About the Firm

Laurence J. Shapiro, Esq. established the law firm in 1979. He is an accomplished transactional attorney with a strong background in residential and commercial real estate transactions including purchases, sales, leasing and refinancing. When you turn to the law firm of Laurence J. Shapiro, Esq., your matter will be handled by Mr. Shapiro, an attorney with more than 30 years of experience.


10 Pine Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-455-1840
Fax: 973-455-0073
Email: LJShapiroesq@aol.com

More than 30 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate law.

Attorney Profile

Laurence J. Shapiro, Esq.

Areas of Practice:

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate transactions
  • Business Transactions  –  Business formation and counseling, Business Purchases/Sales
  • Leasing
  • Wills and Estates
  • Corporate Law

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1978
  • Georgia, 1978
  • New York, 1989


  • Mercer University, The Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, GA, 1978, J.D, Cum Laude — Law review editor
  • Duke University, Durham, NC, 1974, B.S., Political Science, Minor in Economics
  • Wayne Valley High School, Wayne, NJ, 1970


  • Clerked for NJ Superior Court Judge George Helfrich 1978 – 1979


10 Pine Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-455-1840
Fax: 973-455-0073
Email: LJShapiroesq@aol.com


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Practice Areas

At the office of Laurence J. Shapiro, I provide a high level of availability and practical experience. I work with clients throughout the transaction process and help resolve any issues that that may arise during a transaction.

Residential Real Estate:

  • Purchase and sale of a home, vacation home or investment property
  • Refinancing

Commercial Real Estate:

  • Business formation and counseling
  • Acquisition and sale of businesses
  • Acquisition and sale of commercial property
  • Small business loans
  • Drafting and negotiating of commercial leases
  • Sale and purchase of cooperatives and condominiums

My success with clients is largely due to the fact that I have extensive experience in real estate law ranging from first-time home buyers to large corporations such as Marriott International, Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield NJ.  I believe in maintaining close contact with my clients during their entire transaction process, allowing me to provide legal assistance that is specific and individualized.

Wills and Estate Planning:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Living wills
  • Powers of attorney