Jacquelyn A. DiCicco

Biography

Jacquelyn Alena DiCicco concentrates her practice on various litigation matters, including consumer finance litigation and mortgage and lending litigation (including, but not limited to, contested residential foreclosures). She has experience handling matters for several nationwide loan servicers. Jacquelyn has extensive experience drafting and arguing motions in Federal and State Courts, preparing, defending, and arguing Appeals, representing clients at CPLR 3408 settlement and pretrial conferences, motion practice, drafting and answering pleadings, discovery requests, and negotiating settlements.

As a member of the consumer financial services team, Jacquelyn works on a variety of consumer finance litigation matters, including disputes under TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, state law, and common law claims.

Jacquelyn is also experienced in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including equitable distribution of assets, child custody/visitation, child support, orders of protection, relocation, and adoption.

During law school, Jacquelyn was a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity and the Family Law Society. She received numerous CALI Awards for academic excellence. Additionally, she served as a legal intern for the Touro Law Center Family Law Clinic and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Richard Hoffman of Suffolk County Family Court.

Experience

  • Defeated borrower’s challenge, on appeal to the Appellate Division, Second Department, to Plaintiff’s standing as the holder of the original note at commencement of the action on the basis that Plaintiff’s Affidavit in Support of Summary Judgment was not hearsay, was admissible evidence, and was sufficient to establish standing.
  • Defeated borrower’s challenge, on appeal to the Appellate Division, Second Department, seeking to amend her answer to the complaint to include the defense that Plaintiff lacked standing and successfully established Plaintiff’s standing to foreclose by providing sufficient evidence of physical delivery of the note prior to commencement.

Recognitions

  • 2017–2018, New York Metro “Rising Star” in Real Estate, listed in Super Lawyers

Affiliations

Professional Activities

Jacquelyn has taught religious education at Holy Rosary in Bronx, New York. She also often volunteers at soup kitchens.

Credentials

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

  • Fordham University, BS
  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, JD