Hubert C. Cutolo, Esq. is the founding partner of Cutolo Barros, LLC. He graduated Pennsylvania State University and earned selection as a Howard Hughes Scholar. Upon graduation, he worked for a Fortune 500 technology company in sales where he also implemented computer systems for businesses. Mr. Cutolo proceeded to earn a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, and then began a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Louis F. Locascio in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Prior to forming Cutolo Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Cutolo worked at the law firm of Sodini & Spina, LLC.
Mr. Cutolo is admitted to practice in the State Courts in New York and New Jersey and the Federal Courts in New Jersey. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Monmouth County Bar Association and the Community Associations Institute. Among the more notable published cases in which he has been principally involved are Psak, Graziano, Piasecki & Whitelaw v. Fleet National Bank, 392 N.J. Super. 227 (App. Div. 2007) and State of Maine v. SeKap, S.A. Greek Co-op Cigarette Mfg. Co., S.A., 390 N.J. Super. 199 (App. Div. 2007). Mr. Cutolo has frequently lectured and written articles on community association law.
Daniel Barros, Esq. is a partner and has been with the firm since 2009. Mr. Barros concentrates his practice in the area of community association law and commercial litigation. Mr. Barros provides homeowner associations, condominium associations and cooperatives with a full range of legal advice and services. Mr. Barros serves as general counsel to community association boards providing legal guidance in governing document interpretation, drafting and negotiations of association service contracts, drafting rules and regulations, conducting alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”), collections, transition negotiations with developers, construction defect litigation, municipal services and relations, fair housing compliance, restrictive covenant enforcement and interpretation, and any necessary litigation-related services.
Mr. Barros is listed in the 2013 and 2014 editions of Super Lawyers- Rising Stars in the business litigation category. Thomson Reuters issues the list of Super Lawyers. While Mr. Barros is listed as a Super Lawyer, no aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey (see www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html for the selection methodology). Among the more notable published cases in which Mr. Barros has been principally involved are Estate of Paley v. Bank of America, 420 N.J. Super. 39 (App. Div. 2011); Triffin v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 406 N.J. Super. 427 (App. Div.), certif. denied, 199 N.J. 131 (2009); Hirl v. Bank of America, N.A., 401 N.J. Super. 573 (App. Div. 2008); and First Atlantic Federal Credit Union v. Perez, N.A., 391 N.J. Super. 419 (App. Div. 2007).
Mr. Barros graduated from Methodist College and has a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from American University. Prior to law school, Mr. Barros worked for the U.S. Department of Justice through its Outstanding Scholars Program. Mr. Barros received his Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, where he was a member of the Environmental Law and Policy Review. After graduating law school, Mr. Barros served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert A. Longhi, Assignment Judge, Superior Court, Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Mr. Barros is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New Jersey and the United States District Court, District of New Jersey. He is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and the New Jersey Chapter of Community Associations Institute.