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Richard T. Rapone

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Hackensack, New Jersey

Richard T. Rapone

Richard T. Rapone is a partner of the firm. His practice areas include real estate and transactional matters, estate planning and administration, professional and occupational licensing, personal injury, non-profit entities, limited liability companies and other business entities, collections, including assessment collections on behalf of condominium associations and cooperative corporations and all legal services rendered on behalf of these community associations. He has been with the firm since 1978, when he was admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

After graduating with honors from Dickinson College (B.A., 1974), Mr. Rapone earned his law degree from the University of Miami (J.D., 1978). He has been a member of the Advisory Council of the University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, the National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys, and authored "The 90's Chiropractic Environment in New Jersey", published in The New Jersey Journal in May/June 1994. In addition, he has served as general counsel to the New Jersey Chiropractic Society and the Northern New Jersey Chiropractic Society.

Mr. Rapone is a fitness enthusiast and has completed numerous marathons and other road races. He also has served as a Eucharistic minister and reader at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in Wayne, New Jersey.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1978

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate and Transactional Matters
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Professional and Occupational Licensing
  • Personal Injury
  • Non-Profit Entities
  • Limited Liability Companies and other business entities
  • Collections, including Condominium Association Assessment Collections
  • Collections, including Cooperative Corporation Assessment Collections
  • General Counsel to Condominium Associations and Co-operative Corporations

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida - 1978
  • Dickinson College
    • B.A. - 1974
    • Honors: With Honors

Published Works

  • The 90's Chiropractic Environment in New Jersey, The New Jersey Journal, May/June, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Federalist Society
Business Law Advice in New Jersey
AV Lexis-Nexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal AbilitySuper Lawyers

Kates Nussman Rapone Ellis & Farhi, LLP
190 Moore Street, Suite 306
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-7211
Fax: 201-488-1210
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