Providing Central New Jersey with Quality Legal Representation Since 1984

William J. Shipers, Esq.



William J. Shipers is a founding and senior partner of Shamy, Shipers & Lonski, P.C. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers where he earned a dual Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English in 1981. He graduated with honors from the New York Law School in 1984. 

Mr. Shipers received an American Jurisprudence Award in 1984, and he was first nationally published in 1985 in the Medical Trial Technique Quarterly. He was co-author of "Survival in the Middlesex County Courts" in March 1988.

In 1990, Mr. Shipers was appointed to the Criminal Practice Committee of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County, by the Presiding Criminal Assingment Judge, the Honorable Robert Figarotta. 

Mr. Shipers concentrates his practice on the areas of serious personal injury, criminal prosecution and defense, municipal law, appellate, real estate acquisitions and sales, and land use. 

Mr. Shipers has been directly involved in land development and redevelopment within Monmouth County, New Jersey. Mr. Shipers has served as the Chairman of the Belmar Harbor Commission from 1999 to 2005. Therein he participated in the redevelopment and restoration of a 250 slip Municipal Marine complex. Mr. Shipers is the founder and former president (1999-2004) of the Friends of Belmar Harbor, a non-profit corporation, that has afforded economically disadvantaged young individuals (aged 8-18) the opportunity to learn and experience sailing as a sport and learning platform. The Friends of Bemar Harbor, in conjunction with the Boro of Belmar, has raised over $1,000,000.00 through public and private entities for this cause. Mr. Shipers donates his time to oversee a National Tourism effort by the Boro of Belmar in order to promote national transient boating (2002-present). Moreover, he initiated the Belmar Maptech project in 2003.

If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance, call Shamy, Shipers & Lonski, P.C. immediately. Our initial thirty-minute consultation for new clients is always free, and if we agree to handle your case, we may work on a contingency fee basis, which means we would only get paid for our services if there is a monetary recovery of funds. In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date known as the statute of limitations. Therefore it is important that you call right away to ensure you do not waive your right to possible compensation.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey 1984
  • U.S.D.C. D.N.J. 1984