PARSIPPANY – Parsippany Attorney Matthew Petracca at King & Petracca, has been selected to the 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Previously he was named Rising Stars from 2014 to 2017.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase process that includes peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
As a partner at King & Petracca, Matthew R. Petracca is dedicated to serving clients in New Jersey and throughout the U.S. From the firm’s office in Parsippany, he focuses his practice on family and civil litigation and is experienced in a wide variety of areas, including family law and divorce, domestic violence, guardianship actions, and municipal court cases, which include traffic court and driving while intoxicated matters (DWI / DUI). He also assists clients with estate litigation, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation, property tax disputes, property transactions and disputes, and probate matters.
Mr. Petracca graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University. He subsequently earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2007. While in law school, Mr. Petracca authored an article on the constitutionality of legislation by state municipalities for the Seton Hall Legislative Journal. He is also a certified tax assessor in New Jersey.
With nearly 10 years of litigation experience, Mr. Petracca is admitted to practice law before all New Jersey and New York state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Committed to public service, he serves the Borough of Morris Plains, the Township of Randolph, the Township of Mendham and the Township of Morris in the role of municipal prosecutor. Mr. Petracca also serves the people of the Borough of Wharton as conflicts counsel. Previously, he served the Borough of Lincoln Park as a councilman and member of its Planning Board.
Mr. Petracca’s experience as a trial attorney enables him assist clients through extremely difficult and complex legal issues, with experience arguing cases before the trial court, Appellate Division, and the State Supreme Court.
The office of King and Petracca is located at 51 Gibraltar Drive, Suite 2F, Morris Plains, and can be reached via telephone at (973) 998-6860. To learn more about the firm and Mr. Petracca their website can be visited by clicking here.