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James J. Petrella

James J. Petrella, American judge. Bar: New Jersey 1962, United States District Court New Jersey 1962. 1st. lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Bergen County Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association.

Background

  • Petrella, James J. was born on July 10, 1935 in New Jersey, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, St. Peters Colonel, 1957. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1962.

    Career

    • Law secretary Chief Justice Joseph Weintraub, New Jersey, 1962-1963. Municipal prosecutor Boro of North Arlington, 1967-1968, municipal court judge., 1968-1970. Associate counsel to Governor William T. Cahill, 1970-1973.

      Judge Bergen County Court, Hackensack, 1973-1976, Superior Court, Hackensack, 1976-1981, Appellate Division Superior Court, Hackensack, 1981-1986, presiding judge, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1962, United States District Court New Jersey 1962.

    Membership

    1st. lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Bergen County Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association.
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    Born July 10, 1935
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