We are Anthony and Allison LaMantia, a husband-and-wife legal team based in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina.Â Together, we have more than twenty-five years of experience in the family and criminal court system.
We are also the proud parents of four wonderful children. Through the day-to-day trials, tribulations and triumphs of parenting, as well as through our professional and personal relationships with othersÂ in our community, we realize that when we represent you, we areÂ also representingÂ yourÂ family and yourÂ community.
It is through this insight and these experiences that we believe The LaMantia Law Firm offers a unique approach to the effective resolution of individual legal issues â our focus is on achieving stability for you and your family, and doing so in a way that minimizes the trauma, uncertainty and stress that often accompany legal proceedings in the family and criminal court.
No one is capable of predicting the physical and emotional toll that such legal proceedings can take on a given individual or their loved ones, but when we are inÂ your corner, representing you, your family and your community, you can trust that you are in capable, determined hands, and that we are personally committed to protecting your interests.
From your very first contact to your last, you will experience the quality and dedication that we provide to our clients at The LaMantia Law Firm, and you will know that you are as important, unique and safe as a part of our own family.
After receiving his law degree in 1997 from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, Anthonyknown to friends and clients as Tony served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ira E. Kreizman, J.S.C. in the Family Court of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
After gaining valuable experience as a law clerk, Tony subsequently expanded upon that experience by joining a New Jersey law firm, where he represented clients in all aspects of Family Law, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation.
Tony was made a partner in the Law Office of Fox & LaMantia, LLC in 2002. In 2005, he relocated to the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina and soon thereafter opened the doors of the The LaMantia Law Firm, LLC. Tony is married to his law partner, Allison J. LaMantia, Esq., and together they are raising their four children three boys and a girl. Tony is active in local politics, has worked as a Civil Litigation instructor at Trident Technical College in North Charleston, is involved with Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, Inc., and works actively on various committees in local schools.
Tony is licensed to practice law in South Carolina, New Jersey, and New York.
After receiving her law degree in 1999 from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, Allison LaMantia served as law clerk to the Honorable Thomas J. Cavanagh, Jr., P.J.Ch., in the Family Court of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Following her clerkship, Allison built upon her experience by joining a prestigious New Jersey law firm, where she represented clients in all aspects of Family Law.
In 2003, Allison was made a partner in the Law Office of Granata, Wernik, Zaccardi & LaMantia. In 2005, she relocated to the Palmetto State and, along with her husband Anthony, opened The LaMantia Law Firm, LLC in picturesque downtown Charleston.
Allison and Tony have four childrenthree boys and a girland, when not in the office, Allison devotes much of her time to their schooling and extracurricular activities.
Allison is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and New Jersey.
Jeff took the long road to his law degree, receiving his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey in 2010, nearly ten years to the day after receiving his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
In June 2010, less than two weeks after receiving his law degree, Jeff relocated from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Summerville, South Carolina, where he currently resides with his wife, Joanna, a Registered Nurse, and his two young children. Jeff began working in a support role for the LaMantia Law Firm, LLC in July 2010. Prior to working for Anthony and Allison, Jeff worked in Philadelphia for eight years as a News Reporter for Courthouse News Service, Inc., a California-based legal wire service.
In his spare time, Jeff is known to dabble in new media and national politics, and during most evenings can usually be found on the floor or in a swimming pool somewhere, playing with his son and daughter.
Jeff is licensed to practice law in South Carolina.