Shelley L. Stangler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Springfield, NJ

The Law Offices of Shelley L. Stangler, P.C.
 | 155 Morris Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081
Phone: 973-379-2500
Fax: 973-379-0031
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Schools & Education (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)


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Attorney Profile

An attorney with almost four decades of experience, Shelley L. Stangler handles personal injury and civil rights cases for people in New Jersey. She founded The Law Offices of Shelley L. Stangler, P.C., in 1999, and her areas of practice include the following: workers’ compensation, motorcycle accidents, legal malpractice, discrimination, motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle defects, rollover accidents, truck accidents, brain injuries, professional malpractice, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability, slip and falls, defective machinery and products, employment discrimination, special education, education law, school and police misconduct, and construction accidents.

Ms. Stangler is an extremely knowledgeable attorney who is actively involved with several professional organizations. She is a member of the Union County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. A past president of Women Lawyers of Union County, she is on now on the board of governors for the New Jersey Association for Justice.

A summa cum laude graduate of Boston University, Ms. Stangler earned a Bachelor of Science in 1977 in broadcasting, film and journalism. She then attended law school and graduated in the top 25% of her class from Brooklyn Law School. While studying to become a lawyer, she was also a member of the Moot Court Society.

As well as being admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York state courts, Ms. Stangler is admitted to practice before the following federal courts: United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Civil Rights
  • 30%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Schools & Education
  • 10%Employment Litigation
Focus Areas

Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Schools, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


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About Shelley Stangler

Admitted: 1987, New Jersey

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association
  • Union County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers), Board of Governors
  • Women Lawyers of Union County, Past President
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • New York, 1982

Educational Background:

  • Boston University, Summa Cum Laude, Journalism/Media, Film, Broadcasting, 1977

Industry Groups

  • Businesses
  • Law Enforcement
  • Ms. Stangler works to hold corporations
  • school and the government accountable for misconduct.
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Office Location for Shelley L. Stangler

155 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081

Phone: 973-379-2500

Fax: 973-379-0031

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Last Updated: 1/12/2020

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