William J. Lovas. Esq.

Bar Admissions

State: New Jersey (1971)
Federal: District of New Jersey (1971); United States Supreme Court (1971)


Lovas, Akselrad & Joseph, Randolph, NJ; Partner specializing in the general practice of law. The firm's practice includes the following areas: Family, Personal Injury, Commercial, Real Estate, Zoning, Insurance, Chancery, Probate, Landlord/Tenant, Municipal Court and Appeals. Legal Advisor to small and medium businesses. The law firm is a successor to Lovas & Akselrad (1986-1990) and Lovas, Ginsberg &ammp; Akselrad (1981-1986) and the sole proprietorship of William J. Lovas, Esq. (1972-1981).
Housing Authority Town of Dover, Morris County, NJ; My partner, Abraham M. Akselrad, was legal counsel to the municipal housing authority. 1991-Present. In his absence over the years I have filled in as the substitute attorney to the Housing Authority of the Town of Dover.
Mediation: Approved foreclosure mediator for the New Jersey State Court System from 2010 to Present.

Professional Affiliations and Associations

Member of the Morris County Bar Association (1971-Present); Assistant County Counsel for the County of Morris (1986-1991); former member of the State and American Bar Associations and the New Jersey Federation of Planning Officials; previously represented the Planning Board of the Town of Dover, NJ and the Board of Adjustment of the Township of Randolph; substitute representation of the Board of Adjustment in Roxbury Township and Denville Township, NJ; numerous appearances before municipal governing bodies and other municipal agencies on behalf of private clients; Commissioner and now Chairman of the Dover, Wharton, Mine Hill and Victory Gardens Juvenile Conference Committee (1980-Present).

Miscellaneous Affiliations and Community Activities

Former President of The Legal Aid Society of Morris County and presently Trustee of its successor, The Legal Services of Northwest Jersey; Past President and present member of the Dover Kiwanis Club; Past President of the Greater Dover West Morris Chamber of Commerce; Member of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, Dover, NJ; Member of the Board of Trustees of Dover Childcare Center, Dover, NJ; Trustee of The Pope John Endowment Foundation, Sparta, NJ.


Graduate University of Tennessee School of Law Juris Prudence Degree received June 1970.
Undergraduate Seton Hall Univeristy, South Orange, NJ, Bachelor of Arts Degree received June 1967.

Personal Information

Married to Donna Lee Lovas, RN. Children: William, Robert and Jaime. Grandchildren: Jackson, Parker and Eli.