New Jersey Law

Central Railway Terminal in Liberty State Park

Matthew C. Dorsi
Associate

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(908) 757-7800 ext. 163

Assistant:

Justine Vesuvio
jvesuvio@newjerseylaw.net

Matthew’s practice is focused on both criminal and civil litigation. As one of only a few attorneys in the State certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as both a criminal and civil trial attorney, Matthew has tried approximately 50 criminal and civil trials to verdict. In 2014, he was named as a New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal.

As part of his criminal practice, Matthew represents clients in all types of criminal matters in State and Federal Courts including assaults, weapons offenses, drug offenses, parole and probation violations, domestic violence, restraining order and juvenile matters. He also defends clients in municipal court matters such as DUI/DWI and traffic violations. Matthew regularly assists individuals in obtaining expungements of their criminal records as well. Matthew’s experience as an Assistant County Prosecutor and Municipal Prosecutor gives him a unique perspective in defending clients against criminal charges.

Matthew’s civil practice includes representing police in administrative hearings, representing Plaintiffs in personal injury and animal attack matters, defense of personal injury and automobile negligence claims and assisting local businesses with accounts receivable collections.

Prior to joining DiFrancesco Bateman, Matthew served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable John S. Triarsi, J.S.C. He was an Assistant Prosecutor in Union County from 2002 to 2006 and tried numerous cases, ranging from drug offenses to a homicide. He served as a member of the Long Hill Township Zoning Board of Adjustment from 1999 to 2002. He has been appointed as a Municipal Prosecutor in several towns in central New Jersey, he was the Past President of the Long Hill Township Chamber of Commerce, and coached the Watchung Hills Regional High School mock trial team. Matthew was elected for a three year term to the Long Hill Township Committee in January 2015.

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Undergraduate

  • The College of New Jersey, B.A., 1998

Graduate

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2001

Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2001
  • New York, 2003