Meet The Owner

ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Christa Centolella--- Entrepreneur, Paralegal & Financial Referral Broker

 Christa Centolella is the Founder of CJC Judgment and Paralegal Services located in Upstate New York.  She is an independent paralegal, a notary, a business finance broker and the former CEO of a Music Distribution and Marketing company. She created  a legal support and financial services company to provide support to attorneys, businesses and the general public. 1st4Financial is the financial division of CJC Judgment and Paralegal Services, and Christa possesses over 34 years of experience in the legal, financial and entertainment industries.  From 1987-1993, she served as Assistant Director of a Music Tutorial program"Music In The City" to help at-risk you get off the streets and explore through music and the performing arts. It was a pilot project financially backed by the US Anti-Drug Coalition and HUD and received by the City of Utica, NY very positively. She has an extensive wealth of legal and financial knowledge to her credit, and she's been practicing in and out of law firms since 2006 in the states of GA, CA and NY.Christa is located in the Finger Lakes Region of upstate NY, who has been running her business for nearly 7 years but helping thousands of USA businesses and Individuals get the funding and services they need through consulting and different service options.  
What kind of aid can paralegals offer their clients? For one thing, because they work closely with attorneys, paralegals have first hand experience with many proceedings, both in the courtroom and behind the scenes. They can help with  business issues, background checks, audits, case research, credit and financial issues, communication and negotiation and a host of other legal processes. An independent paralegal works solely for him or herself, which means that they're free to work with anyone of their choice. Best of all, their services are can actually be monetarily feasible for those on a tight budget.
Christa's Vision:

  • Provide support services to those who can't afford or access traditional legal services;
  • To support attorneys and other legal professionals with their in-house legal practice needs;
  • To assist small businesses and companies with their everyday business and funding needs.
  • To educate the individual with legal knowledge and the understanding on how to protect themselves legally and financially through personalized service and products.​
  • To help build capacity in individuals to maximize their whole being to the better of our communities, schools and children.


Christa Centolella

Christa J Centolella is the Owner of CJC Judgment and Paralegal Services and 1st4Financial 

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