Vincent J. Nuzzi is a Criminal Defense Attorney who represents individual and corporate clients in municipal, state and federal courts, including defense of municipalities, elected official, governmental employees, and police officers (municipal, state, county, and correctional) in state, federal civil courts and administrative proceedings; and general civil litigation (state and federal).
AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards since 1996. Selected for inclusion as a New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2008 in the specialty of Criminal Defense.
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Special Deputy Attorney General in Charge [Acting Essex County Prosecutor].
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, First Assistant Prosecutor.
Office of the Public Defender, Essex Adult Trial Region, First Assistant Public Defender.
Office of the Public Defender, Essex County Adult Trial Region, Assistant Deputy Public Defender Complete preparation from interview to trial of approximately 147 adult criminal jury trials and approximately 30 adult criminal non jury trials in the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey.
Municipal Attorney, Township of Fairfield, New Jersey – Performed all aspects of municipal attorney’s position, including attendance at all meetings, tax appeals, personnel procedures, preparation of ordinances and resolutions, and public contract law matters.
Municipal Attorney, Township of Belleville, New Jersey – Performed all aspects of municipal attorney’s position, including attendance at all meetings, municipal reorganization, personnel matters, Tort Claims litigation, tax appeals and public contract matters.
Municipal Prosecutor, Township of Irvington, New Jersey – Responsible for prosecution of motor vehicle and municipal ordinance violations.
Associate Member of the Association of Chiefs of Police, Essex County
Former member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Essex County; District V C West Essex
Former member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee monitoring the pleading agreements in New Jersey Municipal Courts.
State of New York, 1990
State of New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1974
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2000
U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1995
New York Law School, New York 1973
Rutgers College, New Jersey 1970