Maurice J. Gallipoli

Of Counsel

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Overview

Maurice J. Gallipoli is Of Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. At Porzio, he continues his legal career in litigation and dispute resolution, providing third-party neutral service as an arbitrator, mediator, discovery master, confidential investigator and/or trustee, as well as assistance with settlement negotiations and/or case management of complex cases.

Prior to Porzio, Judge Gallipoli was a certified civil trial attorney and active in the Essex and Hudson County bar associations before being appointed to the bench in 1987. He served as a trial Judge in Hudson County until his appointment as Assignment Judge for that vicinage in 2004. He retired from the bench at the end of 2012.

Memberships

  • Member of New Jersey Supreme Court Committee charged with studying alternatives to permanent disbarment for misappropriation of client funds
  • Supreme Court Disciplinary Review Board, Chair
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, member
  • Hudson County Bar Association, member (President 1985)
  • North Hudson Lawyers' Club, member
  • Essex County Bar Association, member
  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, member
  • Judicial Council, former member
  • Supreme Court Committee on Electronic Filing, former member
  • Judiciary IT Steering Committee, former Chair
  • Conference of Civil Presiding Judges, former Chair
  • Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee, former member
  • Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Salaries and Pensions, former Vice Chair
  • Supreme Court Arbitration Advisory Committee, former member
  • Supreme Court Committee on Trial Attorney Certification, former member
  • Supreme Court Committee on Character, former member
  • District VI Ethics Committee, former member

Speaking Engagements

  • 2022 Trial Advocacy Institute Ethic Panel, American College of Trial Lawyers/NJICLE Trial Advocacy Summer Institute, 7/15/2022
  • "Let’s “Judge” For Ourselves," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 20, 2021.
  • American College of Trial Lawyers/NJICLE Trial Advocacy Summer Institute, "Trial Ethics", July 17th, 2020.
  • Civil Trial Advocacy Summer Institute, New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey, July 12-13, 2018.
  • "Mediation Advice from 100 Years of Judicial Experience," NJSBA Senior Lawyers Special Committee, NJICLE Seminar, New Brunswick, NJ, January 12, 2017.
  • Civil Trial Advocacy Summer Institute, New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey, July 11-12, 2016.

Prior Relevant Experience

  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson Vicinage
    • Assignment Judge, 2004-2012
    • Law Division Civil Part Presiding Judge, 1988-2004
    • Law Division Civil Part Judge, 1987-1988