Our Attorneys


James P. Keaveney

James P. Keaveney began his legal career as a paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 after graduating from Temple University. Mr. Keaveney worked on complex litigation matters, mostly involving cases against the banking industry. He also assisted on bankruptcy cases. Mr. Keaveney then enrolled at Rutgers Law School where he graduated with honors in 1998 and began practicing law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has specialized in civil litigation and has conducted trials in various counties throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania for over ten years and has argued before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Mr. Keaveney prides himself on thoroughly investigating the facts of each case and finding information though dogged determination that will help his clients receive a favorable result. Mr. Keaveney treats all of his clients with equal vim and vigor, whether they are a large corporation or an individual in need of help.

Having gained extensive experience in public and private sectors, Mr. Keaveney opened the Keaveney Legal Group to focus on defending homeowner’s rights. Our practice is limited to Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modification and Bankruptcy Law.

Lauren Darbouze

Lauren Darbouze

Attorney Darbouze’s private practice involves all aspects of foreclosure defense, loan modification, bankruptcy and family law. In each of these areas, Ms. Darbouze has extensive courtroom experience and represents her clients with great sensitivity to their personal needs during these difficult experiences.

Her background in family law and foreclosure defense helps her guide my clients through what can often be an emotionally upsetting process as she works to negotiate a financial solution that suits their needs.


Ujala Aftab

Ujala Aftab graduated cum laude from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 2008 with a BA in political science. She graduated from The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University in Carlisle, PA in 2011 with a JD. Ujala is a member of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars.

Thomas M

Thomas Masciocchi

Thomas Masciocchi, Esq. is a Philadelphia Pennsylvania native. Tom graduated St. Joseph’s University in 1982 and then moved on to Temple University School of Law from where he obtained his degree in 1985. Tom is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to U.S. District Court New Jersey, U.S. District Court Eastern District Pa. and United States Supreme Court. After serving a clerkship with the Honorable William Hall of the U.S. District Court Eastern District PA, Tom earned valuable plaintiff’s civil litigation
experience with the Law Offices of Dashevsky, Horowitz, Kuhn, DiSandro, P.C in Philadelphia, PA where he served as Associate Counsel from 1985 – 1995.

From 1995 – 2007, Tom was a major partner in the Law Offices of Masciocchi & Appel, P.C. Tom continued on his own from 2007 until recently when he joined the Keaveney Legal Group Tom has over 28 years of courtroom experience in Civil and Criminal litigation. In the area of civil litigation in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, he currently serves the needs of defendants in Foreclosure Defense, homeowner’s rights, Consumer Protection Law, Truth in Lending Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act. He has additional experience in Business contract review, Real Estate and Domestic law. He has gained additional trial and analytical skills through his years of experience in handling the defense of various criminal matters in both states. Tom’s’ experience and knowledge has been valued by other professionals who are dependent upon the interpretation of the law. Tom has served as a frequent lecturer, teacher and consultant to various professional regarding Mediation, and Dispute Resolution.

Your Name *

Your Email *

Phone Number *

Tell us about your situation

Please leave this field empty.

* Required Information