Edward C. Eastman, Jr.
Monmouth Executive Center
100 Willow Brook Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
P: (732) 410-2353
F: (732) 462-8955
Attorneys / Edward C. Eastman, Jr.
EDWARD C. EASTMAN, JR. is the Firm's authority on Real Estate, Complex Title Disputes and General Litigation. His department processes applications for tideland grants and leases, waterfront development permits and CAFRA permits.
He has served as a lecturer for the New Jersey Land Title Institute, has authored sections of the New Jersey Practice Series on real estate law and is coauthor of NJICLE book entitled, "Residential Real Estate Law and Practice in New Jersey." He is the Past Chairperson of the Board of Consultors, of the Real Property Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Mr. Eastman's devotion to the practice of law is exemplified by the positions he has held and certifications he has obtained. The New Jersey Supreme Court has designated Mr. Eastman as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He has been certified as a mediator by the N.J. Administration Office of the Courts. He has served as a Municipal Court Judge, a Municipal Prosecutor, as Assistant Monmouth County Counsel, Boundary Line Commissioner, Condemnation Commissioner, H.U.D. Foreclosure Commissioner and Master in Chancery.
Mr. Eastman received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Delaware and his Juris Doctor Degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Eastman is the Director of the New Jersey Land Title Association (2000-present) and Director of the New Jersey Land Title Insurance Rating Bureau (2003-present). He served on the Title Insurance Advisory Committee with the N.J. Department of Banking and Insurance, the N.J.D.E.P. Advisory Committee on Onsite Wastewater Management, and the N.J. Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on Attorney Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Eastman is a member of the New Jersey State and the Monmouth Bar Associations.
In 2006 Mr. Eastman received the New Jersey State Bar Associations Legislative Recognition Award for his work on the proposed Adverse Possession Bill. Mr. Eastman has been listed as one of the top 100 Super Lawyers by New Jersey Monthly Magazine since 2008**. On January 25, 2012 The Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association awarded its Arthur S. Horn Distinghuised Service Award to Mr. Eastman for his extraordinary contributions to the development of Real Property Law in the State of New Jersey.
Mr. Eastman resides in Colts Neck with his wife and three children in a replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.