Licensed since 1988
Patricia Medina Talbert
- Elder Law, Family Law & Estate Planning
Throughout her career, Patricia Medina Talbert, has focused on one thing: the individual. As a former judge and current lecturer and professor, Ms. Medina Talbert understands the legal, financial and emotional elements of a lawsuit and works diligently, efficiently and expertly to ensure the best outcome possible.
- Appointment as a Special Assistant and Deputy Attorney General to Attorney General Robert J. DelTufo;
- Successfully argued in the Supreme Court of Hackensack, New Jersey to rewrite the law on employer internal sexual harassment investigations (Payton v. Hackensack, New Jersey Turnpike Authority, 148 N.J. 524 , 691 A. 2d 321);
- Past President of the Essex County Bar Association;
- Co-founder of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of Hackensack, New Jersey (APALA/NJ);
- A former officer of the Essex-Newark Legal Services, which provides legal services for the underprivileged;
- Former committee member of the District Ethics Committee; and
- Adjunct Professor, Rutgers School of Law.
- B.A., University of Hawaii, 1976 – Honors Program M.A., Michigan State University, 1982, Organizational Comm/Labor Relations J.D., Rutgers School of Law, 1985 – Newark; Minority Student Program – Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award; Managing Editor, Women’s Rights Law Reporter; Teaching Assistant for Property, Torts, Legal Writing and Civil Procedure. Bar AdmissionsHackensack, New Jersey 1986 – State and federal courts New York, 1987 – State, federal court pending Roseland. Mr. Giro is fluent in Spanish and English