Experienced and Compassionate Advocates

The lawyers and staff of the Law Offices of Shelley L. Stangler, P.C., are committed to assisting individuals and pursuing claims against large corporate, government, medical or business entities. We enjoy working with the public and believe that every person is entitled to have their interests protected. Our Springfield, New Jersey, law firm has a strong record of favorable client outcomes in our areas of litigation, which include personal injury, education law, employment discrimination, civil rights and other civil litigation.

Shelley Stangler has practiced law for over 28 years. She began her career as a litigator for the City of New York in its civil torts division, handling multiple jury trials in her seven years of public service. She went on to become the managing attorney at the New Jersey personal injury firm of Jacoby & Meyers before opening her own practice in 1999. She currently sits on the Board of Governors for the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association) and is past President of Women Lawyers in Union County. She is a presenter on civil rights, education and personal injury litigation for NJAJ, the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) and other organizations. Ms. Stangler has achieved  notable victories in high-profile and precedent-setting cases, including a multimillion-dollar personal injury case and one of the largest awards in state history to a victim of police brutality.

We have successfully advocated for our clients for many years. As our reputation has grown and our caseload increased accordingly.

We invite you to read more about Ms. Stangler below, or to contact us to arrange a consultation.


Our legal assistant, Melissa Figueroa, speaks Spanish. She has 10 years experience working in the legal field and has a paralegal certificate from the Horizon Institute in Linden, New Jersey.

Call our Springfield office at 973-577-7949 or toll free at 877-267-9907. We provide a free initial consultation for personal injury cases, and we take many matters on a contingency fee basis. We also have Spanish speaking staff.

Our Practice Areas

Civil Rights Litigation

Police Misconduct
Personal Injury
Employment Discrimination
Education Law

Defective Products