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Rocco C. Cipparone Jr.

Rocco C. Cipparone Jr.

Practice areas:

Federal Crime, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family

About Me

Rocco C. Cipparone Jr. is a zealous and experienced courtroom and appellate attorney.  His well-rounded background as a former federal prosecutor, a criminal defense attorney, law school professor, and continuing legal education instructor for other attorneys makes him and attorneys working under his supervision uniquely qualified to handle the most complex cases and matters.  When you need the scales of justice tipped in your favor, you need the Law Offices of Rocco C. Cipparone Jr. to protect, to assert and to defend your rights.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Federal Crime: 50%
    27 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    27 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    27 years
  4. Family: 5%
    27 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Richard J Sparaco

    I endorse this lawyer. Rocco and I have worked together on several high-profile criminal federal cases. I highly recommend Rocco for your criminal defense cases.

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    Richard Sparaco Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Rocco C Cipparone Jr Law Offices

203-205 Black Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ, 08035-1009

203 Black Horse Pk
Haddon Heights, NJ, 080351009

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198705/29/2015
PAActive198705/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2015 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" RankingsU.S. News & Best Law Firms2015
New Jersey Super Lawyers' RecognitionNew Jersey Super Lawyers' Magazine2014
Listed in "Philadelphia's Best Lawyers" - for Criminal DefensePhiladelphia Inquirer - Supplement2013
New Jersey Super Lawyers' RecognitionNew Jersey Super Lawyers' Magazine2013
New Jersey Super Lawyers' RecognitionNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Awesome Attorney - Criminal DefenseSouth Jersey Magazine2012
New Jersey Super Lawyer RecognitionNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2011
New Jersey Super Lawyer RecognitionNew Jersey Monthly Magazine and New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Awesome Attorney - Criminal DefenseSouth Jersey Magazine2009
New Jersey Super Lawyer RecognitionNew Jersey Monthly Magazine and New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Awesome Attorney - Criminal DefenseSouth Jersey Magazine2008
Awesome Attorney - Criminal DefenseSouth Jersey Magazine2004
Special Achievement AwardUnited States Department of Justice issued by United States Attorney General Janet Reno1992
Certificate of AppreciationFederal Bureau of Investigation1992
Certificate of AppreciationUnited States Postal Inspection Service1992
Certificate of AppreciationUnited States Postal Inspection Service1990
Certificate of AppreciationUnited States Drug Enforcement Administration1989
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct Faculty, Trial AdvocacyDrexel University Law School, Thomas R. Kline School of Law2014 - Present
Principal AttorneyRocco C. Cipparone Jr. Law Offices1992 - Present
Adjunct Faculty, Criminal PracticeRutgers University Law School, Camden New Jersey1991 - Present
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Department of Justice, United States Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey1988 - 1992
Judicial Law ClerkHonorable Anthony J. Scirica, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit1987 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Camden County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Federal Sentencing Guidelines Update (New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education)Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Plea Negotiation Considerations for Defense Attorneys and Prosecutors1994
National Trial Lawyer Magazine (also appeared in New Jersey and New York Trial Lawyer magazines)Don't Lose Your Case on Your Opening1993
National Trial Lawyer Magazine (also appeared in New Jersey, New York and Florida Trial Lawyer magazines)The Brief as Advocate1992
University of Pennsylvania Law ReviewThe Defense of Battered Women Who Kill1987

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Saint Joseph's UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
New Jersey Assistant Prosecutor's Assn - Attorney General's Advocacy Institute 2nd Annual Continuing Legal Education ConferenceProsecutor's Witness Preparation - Proving and "Defending" the Prosecution's Case2011
Keynote Speaker, Law Day 2011The Legacy of John Adams: From Boston to Guantanamo - Representation of Clients in Societally Unpopular Cases2011
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk SeminarFort Dix Terrorism Case: Experience in Handling a high Profile Complex Federal Terrorism Case2010
Annual CJA Panel Training Seminar - Eastern District of Pennsylvania - training seminar for attorneysMental and Emotional Health Issues From a Defense Perspective2010
A Course for Lawyers providing tips for Advanced and Complex Cross-Examination TechniquesAdvanced Cross-Examination Techniques2010
A Course for Lawyers Providing an Overview on How to Defend Federal Criminal CasesHandling Federal Criminal Cases - A Defense Overview2010
An Overview of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and application to white collar crime, and corporate liabilityPresentation to Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc., Atlantic City Chapter1995
continuing legal education presentation to attorneys regarding federal sentencing guidelines developmentsNew Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education1994
Criminal Practice Forum - updates for lawyersCriminal Practice - New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education1992
Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Sentencing ProcedureFederal Sentencing Guidelines and Sentencing Procedure, presentation given to Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Naval Reserve1989