Joseph Shapiro Middlebrooks Shapiro, P.C. 973-218-6877 Bankruptcy Litigation Esq.
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Joseph Shapiro concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, individual bankruptcy, creditor/debtor representation, and bankruptcy litigation. In 2015, Mr. Shapiro served as a Judge in the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition. Since 2014, Mr. Shapiro has served as a Continuing Legal Education Presenter with Marino Legal CLE. Since 2012, Mr. Shapiro has served as a Volunteer Attorney with the Honorable Morris Stern Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project (the Rutgers-Newark Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project). In 2010, Mr. Shapiro co-founded PayMyTrustee (, a nationwide Chapter 13 trustee payment service, and holds a patent entitled Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee Payment System and Method. PayMyTrustee’s vendors currently provide services to debtors in 45+ states. Since 2008, Mr. Shapiro has been a member of the Bankruptcy Inn of Court. He is currently a Barrister in the Inn. While attending Seton Hall Law, Mr. Shapiro accepted legal internships with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc. and Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York, and served as a research assistant to Professors Carl H. Coleman and Gaia Bernstein. Education Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ, J.D., I.P. Concentration (2008) The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, B.F.A., magna cum laude, I.D. (2002) Admitted State of New Jersey (2008) United States District Court, District of New Jersey (2008) State of New York (2009) United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (2009) United States District Court, Southern District of New York (2009)