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Andrew F. Garruto began his legal career as a judicial intern for the Honorable Stanley R. Chesler, U.S. Magistrate, (now U.S. District Court Judge), in Newark, New Jersey. He then worked as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable June Strelecki, Judge of the NJ Superior Court and then for the Honorable Arthur J. Blake, Judge of the NJ Superior Court.
In 1992, Andrew Garruto became a trial lawyer in an active litigation firm before practicing law on his own. His newly built office is located in his hometown of Nutley, New Jersey, and he also has an office in downtown Manhattan. Mr. Garruto concentrates his practice to personal injury claims, involving any incident where one’s negligence causes injury to another, as well as Workers’ Compensation claims.
Mr. Garruto is admitted to practice law by the New Jersey Supreme Court, the United Stated Federal District court, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Essex County Bar Association, New Jersey Association for Justice, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Board Certified Trial Attorney, and has been named in New Jersey Monthly Magazine's "Top 100 Lawyers in New Jersey" every year since 2012.
For NJ Supreme Court Trial Lawyer Certification information, visit http://www.njbac.org/12.htm.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2017|
|Top 100||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2016|
|Top 100||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2015|
|Top 100||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2014|
|Top 100||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2013|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer - Top 100||New Jersey Magazine||2012|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||New Jersey Magazine||2011|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||New Jersey Magazine||2010|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||New Jersey Magazine||2009|
|Membership||Million Dollar Advocate Forum||2008|
|Mille Grazie Award||Belleville Chapter of UNICO National||2008|
|Certified Civil Trial Attorney||Supreme Court of New Jersey||2007|
|Outstanding Young Adult Distinguished Service Award||Nutley Jaycees||2006|
|The Dean Arthur A. Weeks Outstanding Service Award||Student Bar Association Executive Committee||1990|
|Outstanding Service Award||Widener University School of Law||1990|
|Partner||Garruto & Calabria, Attorneys at Law||2011 - Present|
|Lawyer||Andrew F. Garruto, Attorney at Law||1997 - Present|
|Trial Attorney||Litigation Firm||1992 - 1997|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Superior Court of New Jersey||1991 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nutley Lawyers Club||Member||2014 - Present|
|Nutley Chamber of Commerce||President||2013 - Present|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Red Cross||Trustee||2004 - Present|
|Nutley Chamber of Commerce||Member||1997 - Present|
|Essex County Bar Association Advocates||Member||1996 - Present|
|New Jersey Association for Justice||Member||1992 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1991 - Present|
|Nutley Lawyers Club||Founder, President||2011 - 2014|
|Nutley Family Service Bureau||Trustee||2003 - 2008|
|Nutley Neighbors Magazine||"I have an open and shut case." Not necessarily||2017|
|Nutley Neighbors Magazine||Injuries at Work, and Workers Compensation||2016|
|Nutley Neighbors Magazine||What did they sell you? Car Insurance Pitfalls||2016|
|Nutley Neighbors Magazine||A Crash Course in Understanding Your Car Insurance||2015|
|Widener University School of Law||Juris Doctor||1990|
|Rutgers University||Bachelor of Arts||1987|
|Proponent Federal Credit Union||How to get the most out of your Auto Insurance||2012|
|Old Guard||How to set up property damage and medical claims after being involved in an accident||2004|
|AARP||How to get your medical bills paid and lost wages compensated after being involved in an accident.||2003|
|too many to list||Justice was served almost everytime, but you can't win them all.|
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