Jeffrey V. Stripto, Esq.

Mr. Stripto has always known that he wanted to be a trial lawyer.  He began his legal education in high school while working at the law firm of Drazin and Warshaw.  He continued to work there throughout high school, college and into law school to gain knowledge and experience about the practice of law.  Mr. Stripto attended Seton Hall University receiving a Bachelors Degree in Political Science with minor in Business Administration.  He began his formal legal education at Pace University School of Law where he focused on becoming a trial attorney.  While at Pace, he was a member of the trial team.  He received his Juris Doctor from Pace University in 1999.  While attending Pace, Mr. Stripto continued to extend his legal knowledge by working for a bankruptcy trustee and then as a paralegal at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office.

Upon graduation from Pace University, Mr. Stripto was admitted to the bar in both New Jersey and New York.   Mr. Stripto immediately joined the Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey, where he has been an active member since 1999.    He began practicing that following August with Drazin and Warshaw in Red Bank, New Jersey.  Mr. Stripto immediately was assigned the responsibilities of preparing and taking to trial many personal injury cases and continued to do so until March of 2003, when he joined the Law Offices of Robert A. Olkowitz, P.C..

Upon his arrival at the Law Offices of Robert A. Olkowitz, the focus of his practice expanded from personal injury to worker’s compensation and social security disability matters.  Mr. Stripto has been passionate and very effective in his efforts to fight for individuals to obtain the benefits and compensation to which they are entitled.

Mr. Stripto has attended countless seminars and presentations with ATLA.  He also became a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, as well as, the Monmouth Bar Association in 2000 where he participated in Inns of the Court.  This is a two year program where state judges and experienced attorneys work with new attorneys discussing and analyzing legal issues.  Mr. Stripto was also hired a s a adjunct professor in the paralegal department at Brookdale Community College where he teaches courses in Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Disability.