John Louis Molinelli
John L. Molinelli, Bergen County Prosecutor (ret) is a Principal with the firm Price, Meese, Shulman & D’Arminio, P.C. of Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He provides counsel to businesses, developers and redevelopers on all facets of real estate development, including acquisition and finance, private placement financing, construction, and development approvals at the local, regional, state and federal levels. He provides counsel to corporate clients on labor and logistical issues, internal investigations and management controls; private sector corporate compliance, digital investigations, E-Discovery, complex commercial and employment related litigation. With his background as former Bergen County Prosecutor, Mr. Molinelli advises all government on matters of law enforcement and public safety, including labor negotiations and Cybersecurity.
From 2002 to 2016, he served as the Bergen County Prosecutor, being appointed by former Governors James E. McGreevy and Jon S. Corzine. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in the private practice and was a member of the Hackensack law firm of Herten, Burstein, Sheridan, Cevasco, Bottinelli & Litt, P.C., which has since merged with Archer & Greiner. He graduated from Rutgers University in 1979 with a B.A. degree, and received his law degree, cum laude, from New York Law School, in 1982. In 1991, he received his Diplomate in Municipal Law from Rutgers University, Bureau of Government Research. He is the former President of the Bergen County Bar Association, and former division Chairman of the District IIB Attorney Fee Arbitration Ethics Committee. In 2001, he was named as a Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Standing Committee on Election Law. Mr. Molinelli was a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Electronic Discovery in the Criminal Courts, and is a former member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Rules of Evidence, and the New Jersey Supreme Court Municipal Court Practice Committee. He is a member of the Bars of the State of New Jersey and New York, United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the United States Supreme Court and is a member of the Association of E-Discovery Specialists [ACEDS]
As Prosecutor, Mr. Molinelli was responsible for the administration of 300 staff members, both civil service and non-civil service, and including four unions, three facilities, 125 police detectives and 58 lawyers. He was responsible for the administration of a 32 million dollar budget, as well as oversight over 3,000 police officers with a jurisdictional responsibility of almost one million people.
He is AV* rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Board standards, the highest rating. An accomplished cook and scuba diver, he resides in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey with his wife, Tammy, and children Johnathan and Carolyn. His office contact is Price, Meese, Shulman & D’Arminio, PC, Mack Cali Corporate Center, 50 Tice Blvd, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 tel 201-391-3737, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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