Attorney Profiles Riviere Cresci & Singer LLC
Jonathan D. Singer
Attorney at Law
Jonathan D. Singer is a founding member of the Singer Riviere Law Group. Prior to founding the group, Mr. Singer was in the real estate law department of a major retail corporation in New York City, where he worked on commercial lease and contract negotiations with developers and property owners.
Along with his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University – Newark, Mr. Singer also has a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University. During the course of his career Mr. Singer spent a number of years in the corporate world; he also was instrumental in developing start-up businesses in New York City. However, Mr. Singer always knew his passion was in the legal field. As such, Mr. Singer enrolled in law school, where he excelled in his academic pursuits. He was awarded a Dean’s Merit Scholarship for his academic achievement.
Mr. Singer’s practice areas include commercial litigation, business matters, personal injury, workers’ compensation, criminal law and family law. Mr. Singer has experience in a multitude of legal matters. He continually keeps himself on the leading edge of his practice areas with his membership in the New Jersey Association for Justice, the Monmouth County Bar Association, and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He is admitted to the bar in both New Jersey and New York. He is admitted to practice before the both the state courts of New Jersey and New York, as well as the US District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Attorney at Law
PAUL J. RIVIERE, V, is a founding member of the Singer Riviere Law Group. Before founding the group, he was a Certified Legal Intern at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s office. He also worked for a well-known insurance defense law firm in Miami-Dade County. He has extensive experience in many facets of the law, enabling him to advise his clients on a multiple matters and a variety of cases. Having both plaintiff and defense experience allows him to analyze each case from both sides and obtain maximum results for his clients. His primary practice areas include Business and Contract Law, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Consumer Bankruptcy and Criminal Law.
He is a member of many attorney organizations, including the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJ Trial Lawyers), Monmouth County Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Hayden Proctor Inn of Court. His membership in these organizations allows him to stay in close contact with his colleagues in the legal field, as well as stay on top of the ever changing laws in his primary areas of practice.
Mr. Riviere’s devotion to the practice of law is furthered by serving as a Pool Attorney for the Public Defender’s Office since 2008. This experience has allowed him to gain valuable insight into the NJ Criminal Justice System. Mr. Riviere has represented both civil and criminal clients in Federal Court, Civil Court and Municipal Court.
Mr. Riviere received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the West Virginia University and his Juris Doctor Degree from the Saint Thomas University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Riviere was a recipient of an academic scholarship. His scholarly accolades in law school include a prestigious book award in the study of Property Law, as well as being on the Dean’s List. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.