Tracey Goldstein

Tracey Goldstein is a member of Goldstein Kelin LLC, where she represents multi-family apartment owners, property managers and developers in real estate-related litigation. Her areas of concentration include novel and complex landlord/tenant issues, housing discrimination cases, contract and real estate disputes, residential and commercial evictions and rent control issues.  She has been involved in several published decisions and also counsels the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) on emerging landlord-tenant issues and key legislation. 

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, Ms. Goldstein is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, and serves as the chairperson of the Special Civil Part Committee. She is also a member of the Essex and Hudson County Bar Associations and the Creditor’s Bar Association. She serves on the Board of Directors of NJAA and is a member of the Property Owners Association, the New Jersey Affordable Housing Management Association, and the Essex and Hudson County Special Civil Part Court Officer Committees. She serves on the Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee (Landlord Tenant Subcommittee) and was selected to serve on the Judiciary Special Committee on Landlord Tenant established to reimagine all aspects of the landlord tenant process in New Jersey during COVID. 

Ms. Goldstein has lectured for New Jersey State Bar Association, Rutgers Law School, the Hudson County Bar Association, NJAA, the Property Owners Association and the New Jersey Affordable Housing Management Association. She is a sought-after media resource and has garnered numerous business and industry honors. 

Ms. Goldstein received her B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany and her law degree from Western New England University.


Selected for inclusion by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the Women Attorneys of the Year for 2022

Awarded the Distinguished Service Award for Excellence in 2021 for devoted service to the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education by the New Jersey Bar Association

Appointed to serve on the Judiciary Special Committee on Landlord Tenant to reimagine all aspects of the landlord tenant eviction process in New Jersey

Recognized as one of “The Best Attorneys of 2013” by the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal

Selected for inclusion in 2008 in the New Jersey Law Journal’s “40 Under 40” List

Selected for inclusion in 2006 and 2007 as a New Jersey Rising Star

Selected for inclusion in 2008, 2009, 2010 New Jersey Super Lawyers


Benjamin H. Realty Corp. et al v. Inez Young, 2023 WL8596172 (App. Div. 2023)

137-147 36th St. HCPV1 v. Josephina Peguero, 2020 WL 5049125 (App. Div. 2020) certif. granted 245 N.J. 73 (2021)

Summit Plaza Associates v. Ragee Kolta et al, 462 N.J. Super. 401 (App. Div. 2020) certif. denied 244 N.J. 145 (2020)

Mill Street Partners, LLC v. Cotton Mill Associates, LLC, 2016 WL335197 (App. Div. 2016)

Salem Lafayette URA, L.P. v. Tami LaSane, 2013 WL1390818 (App. Div. 2013)

3519-3513 Realty, LLC v. Law, 406 N.J. Super. 423 (App. Div. 2009)

Maglies v. Estate of Guy, 193 N.J. 108 (2007)

Hodges v. Sasil Corp., 189 N.J. 210 (2007)

Kulig v. Beer, 2007 WL 17432 (App. Div. 2007)

Pasquince v. Brighton Arms Apartments, 378 N.J. Super. 588 (App. Div. 2005)


“New law addresses Hairstyle Discrimination” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, March/April 2020.

“Changes to the NJ Medical Marijuana Program and What It Means to the Multi-Family Industry” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, November/December 2019.

“Companion Animals: What is an Owner’s Obligation?” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, March, 2013.

“NJ Courts Expand Protection to Occupants of Residential Apartments” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, October/November 2009.

“Creating a new category of ‘ tenants’ “ New Jersey Lawyer, March 31, 2008.

“Landlord Tenant Law: Key Issues and Recent Changes” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, June/July 2008.

“Rent Control Exemption for New Construction” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, August 2007.

“Source of Income: Formulating Financial Criteria” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, April/May 2007.

“Navigating Discrimination Claims through the Division on Civil Rights” NJ Apartment Industry Magazine, October/November 2006.

“A permissible ‘must do’ for landlords” New Jersey Lawyer, April 3, 2006.


New Jersey Apartment Association

Property Owners Association

New Jersey Affordable Housing Management Association

Essex County Bar Association

Hudson County Bar Association

Women Lawyers Bar Association

Hudson County Court Officer Committee

Essex County Court Officer Committee

Creditor’s Bar Association

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