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Jose Cameron is an attorney in private practice since 1978 specializing in personal injury and commercial litigation.  A life long resident of Perth Amboy,  Jose graduated from Perth Amboy High School in 1972 and currently resides in Perth Amboy, New Jersey with his children, Ryan and Eric.


     Jose appreciates the educational experiences that Perth Amboy provided which helped prepare him to graduate from Montclair State College with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in mathematics in only three years.  He continued his education at Rutgers Law School graduating and being admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars in 1978.


     Mr. Cameron lives a full life, feeling that service to his community is important.  Currently, Jose is Chairman of the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc., Municipal Court Judge for the City of Perth Amboy, a member of the Office of Attorney Ethics-Disciplinary Review Board and member of an Attorney Fee Arbitration Committee - Office of Attorney Ethics.


     Mr. Cameron's goals are to continue to serve his community, especially the underprivileged, senior citizens, and educationally deprived through his involvement in community programs such as the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Perth Amboy Adult School Advisory Committee and Perth Amboy Baseball and Basketball Youth League Sponsor. 


     He feels there is a special need to provide quality education, especially for economically deprived bilingual students in order to insure their developmental growth in our society, especially through such agencies as the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development.  Mr. Jose Cameron works with other local professionals to provide role models as well as leadership to the community and its youth.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 14%
  2. Criminal Defense: 14%
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 12%
  4. DUI & DWI: 12%
  5. Other: 48%
  6. More 



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

314 Washington St.
Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimanded
    issued in NJ, 2015


    This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

  2. Admonition
    issued in NJ, 2007


    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner and Private CounselJose M. Cameron, P.C.1992 - Present
JudgePerth Amboy Municipal Court1992 - 2009
PartnerSpevack & Cameron1983 - 1992
Assistant CounselSecretary of State of New Jersey1981 - 1983
AttorneyLaw Office of Paul Grabella, Esq.1979 - 1980
Staff AttorneyEssex- Newark Legal Services1978 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Hispanis BarN/A1978 - Present
Puerto Rican Association Human DevelopementBoard of Directors1988 - 2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Montclair State UniversityBusiness Adminstration and Minor MathematicsOther - Bachelors1975