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Carmine R. Villani

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Carmine R. Villani, Partner, founded Villani & DeLuca, P.C. nearly two decades ago with law school friend, Vincent DeLuca.  The firm has grown in stature and reputation in criminal defense, personal injury, ABC law, and matrimonial law.  Mr. Villani has a wealth of experience in New Jersey criminal defense having served as municipal prosecutor and municipal public defender in numerous municipalities in Ocean County and Monmouth County throughout his 20+ year legal career.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    24 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    24 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    24 years



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  • Christopher J Grenda

    When I was a municipal prosecutor I worked on numerous matters with Mr. Villani. Mr. Villani is an elite DWI attorney.


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  • Michael Edward Cirigliano

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
New England ScholarNew England School of Law1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerVillani & DeLuca, P.C.1996 - Present
Public DefenderBorough of Point Pleasant Beach2006 - 2007
Special CounselBerkley Township MUA2004 - 2004
Zoning Board of Adjustment AttorneyTownship of Brick2002 - 2005
Conflict Public DefenderBorough of Point Pleasant Beach2002 - 2009
Public DefenderTownship of Colts Neck2000 - 2012
Municipal ProsecutorBorough of Keansburg1999 - 2000
Conflict Public DefenderTownship of Barnegat1999 - 2003
Conflict Public DefenderTownship of Brick1998 - 2002
Conflict Pool AttorneyTownship of Brick1998 - 2002
Public DefenderBorough of Keansburg1998 - 1999
Associate AttorneyMcLaughlin Bennett Gelson & Craner, P.C.1996 - 1996
Adjunct ProfessorBrookdale Community College1993 - 1994
Associate AttorneyAnsell Zaro Bennett & Grimm, P.C.1992 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
Ocean County Bar AssociationCriminal Practice Committee2010 - 2010
Ocean County Bar AssociationMunicipal Court Practice Committee2010 - 2010
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Ocean County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Monmouth Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Rutgers UniversityEconomics and CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationDog Bites2014
2014 DWI InstituteDWI & Breath Test Refusal2014
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationHandling the Dog Bite Case in New Jersey2011