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Robert J Ritacco

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Robert J. Ritacco is a trial attorney for the firm and actively represents clients regarding civil, municipal, criminal and real estate matters. He has argued before the New Jersey Appellate and Law Divisions, Municipal Courts throughout the State New Jersey and in Administrative Proceedings.

Mr. Ritacco is a member of the Ocean County, New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations. He is also a member of the New Jersey Defense Association, Ocean County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s and Civil Practice Divisions. He presently serves as the Chairman of the District IIIA Ethics Committee, Community Medical Center Foundation Young Professional Advisory Council and as a mediator for the Ocean County Superior Court, Special Civil Part.

Mr. Ritacco attended Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey where he was awarded the Centennial and Presidential Awards, both merit scholarships, and was a member of the Seton Hall Law School’s Journal of Sport Law. In the summer of 2000, he interned in the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey for the Hon. John J. Hughes, U.S.M.J. and received his Juris Doctor in May of 2002.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Ritacco also performs transactional work inclusive of commercial and residential real estate closings, business transactions and contract drafting and review. Mr. Ritacco represents parties in criminal, municipal, guardianship and condemnation matters. His past experience also includes representation of individuals from foreign nations seeking the protection of the United States in temporary protective status and political asylum hearings before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service.

Areas of Practice
General Liability
Municipal/Criminal Law

Contractor’s Liability
Professional Liability
Products Liability
Premises Liability
Uninsured/Underinsured Litigation


Real Estate Law


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 90%
    13 years
  2. Real Estate: 10%
    13 years


Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Leyden Capotorto Ritacco & Corrigan

250 Washington St Ste D
Toms River, NJ, 08753-7575


NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Centennial AwardSeton University School of LawN/A
Presidential ScholarshipSeton Hall University School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLeyden, Capotorto, Ritacco & Corrigan2010 - Present
AssociateLeyden, Capotorto and Ritter, PC2006 - 2010
AssociateLynch, Teitelbaum and Geldhauser2005 - 2006
AssociateLomell Law Firm2002 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyMember2015 - Present
District IIIA Ethics CommitteeChair2013 - Present
District IIIA Ethics CommitteeMember/Investigator2010 - Present
New Jersey Defense AssociationMember2004 - Present
Ocean County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Seton Hall Journal of Sports and Entertainment LawEconomic Duress and Anti-Competitive Practices — Coercive Tactics Utilized by the National Football League to Prevent Franchise Relocation2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
William Paterson UniversitySociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education-Professionalism and Ethics SeminarEthics2014