The Law Office of Joseph D. Meares can trace its roots back to the law practice started by Joseph Stern in 1935 in the same building in which the firm is located today at 320 Conklin Street, Farmingdale, New York. For the past 80 years, we have offered legal services to individual and business clients. During that time we have developed long-term relationships with many of our clients. We are proud of this loyalty. Our clients trust our ability, honesty, and integrity, and appreciate the care and service we devote to each matter.
We invite any questions you may have about the services we offer and are confident that we can provide you with the highest quality of legal representation. The practice is primarily in the areas detailed on the services page, but it is a general practice and inquiry should be made if services are needed in an area not specifically listed. Please note that we are available for home and hospital appointments should the need arise.
Joseph D. Meares is an Accounting graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He has a Masters Degree from Hofstra University in Business Administration with a concentration in Banking, Investments, and Finance, and received his Law Degree from the University of St. John's School of Law. Mr. Meares is also a Certified Public Accountant.
After working as an Audit Senior for a Big Eight accounting firm and a Controller in private accounting for thirteen years, Mr. Meares attended law school at night, passed the bar, and has been a practicing attorney for over thirty years. During that time he has litigated various civil matters with a concentration in estate and will probate cases. Mr. Meares is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and serves on its Trusts and Estates, and Elder Law Committees. He is a past President of the Farmingdale Rotary Club and the Catholic Accountants Guild of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. He has lectured before various groups including the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce and the Farmingdale Rotary Club.
Mr. Meares is available for presentations on any area of practice and inquiry is invited should there be interest.