John C.

Land Use & Municipal



T: 631-367-0717

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About John

John C. Stellakis is experienced in land use and zoning cases, municipal matters, and environmental law, as well as commercial and residential real estate and landlord-tenant relations and proceedings.

John prepares and presents zoning applications and appeals at public hearings, works closely with engineers, architects and lenders, counsels municipalities in the drafting and application of their local laws and activities, and litigates Article 78 proceedings and other actions and proceedings in state and federal court.

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  • Chaminade High School
  • Villanova University
  • Villanova University School of Law

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Volunteer Lawyers Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of New York Chapter, Vice President
  • Nassau County Bar Association, New Lawyers Committee, Former Co-Chair

Articles & Advisories

SEQRA Standing in the Appellate Division Departments

Courts throughout the state regularly deal with the issue of standing in proceedings under the State Environmental Quality Review Act…

March 26, 2020

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Press Releases

John C. Stellakis Joins Farrell Fritz as a Land Use & Municipal Associate

Farrell Fritz is pleased to welcome John C. Stellakis of Long Beach, NY to its Hauppauge office as a land…

January 18, 2017

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Nassau County Bar Association

Access to Justice honoree 2015-2017, Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, Young Lawyer of the Month 2015

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Nassau Suffolk Law Services

Pro Bono Attorney of the Month 2016

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Villanova University School of Law

Dorothy Day Award for Pro Bono Service, Outstanding Achievement Award, Environmental Law Journal, Cum Laude

Community Work

John provides pro bono services on Long Island, mentors law students and is part of the leadership of local and national bar associations.