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Kristofher Beralo

Kristofher Beralo

Beralo & Michael, LLC.
  • Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, DUI & DWI ...
  • New Jersey
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Summary

Attorney Kristofher Beralo is a founding member of Beralo & Michael. Mr. Beralo grew up in Jersey City attending Marist High School in Bayonne, NJ. While still in high school Mr. Beralo joined the military as an Infantry soldier and deployed to the Middle East.

Mr. Beralo continued with his military service where he received numerous commendations and attended specialized schools such as Air Assault, Army Combatives and Drill Sergeant School. Mr. Beralo also served as a Platoon Sergeant for the 98th Division, instructing future leaders to becoming a Drill Sergeant. Currently, Mr. Beralo is a commissioned officer assigned to the 4th LOD JAG unit acting as a Judge Advocate General.

Mr. Beralo graduated from Rutgers-Newark in 2012 and attended Loyola-New Orleans College of Law shortly thereafter. While still in law school Mr. Beralo interned for esteemed New Orleans Attorneys Jason R. Williams and Nandi Campbell. Mr. Beralo also represented clients in Immigration Court as a 3rd year law student with limited practice. Mr. Beralo graduated in 2016 with a JD and an MBA.

Shortly thereafter Mr. Beralo moved back to New Jersey and worked under the tutelage of James R. Lisa and Peter Willis where he successfully tried cases in the majority of counties throughout New Jersey both in the Municipal and Superior Court level.

Mr. Beralo regularly appears in Municipal Courts and Superior Courts in Hudson County, Bergen County, Somerset County and Monmouth County.

Mr. Beralo has also represented clients in the New Jersey Appellate Division and Federal Court.. In his experience, communication and honesty is the most important thing in a successful attorney-client relationship. Mr. Beralo also serves as the Bergenfield Municipal Court Public Defender. Mr. Beralo is a passionate advocate with a reputation for being a straight-shooter when it comes to his clients’ cases.

Last updated: December 21, 2019

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • DUI & DWI
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Tax Law
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Case By Case Basis
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Languages
  • Tagalog: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Beralo & Michael, LLC.
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Attorney
Law Office Of Kristofher Beralo
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Law Offices of James R. Lisa, Esq.
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Associate Attorney. Litigating matters that are heard on both the Superior Court and Municipal Court.
Law Office of Meneses and Rosades
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Filed motions and briefs for Family and Criminal Matters.
Law Office of Jason Williams, ESQ.
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Assisted in Trial Preparation for Criminal Defense cases in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Education
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (2016)
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Loyola University New Orleans
MBA (2016)
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Rutgers University - Newark
B.A. (2012)
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Awards
Combatives
US Army
Drill Sergeant Course
US Army
Air Assault School
US Army
Human Resource School
US Army
Infantry School
US Army
Professional Associations
State Bar of New Jersey  # 142932017
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Drill Sergeant , Fort Dix, New Jersey
Army
Gave inspiration and motivation to civilians about the importance of being a soldier and our duty to protect the American way of life.
Certifications
United States Tax Court
Tax Court
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
15 Questions Answered

Q. I live in Colorado and am attempting to resolve outstanding NJ traffic tickets. Can you help, or must I be present?
A: You could have your appearance waive for certain circumstances. Reach out to a NJ attorney so that they could help resolve this matter for you.
Q. Can I withdraw my guilty plea of eluding police (car chase) if I fired my lawyer due to misrepresentation?
A: A short answer is that you can file a motion to withdraw your guilty plea. However, I suggest you hire an attorney to further guide you on this matter since there a lot to consider such as where you are procedurally (if you were sentenced etc.) with the case and the circumstances of your plea (plea form, plea hearing etc.).
Q. Am I assigned a public defender when arrested?
A: On your first appearance, the court will ask you whether or not you want to hire an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, the court will ask you to fill out a form so that a public defender could represent you.
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Contact & Map
Beralo & Michael, LLC
567 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Telephone: (201) 292-1930
Cell: (908) 365-9444
Fax: (201) 603-6775