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James J. Petrella Edit Profile

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.

Membership

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