Welcome to LaVan Law

Experienced attorneys providing business owners with comprehensive legal services throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.

Legal Solutions for your Business.

At LaVan Law, we provide comprehensive business and legal experience to companies throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Managing Partner Julie LaVan worked in the corporate world before opening the practice. She was personally involved in successful efforts to transform a private company into a publicly-traded entity and still serves as General Counsel of a privately-held company. The Firm understands the complex issues that businesses and business owners face every day and is well equipped to help clients take preemptive measures to protect their interests.

In recognition of our dedication to excellence in legal representation, attorney Julie LaVan was named 2011 Top Attorney by South Jersey Magazine. To schedule a meeting, contact our office online or call us at 856-235-4079.

Our Practice Areas

We focus our representation on the needs of businesses and business owners, handling issues related to:

  • Business Transactions, including business formation, business contracts, and shareholder matters.
  • Business Litigation, representing businesses and business owners as plaintiffs or defendants in a wide range of disputes, from breach of contract and collections to employment actions and shareholder/partnership disagreements
  • Labor and Employment Law, such as employment contracts or union issues, as well as work-related disputes, including wrongful termination, discrimination or harassment. Most of our work is on behalf of employers.

Feel free to also learn more about the scope of our practice.

Julie Lavan

Julie Lavan

Founder

Julie LaVan provides skilled legal services to businesses and business owners to help them avoid issues which are distracting to operating their enterprises. Julie dedicates herself to helping clients successfully navigate the labyrinth of laws and regulations that can often derail a business's success.

Business Transactions

Whether you are planning to start a new business enterprise or looking to expand an existing commercial entity, you want an experienced attorney to guide you through the process. The choices you make can be critical to your company’s success, with potential tax and liability issues having a significant impact on your bottom line. You want a lawyer who knows and understands the challenges that business owners face.

Business Litigation

We represent businesses and business owners as plaintiffs or defendants in a wide range of disputes, including cases involving allegations of breach of contract, potential officer or director liability,shareholder or partnership controversies, Collections, Employment disputes — We protect the rights of businesses in disagreements with former or existing employees, handling cases involving breach of employment agreement, wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment or retaliatory discharge.

Labor and Employment

We focus our labor and employment law practice primarily on the needs of employers, but will represent employees on a case-by-case basis. We offer a broad range of services to employers, handling matters involving the negotiation, review and preparation of employment or consulting agreements, including non-compete or confidentiality contracts, the protection of employers in collective bargaining or union disputes as well as wage and hour issues.

Environmental Law

We provide comprehensive counsel to businesses and business owners when there are concerns about meeting environmental laws or regulations. We handle all matters related to compliance with regulations, preparing and filing all necessary documentation to meet state or federal guidelines, and acting as your advocate with administrative agencies or in court, as necessary.