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Anthony N. Palumbo

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Anthony Palumbo 
Cranford, New Jersey


(866) 664-8118


(908) 272-9029


Anthony N. Palumbo is an attorney admitted into practice in the States of New Jersey, New York and Texas since 1970.
His main focus of practice is trial work with emphasis on criminal law and municipal courts.

Following the completion of law school at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, he worked as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Union County New Jersey Prosecutor's Office. During his years at the Prosecutor's Office, he was in charge of a trial team and tried numerous criminal cases to completion. He was responsible for and argued numerous criminal motions including motions to suppress evidence, post-conviction relief motions and motions challenging the admissibility of confessions. His legal responsibilities at the Prosecutor's Office included presentation of criminal cases to the Union County Grand Jury. He also was the legal advisory to the Union County Homicide Squad and oversaw investigations for the Union County Prosecutor's Office.

His private criminal practice involves representation of defendants in the state and federal courts in New Jersey and appearances in the several hundred municipal courts in the State of New Jersey where he represents defendants in matters as diverse as drunk driving, driving without insurance, driving on the revoked list, possession of CDS (controlled dangerous substances) and all the other charges that can be brought against a defendant in the local municipal courts.

Mr. Palumbo has been in private practice in N.J. continuously since 1973. His first office was in Elizabeth, N.J. from 1973 through 1995 and since 1995 he has maintained his office at 190 North Ave. E. Cranford, N.J., 1 mile from the Garden State Parkway.

He is a former Municipal Prosecutor in the Township of Cranford, New Jersey and is presently Public Defender in the City of Linden, New Jersey. He has both prosecuted and defended thousands of cases in various municipal courts in the State of New Jersey from Cape May to Mahwah. Mr. Palumbo is a member of a number of Bar Associations including the American Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association.

Areas of Practice: 

Criminal Law

Traffic Offenses and Driving Violations


Drug Offenses

Theft and Property Crimes

White Collar Crimes

Violent Crimes

Assault and Threat Crimes

Crimes Against Children

Domestic Violence

Juvenile Offenses

Bench and Arrest Warrants

Bail Bonds

Municipal Courts

Disorderly Conduct

Weapons Offenses


Date Rape

Shoplifting Offenses



Auto Theft

Receiving Stolen Property


Lewd Conduct

Violation of Restraining Orders

Child Pornography

Child Molestation

Child Neglect

Internet Crimes

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 1970

New York, 1970

Texas, 1970


The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association


Past Employment Positions:

Union County, New Jersey Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor

Township of Cranford, New Jersey, Municipal Prosecutor



Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    41 years
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 25%
    0 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    0 years



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Contact info

190 North Ave E
Cranford, NJ, 07016

Palumbo & Renaud Law Firm

190 North Avenue East
Cranford, NJ, 07016



NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015
TXInactive 197010/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chief Public DefenderLinden Public Defenders Office2015 - Present
PartnerThe Law Offices Of Palumbo & Renaud1973 - Present
Assistant ProsecutorUnion County Prosecutor's Office2015 - 2015
ProsecutorCranford Municipal2015 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Criminal Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1968
Montclair State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1965