Jessica A. Berry, Esq.

Jessica A. Berry has over 11 years of experience in the areas of creditor’s rights and foreclosure and gained valuable expertise litigating cases involving TILA, RESPA, Consumer Fraud Act, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act issues. Prior to attending law school she was a legal assistant at New Jersey’s largest collection firm and after graduating from law school, was a law clerk in the litigation department at a large foreclosure firm in Ohio. Before joining Stern, Lavinthal & Frankenberg, LLC, she was a litigation attorney in the area of New Jersey foreclosures. Ms. Berry’s approach to plaintiff’s foreclosure litigation is a balance between zealous advocacy for her clients and healthy compassion for those in foreclosure. Whenever possible, Ms. Berry’s goal is to facilitate alternatives to foreclosure, such as loan modifications or graceful exits.


Seton Hall University (B.A., 2002)
Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2006)

New Jersey State Bar, 2007
United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2007

New Jersey State Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division

Our Clients

about the mission The attorneys of Stern, Lavinthal & Frankenberg, LLC specialize in creditor’s rights, real estate transactions and commercial litigation in the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Our typical clients are servicers, banks, financial institutions, business enterprises, and private investors seeking resolution on property related legal issues. For over 70 years, we have provided representation with respect to foreclosures, evictions, REO sales, bankruptcies, loss mitigation, and commercial and residential real estate closings, as well as, maintaining an extensive civil litigation practice dedicated to commercial litigation, including land use, contracts, creditor’s rights/lender liability proceedings and residential and commercial tax foreclosure. 

Our services

Representing clients re: multiple legal issues

  • Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosure
  • Land Use and Real Estate

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