Debra Eckert-Casha, Esquire

Debra C. Eckert-Casha is of counsel with  Casha, Casha, & Evans LLC. Debra is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the Federal District Courts of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.

Debra’s legal expertise, attention to detail and advocacy has been sought by numerous State Boards and agencies, including the Board of Psychological Examiners and the Economic Development Authority. She is a former professor at Montclair State University and the College of Saint Elizabeth, where she was the Director of the Center for Independent Living for the Aged and Handicapped. Her expertise led to her appointment as one of thirteen members of the New Jersey State Board of Education, which is responsible for promulgating agency rules and regulations requisite to effect compliance. Debra was elected Vice President and was the Chairperson of the Legal Committee. Her knowledge of the issues led to service on study groups for the National Association of State Boards of Education.

She earned her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, and a Master of Arts in Consumer Economics from Montclair State University, from which she also obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. She presently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Center for Civic and Law-Related Education, the County Committee in Kinnelon, the Advisory Board for Lakeland Bank and the New Jersey Center for Civic Education.

  • Wills, Trusts, Estates
  • Self-settled Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Medicaid/ Medicare
Bar Admissions:
  • New Jersey
  • Fed. Dist. Courts of NJ
  • US Supreme Court
  • J.D.
  • M.A.
  • B.A.