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John Tolley

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Firm Name
JT Law Firm
Address
395 Ave X
Address 2
2nd Floor
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Brooklyn, NY 11223

Website
https://www.jtlawfirm.net
Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation, Contracts, Criminal Defense, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Litigation
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395 Avenue X, Brooklyn, NY, USA
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-73.96816369999999
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John Tolley is a former prosecutor & insurance defense lawyer licensed in the states of New York, Florida, and New Jersey.

Mr. Tolley attended Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2014. While in law school, Mr. Tolley was an active member of the Nova Trial Association and the Moot Court Society, representing his law school in several trial and appellate advocacy competitions nationwide. Prior to attending law school, he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science and double major in Legal Studies and Criminal Justice.

Upon graduating with honors from law school, Mr. Tolley served as a prosecutor handling thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases. He tried 40 jury trials and was quickly promoted to a special unit prosecutor handling violent first-degree felonies including attempted murders.

After serving as a prosecutor, Mr. Tolley entered private practice handling large caseloads as an attorney with a civil litigation insurance defense firm. While practicing at this firm, he represented multiple AAA-rated insurance carriers including Citizens Property, ASI, ARK Royal, Prepared, Progressive, Security First, and Weston.

Mr. Tolley continues to be actively involved in his community. Since 2014, he has mentored and developed the next wave of law graduates by serving as a head coach for Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad School of Law's mock trial program.

Memberships

Jewish National Fund, Brooklyn Cabinet Member
Jewish National Fund, Sabra Member
New York City Bar Association, Member
Florida Bar Young Lawyers, General Member
JNF Futures Miami, Executive Board Member (former)
Broward County Bar Association Criminal Law, Executive Board Member (former)
Broward County Young Lawyers Division, General Member (former)
Mock Trial Head Coach, NSU Shepard Broad College of Law (former)

Admissions

New York
Florida
New Jersey
United States Eastern District of New York
United States Southern District of New York
United States Southern District of Florida
United States Middle District of Florida

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad School of Law
J.D., 2014

University of Central Florida
B.A., Legal Studies & Criminal Justice, 2011

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JT Law Firm

395 Avenue X 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11223, USA

(855) 585-2997

5 out of 5 stars

Brittany Kipnis

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

We consulted with JT Law for an ongoing legal issue we were experiencing. Prior to consulting with him, we unfortunately hired a different lawyer. The hired lawyer ultimately did not help us with our case and proved to be ineffective. We consulted with JT and they helped us identify our legal rights...

Luba Nugid

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

My business hired JT Law Firm for a breach of contract with a customer. Mr. Tolley and Mrs. Balyasny were amazing They answered our calls and kept us informed at every step. I really felt like they were on our side and had our best interests at heart. I highly recommend JT Law Firm!

Valeria Rokhberg

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

I consulted with JT Law Firm regarding a contract dispute pertaining to my lease. They were extremely knowledgeable in their areas of expertise, which I could tell by the way my questions were answered and my concerns were addressed. Throughout the consultation they were very professional, thorough,...

Irwin Litvak

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

I've had the pleasure of hiring JT Law Firm to help me write a contract for my Web Development Company. I've already had one in place, but it needed serious help and Monica & John both sat with me and helped me with every clause and bullet point. The entire experience felt warm and thorough and any...

Saradia Lerouge

5 out of 5 stars

posted a year ago

Working with Mr. Tolley was truly a delight. He is punctual, knowledgeable, and is a great person to have on your team. In general, whenever you are in need of legal assistance, depending on the situation, it can be extremely nerve wrecking. Having Mr. Tolley on your side takes a lot of the stress...

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JT Law Firm
JT Law Firm 395 Avenue X 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11223

5 out of 5 stars

L.N.

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

My business hired JT Law Firm for a breach of contract with a customer. Mr. Tolley and Mrs. Balyasny were amazing They answered our calls and kept us informed at every step. I really felt like they were on our side and had our best interests at heart. I highly recommend JT Law Firm!

Brittany

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

We consulted with Mr. Tolley for an ongoing legal issue we were experiencing. Prior to consulting with him, we unfortunately hired a different lawyer. The hired lawyer ultimately did not help us with our case and proved to be ineffective. We consulted with Mr. Tolley and he helped us identify our...

Irwin

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

I hired John to help me restructure my contract for my web development company. He was polite, professional, and most importantly knowledgable. He sat with me in his conference room and walked me step-by-step through every clause and bullet point. The entire experience felt very warm and thorough....

Maureen

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

We contacted John Tolley about setting up a qualified income trust account required by Medicaid for my father in law who is in a nursing home. He responded quickly and he worked over the weekend to help us meet a deadline. He was so helpful and knowledge. He answered all our questions and called us...

Susana and PatrickFranklin

5 out of 5 stars

posted one year ago

We were extremely happy with John’s representation. He was thorough, caring and professional. We highly recommend John for his expertise, patience and kindness.

YP

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

Mr. Tolley is professional, articulate and diligent. I was able to contact him with no issues and he always responded to me in a timely manner. His representation was top notch. He had great knowledge and understanding of the law. I would highly recommend him.

Tunc

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

I had a wonderful experience working with Mr. J.Tolley, he is an actual professional with a solid background and complete knowledge of his field. I never had any issues trying to contact him and always had fast responses to my emails and messages. I certainly recommend working with John A. Tolley...