Adam Schneider has been serving the legal needs of his clients for over 30 years. He is a member of the Monmouth Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. While he is best known as a Bankruptcy attorney, he also handles Divorce and Family Law, Estate Law, and Real Estate Law. Expert referrals for personal injury and criminal cases are always available.
Adam grew up in Little Silver and has lived in Long Branch for the past 30 years. He received a B.A. in American History and American Studies from Connecticut College in 1976 and his law degree from Vermont Law School in 1981.
In addition to being an attorney, Adam has been mayor of Long Branch since 1990. Under his leadership, Long Branch has been transformed into a safer and more vibrant city.
Some of the many honors Adam has received are:
- Urban Land Institute Public Official of the Year - 2005
- Long Branch Chamber of Commerce Libutti Award - 1995
- Grand Marshal of the Long Branch Columbus Day Parade - 1993 and 2009
- Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow - 2001
- NAACP Community Service Award - 1992
- Jewish War Veterans Man of the Year - 1997
- Long Branch Volunteer Fire Department "Armand Guzzi" Achievement Award - 2003
- Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award - 2008
- Red Bank Regional High School Hall of Fame - 2005
Adam has a long history of community involvement including membership in and/or support of the Long Branch Chamber of Commerce, the Ray Licata Memorial Swim; the "Get On The Bus" college tour program; the New Jersey Marathon; Rotary Club; Exchange Club; Amerigo Vespucci Society; Long Branch Volunteer Fire Department; the Green & White Association; Long Branch Public School teams, especially wrestling and football; Little League; LB American Youth Football; Long Branch Historical Association; Friends of the LB Free Public Library; Clean Ocean Action; Habitat for Humanity; and many more. He is the host of Community Connections, a community information talk show produced by the Long Branch Cable Commission. He wrote a popular weekly high school sports column, A Different View, for the Link News for 10 years and just resumed writing an occasional column on law, politics, and yes, high school sports.
Adam is an avid cyclist, runner, and swimmer, and has competed in many triathlons and other races. His proudest moment came on July 28, 2012, when he was the first finisher at the Belmar Celebrity Chase, beating several other public officials and three Olympian runners, and winning $2500 for the Long Branch Recreation Department. Other interests include sports, the beach, reading, writing, sports, politics, music, and sports.
Adam lives in Long Branch. He and his wife Pat have two daughters.