Joseph J. Compitello

Joseph graduated from the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, NJ and attended Lafayette College in Easton, PA, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  While at Lafayette, he was a member of their Division 1 baseball team and the fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta.  Joseph then attended the New York Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctorate.  Upon graduation, he passed both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bar exams. As a result of his high performance on the Pennsylvania Bar Exam, he was requested to and indeed graded essays for the bar preparatory company Barbri.

Prior to being admitted as an attorney, Mr. Compitello worked as a law clerk for a firm in Trenton and began his career as an associate there upon admittance to the bar. During his time there, he co-wrote the winning brief in the appellate division case, Golden v. GMAC, 401 N.J. Super. 198 (2008).  Subsequent to this, he worked for a firm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania handling exclusively criminal matters in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.  In 2009, he returned to New Jersey working for a statewide firm concentrating on criminal, family, and litigated matters.  In 2012, Joseph moved to another firm in Tinton Falls to become the Managing Attorney for the firm’s South Jersey section.  While at this firm, Joseph handled the firm’s criminal, family, and business matters.

Joseph is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and US District Court.  During the course of his career, he has tried over 100 cases to verdict in New Jersey and Pennsylvania including jury trials in both the criminal and civil divisions. In addition to litigation, Mr. Compitello heads the firm’s real estate division which handles personal and commercial closings, personal and commercial tenancy disputes, zoning and environmental  along with statutory compliance. He has been cited in all forms of media including radio, print, or electronic.

Joseph resides in Berkeley Township, Ocean County with his wife Michele and children Joseph and Michael.