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Michael L Pescatore

Michael L Pescatore

Practice areas:

DUI / DWI, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Defense, Business, Real Estate

About Me

With more than 25 years of successful legal experience, The Law Office of Michael Pescatore provides high-quality legal advocacy to clients throughout New Jersey facing hardship through arrest on criminal offenses, DWI and municipal court. Our offices also handle complex matters concerning professional responsibility, attorney ethics, disbarment and suspension defenses, attorney reinstatement applications as well as judicial misconduct. No matter what your needs, our law firm aggressively pursues the positive results you need.


When you require skilled legal help in New Jersey no matter what the issues or challenges are......― we deliver local, personalized representation to help you get your life back on track.    PESCATORELAW.COM     (973) 704-7376        24/7


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 30%
  2. DUI / DWI: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Business: 15%
  5. Real Estate: 5%



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Giacomo Jacques Behar

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A top-notch attorney, highly respected in the legal community.


    Giacomo Behar Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ray C Brooks

    Michael Pescatore is a good lawyer. He knows how to stand up for his client.


    Ray Brooks Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michael L. Pescatore

166 Bloomfield Ave
Verona, NJ, 07044-2718




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - Civil Trial AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2004
Rising StarsSuperlawyers2004
Board of GovernorsATLA -NJ2000
Law Review - Notes EditorSeton Hall Law School1988

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney-at-LawLaw Office of Michael Pescatore2009 - Present
Law Clerk to The Honorable John J. Hopkins, J.T.C.Tax Court Of New Jersey1988 - 1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2000 - 2005

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Habib v. Olson$2,000,000
Murphy v. Hudson Eagle Trucking$1,900,000
Thornton v. Bay Cities Leasing$525,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
Vol. 18 No. 4, Seton Hall University Law Review•“An Analysis of United States Supreme Court Decisions Pertaining to Warrantless Searches In the Public-Sector Workplace"1988


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Giglione Business RoundtableCommercual Law and Small Business Formation in New Jersey2014
AIL Weekly Seminar 1/27/2014The Legal Effects of Provisions within Standard New Jersey Life Inaurance Policies2014
LeTip Business Roundtable, March 2004Obtaining the right insurance coverages for your business; workers' compensation, health, premises and commercial auto2004