About Us

Mission Statement

CCLSJ was founded as an act of collaboration between the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus, the Diocese of Camden and lay ministers. We seek to promote justice for the poor and marginalized in the City of Camden and throughout Southern New Jersey. Together with our partners in Ministry at JUST, and in cooperation with the Bishop of Camden, we strive to find God in all things and work to build the Kingdom of God through our legal ministry to the immigrant community and the working poor.

Staff

Jeffrey S. DeCristofaro, Esquire
Executive Director and Attorney,
Family and Civil Litigation

  • Rutgers University School of Law, JD
  • Ohio State University, Honors BA
  • Former Senior Attorney for South Jersey Legal Services
  • Former Law Clerk to Max A. Baker, Presiding Family Law Judge in Atlantic and Cape May Counties
  • President’s award recipient for academic excellence, Ohio State

Carole A. Wood, Esquire
Coordinator of CCLSJ Immigration Program

  • Chicago Kent College of Law, JD
  • American University, BA
  • Recipient of Mary Philbrook Public Service Award

Denise M. Higgins, Esquire
Coordinator of CCLSJ Domestic Violence and Family Law Projects

  • Villanova University Law School, JD
  • Villanova University, BA

Lisa Incollingo , Esquire
Domestic Violence and Family Law Attorney

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, JD
  • Univeristy of Southern Cal, B.S.

Evelyn Sabando
Board of Immigration Appeals Accredited Representative

  • University of Puerto Rico, BA
  • Recognized for service by CLINIC (Catholic Legal Immigration Network)

Gina Cosentino

  • Rutgers University,
  • BA BIA Accredited

Yvette Garcia
Receptionist / Secretary

Board of Trustees

John Connell, Esq. (Chairman)
Archer & Greiner, P.C

Rev. Msgr. Eugene Fitzsimmons, JCD
Judicial Vicar – Court of Second Instance
Diocese of Camden

John Grogan, Esq.
Langer Grogan & Diver

Reverend Peter Joyce, JCL
Vice Chancellor, Diocese of Camden

Reverend Gregory Kalscheur, SJ, Esq.
Assistant Professor Boston College Law School

Jane Kenney, Esq. (Secretary / Treasury)
Kenney & Kearney LLP

Jim Godino, Esq.
McKernan, McKernan and Godino

Lisa Rodriguez, Esq.
Trujillo Rodriguez & Richards

Vincent Guest, Esg
South Jersey Legal Services

Frank Messina
Allrisk, Inc

Directions

In order to better serve our clients, CCLSJ suggests that you make and appointment before you arrive at the office.

Main Office (Immigration and Family Law)

126 N. Broadway, 2nd Floor Camden, NJ 08103
(Located in the Catholic Charities Building)
Telephone(856-583-2950)

From Philadelphia – take Benjamin Franklin Bridge and continue on Rt. 30 East. Take 130 South towards Atlantic City . Turn right on Haddon Ave. (There is no sign at this corner, but there are a Dunkin Donuts and a Radioshack.) The building is one story on your left hand side with blue awnings and US flag. There is additional parking behind the building.

From Rt.130 South – Turn right on Haddon Ave. (There is no sign at this corner, but there is a Dunkin Donuts and a Radioshack.) Building is one story on your left hand side with blue awnings and US flag. There is additional parking behind the building.

From Rt. 130 North – In order to turn left on Haddon Ave. , you need to follow the signs for Camden and turn right in order to go underneath Rt. 130. You will emerge at a stoplight where you will turn right to be on Haddon Ave. The building is one story on your left hand side with blue awnings and US flag. There is additional parking behind the building.

State St. Office (Civil Law, Immigration, Family Law and Adminstrative Office)

From Philadelphia – take Broadway exit (first exit) off of Benjamin Franklin Bridge and take an immediate right at Stop sign onto Penn St . Turn right onto 5 th St which will curve to turn into Pearl St . Turn right onto 3 rd St . Turn Right onto State St. The office will be on your left hand side.

From Rt. 30 West – Take Rutgers Business district (last exit before toll) continue on Linden St . Turn right on 7 th St . Turn left on State St . The office will be on your right hand side.

Atlantic City Office (Immigration)

9 N. Georgia Ave. Atlantic City, NJ 08401
The office is located on Georgia Ave, right off of Atlantic Ave.

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