Jennifer M. Cassandra Esq.
Jennifer M. Cassandra Esq. graduated from New York University, New York, NY with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and minor in Computer Science. She received her Juris Doctor law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1996. She was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar in December, 1996 and to the New York State Bar in January, 1997.
During her matriculation at Brooklyn Law School, Ms. Cassandra completed several internships with the Brooklyn and Staten Island District Attorneys’ Offices. Ms. Cassandra was a student law clerk for the Honorable William F. Mastro, Supreme Court, Kings County who is now Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of NY, Appellate Division, 2nd Judicial Department as well as the Honorable Mario Mattei who is now the Criminal Court Judge, Richmond County. Ms. Cassandra considers her experience and relationship with these distinguished and respected Judges as invaluable to her career.
Upon graduating Brooklyn Law School in 1996, Ms. Cassandra began her career in the area of Customs and International Trade providing services to the importing, exporting and shipping communities. In 1998, Ms. Cassandra left the administrative law field to form her own firm. The Law Offices of Jennifer M. Cassandra continued until her merger with former law school classmate Dominick Gullo, Esq. forming Cassandra & Gullo, PLLC in 2010. In 2015, Cassandra & Gullo PLLC have now joined forces with Aidala, Bertuna & Kamins PC. Ms. Cassandra, Mr. Gullo and Mr. Aidala have known each other since 1994 and have been working together on select cases over the years. They have built a successful working relationship based on mutual respect and admiration for each other both as friends and lawyers.
As a solo practitioner in New Jersey in the late 1990’s, Ms. Cassandra provided all aspects of legal services to corporations from formation to contract negotiations and shareholder disputes. She counseled various corporations including general contractors, as well as providing services to developers in commercial real estate transactions, financing and land acquisitions. In 2006, she expanded the firm’s representation to the area of Family and Matrimonial law. Upon moving her law firm to New York in 2009, Ms. Cassandra again expanded her practice to include Insurance Litigation representing various medical providers in recovering monies pursuant to the NY No-Fault statutes.
Although continuing to handle residential/commercial real estate transactions and insurance litigation, from 2006 forward Ms. Cassandra focused primarily on the areas of Family and Matrimonial law. It is in these areas that Ms. Cassandra has provided much needed insight, compassion and assistance to her clients. Ms. Cassandra’s expertise in contract and real estate transactions combined with her mathematical background and experience with negotiating agreements has proved invaluable in counseling clients in all of the areas of life that are effected by divorce.
Ms. Cassandra has been awarded VIP Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women for her dedication to battered spouses and commitment to families of divorce She is admitted to the Supreme Courts of the States of New York and New Jersey. In 1997, she was admitted to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York and the District of New Jersey. Ms. Cassandra is an active member of various associations including the New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Richmond County Bar Association and The Columbian Lawyers Association.
- 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- New Jersey, 1996
- New York, 1997
- Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York