New Jersey Law

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Paul R. Rizzo
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(908) 757-7800 ext. 154

Assistant:

Janet Gonzalez
jgonzalez@newjerseylaw.net

  • About
  • Experience

Paul Rizzo’s practice encompasses personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, commercial litigation and representation of victims of crimes in civil litigation, as well as business transactions. Paul also has significant experience in the representation of public entities, including the Boroughs of Raritan, South Plainfield and New Providence.

He is a member of the Somerset County Bar Association and District XIII Ethics Committee. He previously co-chaired the County Bar Association’s Civil Practice Committee. He serves as Condemnation Counsel for the Township of Toms River. In the past, he has served as the Borough Attorney for the Borough of Raritan, and as the attorney for the Raritan Board of Adjustment and the Raritan Borough Public Library, as well as Condemnation Counsel for the Township of Edison.

Paul was the recipient of the 2013 Professional Lawyer of the Year award for Somerset County.

Paul has been invited to be a member of the Fellowship of Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation only trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American Bar. Membership is limited to 3,500 fellows representing less than one-half of 1% of American lawyers.

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Undergraduate

  • University of Scranton, B.S., magna cum laude, 1977

Graduate

  • Catholic University, J.D., 1980

Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1980