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Veer Patel, Esq.

About Veer Patel

Veer P. Patel, Esq. is one of the founding attorneys of The Law Offices of Patel & Cardenas. He currently leads the litigation department of the firm specifically in the legal areas of real estate and probate, which means he and his talented legal team are well-equipped to assist you with matters ranging from commercial lease disputes, partition actions, contested wills, creditor claims on an inheritance, and more! Every day, he comes to work with clear goals – to develop ways to help his clients better their future prospects and stabilize their current situation. His history of legal excellence can give his clients confidence that their futures are in the best hands! 

Veer Patel’s Legal Focus & Core Practice Areas

Veer Patel has extensive experience handling the following case types:

  • Complex foreclosure 
  • Loan modifications
  • Partitions
  • Quiet Title 
  • Cannabis law
  • Litigation (Real estate-based)
  • Intestacy issues 
  • Will contests
  • Fiduciary removal or malfeasance
  • Trust contests
  • Probate appeals
  • Creditor claims
  • And more.

Veer Patel’s Past Experience

Veer Patel is extremely grateful for the late Hon. Sherry Hutchins Henderson, Judge of the Superior Court. He cites his clerkship in her chambers in the Essex Vicinage as one of the best professional experiences of his career (and it is for many attorneys who choose clerkships prior to the practice of law). Writing opinions, researching case law, observing side/bar and in chambers conversations, handling the jury, managing Sheriff Officers assigned to the Court, and getting to know and work with Court staff have all undeniably contributed to his success as an attorney and litigator. 

He has also served as the Correspondence Secretary for the City of Newark, where his responsibility was to liaise between citizens, government officials (local, state and federal), and local institutions (non-profit organizations, universities, local businesses, etc.). These conversations and communications exposed Veer Patel to the unique circumstances and messaging required to achieve the goals of the City Government while advocating for positive change in the communities by leveraging his relationships with government and community leaders. 

Veer Patel has always been passionate about working with non-profit organizations because of their unique and selfless missions. His work with Federal Senator Cory A. Booker led him to a non-profit, Volunteer Lawyers For Justice, that was supported and cherished in the Mayor’s office. The organization provided exposure to various clients from underserved communities that allowed him to “cut his teeth” with challenging factual circumstances. He is most thankful to VLJ for teaching me the empathy required to deal with the most difficult situations with grace. 

His legal and volunteer experience prior to founding The Law Offices of Patel & Cardenas includes:

  • Associate Attorney – E Waters & Associates, Queens NY
  • Correspondence Secretary & Speech Writer, City of Newark – Cory A. Booker (Current U.S. Senator), Newark NJ
  • Law Clerk –Hon. Sherry Hutchins-Henderson, J.S.C., Newark NJ
  • Law Clerk – Volunteer Lawyers for Justice, Newark NJ
  • Urban Pathways, New York City, NY
  • Sigma Lambda Beta, International Fraternity Inc., Newark, NJ
  • Community Food Bank of New Jersey
  • BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir

Veer Patel’s Education

Veer Patel attended Rutgers University, where he graduated with a BA in Political Science and a JD from Rutgers Law. He was Valedictorian of his class, and you can watch his speech here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qBdz7oBd7Q&t=2s

Veer Patel’s Bar Admissions, Licenses, & Professional Associations

  • Admitted to the New Jersey State Bar
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta, Legal Fraternity
  • Hudson Connections

Contact Veer P. Patel, Esq.

If you are facing a legal matter related to litigation, real estate, or probate, contact Veer Patel at the Law Office of Patel & Cardenas today to book a free consultation and learn more about how he can help you!

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