A statewide reputation in your neighborhood. Over 29 yrs. experience.
Anthony M. Arbore is a Partner of Forster Arbore Velez and has been practicing law in Morris County with the firm for more than 29 years. He became a member of the New Jersey State Bar in 1985 and a named Partner in the predecessor firm of Forster & Arbore only 4 years thereafter. Mr. Arbore’s practice focuses primarily on criminal and civil trial litigation, as well as DWI defense, and the representation of public employee’s throughout the State of New Jersey on disciplinary matters. His practice consists of handling numerous types of matters on behalf of his clients, such as automobile accidents, various types of personal injury actions, slip-and-fall cases, defective product litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation. In addition to DWI defense, Mr. Arbore handles all aspects of Municipal Court proceedings as well as the defense of juveniles in Superior Court. Mr. Arbore’s significant experience and familiarity with various local Court systems and procedures, both as a Municipal Prosecutor for more than 24 years and as a defense attorney during that period of time, enables him to provide invaluable advice and representation to his clients in each of the matters he handles on their behalf.
In his years as a litigator, Mr. Arbore has handled a number of high profile criminal matters as well as many notable police and other public employee disciplinary matters. He has successfully argued cases in the Appellate Courts of this State and also successfully argued a controversial and significant juvenile rights case before the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey in 2005. Mr. Arbore has been counsel of record in four published decisions of New Jersey’s Appellate Courts.
He is a Certified Municipal Prosecutor. Among his significant number of appointments as a Municipal Prosecutor, he currently holds the position with the following Municipalities: Andover Borough, Andover Township, Byram Township, Fredon, Hampton, Hopatcong Borough and Stanhope . He also previously served the following Municipalities as Municipal Prosecutor: Chester Township, Netcong Borough, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, and also as Special Prosecutor in Jefferson Township.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2015|
|The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Prestigious Honor of Outstanding Academic Achievement||Seton Hall University||1985|
|Partner||Forster & Arbore||1989 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100||Member||2015 - Present|
|New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors Association||Sussex County Municipal Prosecutor||2002 - Present|
|Morris County Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys of New Jersey||Member||1989 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1985 - Present|
|Trial Attorneys of New Jersey||Member||1985 - Present|
|Morris County Bar Association||Co-chair Municipal Court Committee||2009 - 2010|
|Seton Hall University School of Law||Criminal Justice||JD - Juris Doctor Cum Laude||1985|
|Seton Hall University||Criminal Justice/Sociology||BA - Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude||1982|
|Municipal Court and Criminal Practice Update 2015||Municipal Court||2015|
|RPCs and Beyond||Liability Under the Tort Claim Act||2014|
|Legal Palooza - Municipal Practice Update||Municipal Practice||2014|
|Anti Bullying Legislation Update||Anti Bullying Legislation Update||2011|
|The Drug Recognition Expert||Drug DWI||2010|