Joseph Franck


Mr. Franck has been an associate with the firm since 2013.  Mr. Franck’s practice includes a wide range of litigation matters, including commercial litigation, real estate litigation, insurance litigation, and contract disputes.  Prior to joining Durkin & Durkin, Mr. Franck served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Maryann L. Nergaard, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County.  In that capacity, Mr. Franck reviewed and analyzed motions, pleadings, case law and statutory provision to aid the Court in rendering its decisions.  During his Clerkship, Mr. Franck was also certified as a Special Civil Part Mediator and has mediated over numerous small claims and landlord-tenant cases.

While attending law school at Hofstra University, Mr. Franck served as the Articles Editor for the Journal of International Business & Law and worked with several prominent law firms throughout the state of New Jersey.  Mr. Franck has also interned with the Honorable Vito L. Bianco in the New Jersey Tax Court, located in Morristown, New Jersey, and with the Honorable Charles Apotheker in the Rockland County Supreme Court, located in New City, New York.  


  • Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 2012)
  • Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 2008)



  • State of New Jersey (2012)
  • District Court of New Jersey (2012)
  • State of New York (2013)




  • Member – New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Seton Hall School of Law (J.D., 1999)
  • University of Scranton (B.S., 1996)
Professional Admissions:
  • State of New Jersey (1999)
  • United States District Court of the District of New Jersey
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Professional Activities:

  • Member – New Jersey State Bar Association