Michelle A. Ali, Esq

Michelle A. Ali is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC.  She is well versed in both litigation and transaction practice.  Her litigation practice focuses on simple and complex civil litigation, including both law division and special civil matters, family law, including, but not limited to, matrimonial dissolution, child custody, pre and post nuptial agreements, landlord-tenant litigation, commercial/corporate litigation, and real estate related disputes.  Michelle also provides transactional services in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, business purchases and sales, as well as, estate planning and administration.

A graduate of CUNY School of Law, Michelle began her legal career practicing primarily in New York State.  During her educational career she participated in the Economic Justice Project and Elder Law Clinic at CUNY School of Law.  Through the Economic Justice Project, she represented low-income undergraduate students at administrative hearings attempting to terminate welfare services based on alleged workfare violations.  She also engaged in advocacy, education and organizing activities related to economic justice and anti-poverty solutions.  Similarly, through the Elder Law Clinic, Michelle advocated for low-income individuals with disabilities and aging adults and their families.  She had the opportunity to work with a low-income senior to plan for the financial future of her adult disabled child, in the event she could no longer provide him with direct care, including enrolling him in a special needs trust.  Michelle also served as a court appointed evaluator in an adult guardianship case.

Prior to joining the firm, Michelle worked as an associate attorney for a small law firm in Queens, NY where she second chaired two trials in Queens County Supreme Court and practiced almost exclusively as a litigator in civil and family law matters.

Michelle is licensed to practice in the States of New Jersey and New York, as well as, in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.


  • J.D., City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law
  • B.S., Finance, with Philosophy minor, Rutgers Business School, summa cum laude

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