consumer bankruptcy cases each year.

Recognized as one of the area's leading bankruptcy attorneys, Mr. Perlman has appeared on several televised and radio news outlets, where he offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of topics related to bankruptcy, and he currently serves as an attorney instructor for the New Jersey Bankruptcy Law Foundation. He has also testified before the New Jersey Legislature regarding a bill aimed at reducing abusive debt collection practices.

In addition, Mr. Perlman has numerous publications to his credit, and he conducts continuing legal education seminars and lectures across his region. He is also an active member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the Rutgers University's Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project Steering Committee and the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee, among his other professional affiliations.Mr. Perlman volunteers his time and services with Camden Regional Legal Services, and he received a Justice Medal of Honor from the Legal Services of New Jersey in 2010 for his exceptional pro bono service. 

Since 2016 both SJ Magazine and South Jersey Magazine have regularly named Lee as both an Awesome Attorney and Top Attorney respectively.

Lee maintains a 10 rating on Avvo.com.

In 2019 he was selected as a Super Lawyer in the area of consumer bankruptcy, a designation only shared by 2.5% of attorneys nationally.

Lee and his wife Kristen live in Haddonfield with their daughter Kate and son Jared.

When Lee is not working he enjoys swimming, traveling internationally with his family when it permits, reading and comedy.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Bankruptcy


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About Lee Perlman

Admitted: 1994, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.newjerseybankruptcy.com/lee-m-perlman-esq/


  • In 2010, Legal Services of New Jersey presented Lee with a Justice Medal of Honor for outstanding pro bono service., In 2010, Legal Services of New Jersey presented Lee with a Justice Medal of Honor for outstanding pro bono service., 2010
  • Delta Theta Phi
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Awesome Attorney by SJ Magazine, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Attorney Instructor – Financial Literacy Project of New Jersey Bankruptcy Law Foundation
  • Rutgers University Bankruptcy Pro Project Steering Committee, Member
  •  District Ethics Committee of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates, Member
  • New Jersey Bankruptcy Trustee Association, 1999 – Present, Member
  • Bankruptcy Inn of Court, 1998 – Present, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Superior Court, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3d Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1994
  • New Jersey, 1994

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Rutgers Pro Bono bankruptcy project volunteer attorney and steering member
  • Camden Regional Legal Services Pool Attorney, 1994 – Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Legal Perspectives on 1210 am CBS Radio as a guest attorney, Radio Program
  • Bankruptcy Reform Bills, Courier Post, September, 1998
  • National Fox Business Network, Guest Commentator
  • Featured in the April 2018 issue of The Barrister, publication of the Camden County Bar Association
  • Presenter at 2018 Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Burlington/Camden Bar, Tavistock Country Club, Haddonfield, April 10, 2018
  • Presenter at 16th Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Burlington/Camden Bar, January 2009
  • Lecturer at Rowan University Business School on financial management, 2011
  • Presenter at Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, 2011
  • Presenter at Camden County Bar Association Seminar on FDCPA, April 2009
  • Panelist speaking on mortgage servicing abuse in bankruptcy at the NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Summer 2008
  • Testified before the New Jersey Legislature in support of a bill aimed at curbing abusive debt collectors in New Jersey, June 2009
  • Guest Lecturer, “Introduction to Law”, Cumberland County College, 1998 – 1999

Educational Background:

  • Seton Hall University, Newark, New Jersey, 1996
  • B.A., The School of Public Affairs, Honor's : Dean’s List
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Graduate
  • Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Boot Camp, 2006
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Office Location for Lee M. Perlman

1926 Greentree Road
Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Phone: 856-751-4224

Fax: 856-751-4226

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Last Updated: 12/30/2019

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