Frances A. Tomes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Freehold, NJ

Tomes Law Firm, PC
 | 1 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 732-931-6351
Fax: 732-333-0682
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1986
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (40%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Consumer Law (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (10%)


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Attorney Profile

The founder of her eponymous law firm, Frances A. Tomes divides her practice among business law, consumer bankruptcy, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and Social Security Disability claims. Located in Freehold, New Jersey, she provides representation to clients throughout Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties. Admitted to practice in both New Jersey and New York, Ms. Tomes is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. She has been certified in civil trial law by the Supreme Court of New Jersey's Board on Attorney Certification, and she is a 1986 recipient of a Juris Doctor cum laude from New York Law School.

In her business practice, Ms. Tomes assists prospective entrepreneurs with respect to the most advantageous type of legal entity for their new ventures. Once the business has been formed, she helps them with regulatory compliance, prepares employment agreements and other contracts, and advises them on employment law matters. Ms. Tomes also represents individual clients who are overwhelmed by their financial obligations and who are seeking debt relief through Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 or through other appropriate methods.

Ms. Tomes additionally represents people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of personal injury cases that she has handled have included medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, workplace accidents, and defective products. For clients who are no longer able to work due to a physical or mental disability, she assists them in filing claims for benefits with the Social Security Administration. Her colleagues have awarded her a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo for her successful track record in all of her endeavors.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Bankruptcy
  • 10%Tax
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Consumer Law
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Other
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Class Actions


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020

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About Frances Tomes

Admitted: 1986, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Attorneys in New Jersey by her peers since 2010.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • New Jersey Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Middlesex County Asbestos Advisory Board
  • Board of Governors of the New Jersey Association of Justice
  • National Association of Tax Professionals.
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Committees for Consumer Protection, Medical Malpractice, Class Action and Product Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith Committee of the New Jersey Association of Justice


  • Gutelkov v. Buy Buy Baby
  • Extensis, Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Company

Educational Background:

  • Pace University with high honors, Business Administration
  • New York Law School in New York, NY., with honors

Industry Groups

  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • service business
  • Small Business
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Office Location for Frances A. Tomes

1 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone: 732-931-6351

Fax: 732-333-0682

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Last Updated: 12/9/2019

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