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Michael J. Beatrice

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DWI/DUI Defense
  • Complex Civil Lawsuits
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1976
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
    • A.B.
    • Major: Urban Affairs

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court State of New Jersey

Published Works

  • Co-Author, Arson Investigation and Prosecution Manual

Pro-Bono Activities

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New Jersey Association of Justice
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers–New Jersey
  • Mahwah Education Foundation, Chairman, 1988
  • St. Joseph Regional High School, Board of Advisors
  • Mahwah Board of Education, Trustee
  • County Champion Mahwah High School Mock Trial Team, Lawyer Coach, 2001 to 2013

Past Positions

  • Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, 1977 to 1982
  • Township of Mahwah, Municipal Prosecutor, 1988 to 2004
  • Borough of Fort Lee, Special Prosecutor, 1988 to 2004

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Police Instructor, Bergen County Police Academy

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney