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Jose M. Cameron

Criminal defense Attorney at Perth Amboy, NJ

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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.

Licensed for 44 years
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1978
Updated 11/05/2022
State PA
Status Retired
Acquired 1978
Updated 12/04/2022

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Jose M. Cameron
314 Washington St.
Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861


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Posted by M. S. | December 21, 2010
He believe in me and fought for my rights.
He was on point with everything he told me. He analize the case and told me that I everything will be okay. He fought for my right and the rights of my children. Thank you Mr. Cameron!!


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AVVO RATING 5.9 (Average)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2015.

Reprimanded issued in NJ, 2015
updated on 10/08/2015

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.

Admonition issued in NJ, 2007
updated on 12/11/2014

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.

Work Experience

  • Owner and Private Counsel
  • Jose M. Cameron, P.C.
  • 1992 - Present
  • Judge
  • Perth Amboy Municipal Court
  • 1992 - 2009
  • Partner
  • Spevack & Cameron
  • 1983 - 1992
  • Assistant Counsel
  • Secretary of State of New Jersey
  • 1981 - 1983
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Paul Grabella, Esq.
  • 1979 - 1980
  • Staff Attorney
  • Essex- Newark Legal Services
  • 1978 - 1979
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  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1978
  • Montclair State University
  • Bachelor
  • 1975


  • Association of Hispanis Bar
  • 1978 - Present
  • Puerto Rican Association Human Developement
  • Board of Directors
  • 1988 - 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Jose M. Cameron
Criminal defense Attorney
Perth Amboy, NJ
Licensed for 44 years