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.


Joshua L. Thomas

Joshua L. Thomas began his legal career helping those in need of foreclosure defense and bankruptcy assistance even before graduating from law school. Always concerned about consumer’s rights and helping those less fortunate, Mr. Thomas worked in his third year of law school in a clerkship, helping the indigent who needed to file for bankruptcy with the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Program in Philadelphia.

Additionally, he furthered his knowledge of foreclosure defense laws by becoming a law clerk for a foreclosure defense law firm in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The firm’s main objective was to assist needy New Jersey and Pennsylvania homeowners who were facing economic hardships.

Upon graduation from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law in 2011 and upon successful completion of the bar, Mr. Thomas began working as an attorney in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to prevent mortgage foreclosure as well as assist those in need of a fresh start from a bankruptcy.Mr. Thomas specializes in foreclosure defense and bankruptcy having worked at every stage of the foreclosure process; from pre-litigation and mediation all the way through the appellate process. He has been a strong homeowners advocate, and has successfully fought foreclosures in numerous counties throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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.


Jonathan D. Consadene, ESQ

Jon is a 1993 graduate from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. His undergraduate degree is in Political Science. He attended law school at the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL. While in law school, Jon was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. He completed his legal studies in 1998.

Jon is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of New Jersey and the State of Florida. In addition to having been licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida, he is licensed to practice in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.


James French

James A. French is a member of Keaveney Legal Group’s litigation division where he concentrates primarily on foreclosure defense matters. Mr. French began his legal career working in creditors’ rights litigation, primarily on the creditor side. He also has experience working on the creditor side in foreclosure proceedings. These experiences have given him a unique perspective and insight into the practices and strategies that the big banks use when prosecuting foreclosures.

Mr. French is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law. While in law school, he participated in Villanova’s annual Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition. James also spent a year working in Villanova’s clinical program during law school, where he had the opportunity to represent indigent clients in matters involving a wide range of issues. These matters included landlord tenant litigation, mortgage foreclosure actions, wage and hour issues, as well as immigration matters.

When not in the courtroom, Mr. French spends his free time with family and friends. He also enjoys long distance running, an activity in which he has participated since high school, where his teams won two consecutive New Jersey Group I State Championships.

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