Location: Morris Plains, New Jersey
Matthew R. Petracca focuses his practice on civil litigation on behalf of individuals, businesses, municipalities and other governmental entities. Mr. Petracca’s practice includes matters in family law and divorce, criminal law, municipal court, including driving while intoxicated matters, land use, real estate, estate litigation, guardianship actions, Chapter 7 bankruptcy, insurance defense and wills and estates.
Mr. Petracca is a certified tax assessor in the State of New Jersey and represents clients before Boards of Taxation and Tax Courts in New Jersey.
Mr. Petracca is committed to public service, currently serving as Municipal Prosecutor for the Borough of Morris Plains, Municipal Prosecutor for the Township of Randolph, and Conflicts Counsel for the Borough of Wharton. He previously served as a councilman for the Borough of Lincoln Park, and, prior to that, served as a member of the Planning Board for the Borough of Lincoln Park.
Mr. Petracca is a member of the bars of the State of New Jersey and the State of New York. Mr. Petracca is a cum laude graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and a magna cum laude graduate of Seton Hall University.
Mr. Petracca was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014, 2015 and 2016.