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About me

I have been a practicing attorney since 1988 in both NJ and PA.  In the true tradition of the Philadelphia lawyer, I began practicing in the City of Brotherly Love and learned how to aggressively and tenaciously represent my clients by litigating with and against some of the city's top lawyers.  After moving to the suburbs here in NJ in 2000, I opened my second office here in beautiful, rural Mullica Hill.  Our NJ office is now our main hub.  I still practice in the city I grew up in.


In addition to my professional life, I am a mother of three sons and a wife. I have experienced first hand workplace discrimination and civil rights violations and I believe that helps me to better understand my clients' needs and circumstances and to work harder for them. 



My practice has grown exponentially over the years, and I now employ three other attorneys.  We pride ourselves on our attention to our clients and to the details of each and every case.  In the law, I have found, that the devil is always in the details.


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Practice areas


  1. Discrimination: 25%
    28 years
  2. Employment: 25%
    28 years
  3. Civil Rights: 20%
    28 years
  4. Administrative Law: 15%
    28 years
  5. Constitutional: 15%
    28 years



Hourly ($350-425/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Allan E Richardson

    I have known Ms. Vigilante for more years than either of us wants to admit. She is a bright, tenacious advocate for her clients and I endorse her without reservation.


    Allan Richardson Employment & Labor Attorney
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Contact info

The Vigilante Law Firm

99 North Main Street.
Mullica Hill, NJ, 08062


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Vigilante Law Firm, P.C.1997 - Present
MemberStevens Vigilante and Witmer1996 - 1997
AssociateHecker Brown Sherry & Johnson, LLP1991 - 1996
ClerkHonorable Robert N.C. Nix Jr. Chief Justice1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of CourtBarrister2015 - Present
New Jersey Association for Justice, Solo & Small Firm CommitteeCo-chair2015 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2015 - Present
NJ NELACo-chair2012 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Gloucester County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationmemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gadling-Cole v. West Chester Universityverdict for plaintiff
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Cabrini Collegehistory/poli sciBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
St. Leonard's AcademyN/AN/A1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar-CLEEthics2015