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James M Porfido - Morristown, NJ

Morristown Criminal Law (Municipal and Superior Courts) Lawyer
23 Cattano AvenueAt Chancery SquareMorristown, NJ 07960-7321
Accepts Credit Cards
James M PorfidoLawyer Overview

James M. Porfido was an Assistant Morris County Prosecutor from 1989-1997.  He was the Chief Prosecutor of the Vehicular Homicide and Assault by Auto Unit as well as the Chief of Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit.  He has been a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey since 1995, and was re-certified in 2002.  He has been actively engaged in the Prosecution and Defense of Criminal Matters for over 20 years. 

 

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James M. Porfido was an Assistant Morris County Prosecutor from 1989-1997.  He was the Chief Prosecutor of the Vehicular Homicide and Assault by Auto Unit as well as the Chief of Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit.  He has been a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey since 1995, and was re-certified in 2002.  He has been actively engaged in the Prosecution and Defense of Criminal Matters for over 20 years. 

 

Courses attended 2011

May 17, 18, 2011
Holtz Title Learning Center, Title 39 motor vehicle Law

New Jersey Attorney General Guidelines Criminal Law Overview
Interviews and confession Law (13.6 hours)

      
May 17, 2011
Morris County Bar Association, Immigration Law for Criminal Practitioners (2.9 hours)


March 28, 2011
Garden State CLE, Gun Law in New Jersey (2.5 Hours)

June 30, 2010
New Jersey Continuing Legal Education, “Like it Never Happened”
Services NJCLES, New Jersey Expungement Law


November 11, 12, 2010

New Jersey Association for Justice, Meadowlands Seminar  
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (7.8 hours criminal law, 2.1 hours ethics)


New Jersey Institute for Continuing
Legal Education, DWI Update 2011
Advanced DWI Practice, The Cutting Edge DWI Issues for Experienced DWI Practitioners (4.0 Hours)     

May 14, 2010
New Jersey Continuing Legal Education Services, NJCLES, Exceptions to Warrant Requirements (4.0 Hours)


Morris County Bar Association, Morris/Sussex Bench Bar Conference, Criminal Trial Law, Developmentally Disabled Offenders (2.5 hours)


February 28, 2011
Garden State CLE, DWI Criminal Law Review (4.0 Hours)

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Practice Areas
Criminal Law (Municipal and Superior Courts)Domestic ViolenceDUI/DWI and all Motor Vehicle ViolationsJuvenile LawReal Estate LawWills
Languages
English (Primary)Spanish
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
New Jersey, 1989U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1989
Specialties and Certifications
Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1995Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2002
Other Affiliations
Borough of Mountain Lakes, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, 2001 - Present (Municipal Public Defender) Township of Denville, New Jersey, 2001 - Present (Municipal Public Defender) Morris County Bar Association (MCBA) (Member) New Jersey Bar Association (NJBA) (Member) Animal Legal Defense (Attorney Member) New Jersey Bar Association (NJBA), Criminal Law Section (Member) New Jersey Bar Association (NJBA), Sports and Entertainment Law Sections (Member) National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA) (Member) New Jersey Certified Criminal Trial Attorney Association (NJCCTA), 1995 - Present (Member) National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), 1989 - 1997 (Member) Teresa G. Wright Promise Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)
Education
University of Bridgeport School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1988
Juris Doctorate
Seton Hall University, Newark, New Jersey, 1985
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science
Past Positions
Morris County, New Jersey, Asst. Pros., Chief of-Sex Crimes & Child Abuse; Vehicular Homicide; Mjr. Crimes & Homicide; Domestic Violence, Juv. Delinquency & Trial Units, 1989 - 1997Fullerton and Porfido, P.A., Succasunna, New Jersey, Junior Partner, 1997 - 2002Hon. Ronald B. Graves, J.S.C., Morris/Sussex Superior Court Vicinage, Judicial Clerk, 1988 - 1989Hon. Clarkson S. Fisher, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court, Trenton, New Jersey, Federal Intern, 1988Civil Clinic, University of Bridgeport School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Legal Intern, 1987Courter, Kobert, Laufer & Cohen, P.C., Morristown, New Jersey, Summer Associate, 1987Fullerton, Porfido & Wronko, P.A., Succasunna, New Jersey, Summer Associate, 1986Congressman Dean A. Gallo, Congressional District 11, Congressional Intern, 1984
Pro Bono Activities
Pro Bono Counsel, Jersey Battered Woman's Legal Advocacy ProgramPro Bono Counsel, New Jersey Crime Victims Law CenterMember, Board of Trustees, Hope House (Division of Catholic Charities)Member, Board of Trustees, New Jersey Crime Victim's Law Center
Classes and Seminars
Lecturer, Criminal Trial Preparation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 1999 - 2000
Lecturer, Criminal Trial Preparation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 2002
Lecturer, Criminal Trial Preparation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 2002
Representing Crime Victims in the Criminal & Civil Justice Systems, The New Jersey Victims of Crime Compensation Board (NJ VCCB) and the New Jersey Crime Victims' Law Center (NJ CVLC), February 23, 2004 - February 24, 2004
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Included on the 2017 New Jersey list


Past Lists

  • 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James M. Porfido on Super Lawyers

Honors
Dedication and Service Award, New Jersey Coalition of Crime Victims Service Award, Policemen's Benevolent Association (PBA)Achievement Award, Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)
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Office Information
Address
23 Cattano AvenueAt Chancery SquareMorristown, NJ 07960-7321
Phone
973-683-1140877-760-4138
Fax
973-683-1147
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Office Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
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973-683-1140
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877-760-4138
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973-683-1147
23 Cattano AvenueAt Chancery SquareMorristown, NJ 07960-7321