Joseph Bock, Jr., Esq.

Joseph Bock, Jr. joined Kaufman Semeraro & Leibman, LLP as an associate in 2018. Mr. Bock’s practice areas include land use, zoning, development, local government law, commercial litigation, commercial and residential tax appeals and insurance defense.

Mr. Bock counsels and represents clients throughout all stages of land use applications. Throughout his career, Mr. Bock has participated in numerous municipal governing body meetings as legal counsel. Mr. Bock has successfully tried numerous trials and argued motions before the Tax Court of New Jersey.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Bock gained valuable litigation experience by serving as Municipal Public Defender for the Township of Boonton and the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, by serving as insurance defense counsel for the Morris Joint Insurance Fund, and by serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable James M. DeMarzo, Superior Court of New Jersey.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2012
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2012
  • Pennsylvania, 2013


  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law Newark, NJ (2012)
  • B.A., Hamilton College (2009)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
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