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Michael A Priarone

Michael A Priarone

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

About Me

WHATEVER THE CHARGE, OUR CONSTITUTION GUARANTEES THE EFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL TO EVERYONE.  IF WE BEGIN TO PICK AND CHOOSE WHO IS ENTITLED TO THAT GUARANTEE, ITS LOST.  OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR CLIENTS IS TO REPRESENT THEM ZEALOUSLY WITHIN THE BOUNDS OF THE LAW TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY NO MATTER WHAT THEY HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF.  WE HAVE HONORED THAT COMMITMENT FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Mark Andrew Anderl

    Fearless, very experienced and knowledgeable.

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    Mark Anderl Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michael A Priarone

141 West Main Street
Rockaway, NJ, 07866

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198103/13/2015
NJActive198005/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Recognition Capital LitigationState of New Jersey2008
Distngished Service AwardState of New Jersey1986
Degree awarded cum laude Top 10% of ClassFordham Law School1980
Am Jur Awards, Commercial Finance and Commercial PaperAmerican Law Publishing1979
Staff MemberFordham Law Review1978

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial Attorney Criminal/Civil Jury TrialsMichael Priarone, Atty at Law1986 - 2014
Senior Trial AttorneyOffice Of The Public Defender1981 - 1986
Law ClerkState Of New Jersey Judiciary1980 - 1981

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. Erazo, 126 N.J. 112, 594 A2d 232NJ Supreme Court appeal; death sentence and conviction vacated
State v. Fortin, 189 N.J. 579, 917 A2d 746NJ Supreme Court appeal; FBI VICAP profiling evidence excluded from evidence in death penalty case
SF v. F.C.$1.2 million structured settlement

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJ.D. Cum Laude1980
Fordham UniversityN/ABS Economics1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Undergraduate CourseRules of Evidence2011