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Academics: 1999 graduate of Rutgers University, 2002 graduate of Rutgers University School of Law

Professional Experience: After graduation, Steve worked as an Assistant Prosecutor in Cumberland County. During this time Mr. Petersen was assigned to trial team where he was responsible for vertical prosecution. Mr. Petersen also served as the SANE/SART coordinator. Steve left the prosecutor’s office in 2006 for private practice joining the firm of Helmer, Paul, Conley and Kasselman.  Here Steve practiced Matrimonial Law, Criminal defense and Municipal Law. He them joined the Law Office of Bruce C. Compaine in Haddon Heights, NJ specializing in Criminal, Municipal, Personal Injury and Matrimonial Law.  In 2012, he opened up his own law practice in Collingswood, NJ.  He is currently the Municipal Prosecutor for the Township of Haddon. 

Personal:  Mr. Petersen's prior experience supports his interest in the political process, since he has served as a District Representative for Congressman Robert E. Andrews and a Legislative Aid for Senator John Adler, Assemblyman Louis Greenwald and Assemblywoman Mary Previte.

Mr. Petersen was raised in Haddon Heights, NJ and currently resides in Mullica Hill.  He has two daughters and a son.  

Admitted to Practice: Mr. Petersen is admitted to the New Jersey Bar. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    13 years



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Offices of Petersen & Martone, L.L.C.

885 Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ, 08108


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Awesome AttorneySJ Magazine2014
Awesome AttorneySJ Magazine2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProsecutorTownship Of Haddon2008 - Present
N/ALaw Office of Bruce Compaine2002 - Present
Assistant ProsecutorCumberland County Prosecutor's Office2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of CourtN/A2010 - Present
The Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember2008 - Present
Camden County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - CamdenLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Rutgers University, CamdenPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1999