Forster & Arbore
202 Main Street at Route 10
PO Box 461 Ledgewood, NJ 07852-0461
Anthony M. Arbore is a Partner of Forster & Arbore and has been practicing law in Morris County with the firm for more than 29 years. He became a member of the New Jersey State Bar in 1985 and a named Partner in the predecessor firm of Forster & Arbore only 4 years thereafter. Mr. Arbore's practice focuses primarily on criminal and civil trial litigation, as well as DWI defense, and the representation of public employee's throughout the State of New Jersey on disciplinary matters. His practice consists of handling numerous types of matters on behalf of his clients, such as automobile accidents, various types of personal injury actions, slip-and-fall cases, defective product litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation. In addition to DWI defense, Mr. Arbore handles all aspects of Municipal Court proceedings as well as the defense of juveniles in Superior Court. Mr. Arbore's significant experience and familiarity with various local Court systems and procedures, both as a Municipal Prosecutor for more than 24 years and as a defense attorney during that period of time, enables him to provide invaluable advice and representation to his clients in each of the matters he handles on their behalf.
In his years as a litigator, Mr. Arbore has handled a number of high profile criminal matters as well as many notable police and other public employee disciplinary matters. He has successfully argued cases in the Appellate Courts of this State and also successfully argued a controversial and significant juvenile rights case before the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey in 2005. Mr. Arbore has been counsel of record in four published decisions of New Jersey's Appellate Courts.
Mr. Arbore is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association and the American Bar Association, as well as a member of the Trial Attorney's of New Jersey, the Association of Trial Lawyer's of America, New Jersey Chapter, and the Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He also served as Co-Chairman of the Morris County Bar Association Municipal Court Committee in 2009 and currently holds this position for 2010. He is a Certified Municipal Prosecutor. Among his significant number of appointments as a Municipal Prosecutor, he currently holds the position with the following Municipalities: Andover Borough, Andover Township, Byram Township, Fredon, Hampton, Hopatcong Borough and Stanhope. He also previously served the following Municipalities as Municipal Prosecutor: Chester Township, Netcong Borough, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, and also as Special Prosecutor in Jefferson Township. Additionally, Mr. Arbore currently serves as the Sussex County Municipal Prosecutor Liaison to the New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutor's Association. He is also an approved PBA Attorney for New Jersey. Mr. Arbore is a Certified Morris County Superior Court Arbitrator and has also formerly held the positions of Secretary and President of the Morris County Municipal Prosecutor's Association.
Mr. Arbore graduated Seton Hall University Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Criminal Justice/Sociology. While at Seton Hall University Mr. Arbore was named to the International Sociology Honor Society. Upon graduation he was the sole recipient of the prestigious Honor of Outstanding Academic Achievement in the major of Criminal Justice. Mr. Arbore is also a graduate of the Seton Hall University School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude.
Areas of Practice
Criminal DWI Municipal Court Personal Injury Automobile Accidents Commercial Litigation
30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal Specialties
Certified Municipal Prosecutor Certified Morris County Superior Court Arbitrator
New Jersey, 1985
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey Honors: magna cum laude Major: Criminal Justice/Sociology Seton Hall University Honors: cum laude Honors: International Sociology Honor Society Honors: Sole Recipient, Prestigious Honor of Outstanding Academic Achievement Major: Criminal Justice/Sociology
Byram Township Hopatcong Borough Andover Township Chester Township Netcong Borough Sussex Borough Vernon Township Jefferson Township
Honors and Awards
Professional Associations and Memberships
New Jersey State Bar , Member, 1985 New Jersey State Bar Association, Member Morris County Bar Association, Member American Bar Association, Member Trial Attorney's of New Jersey, Member American Association for Justice, Member New Jersey Chapter, Member Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member Morris County Bar Association, Co-Chairman, Municipal Court Committee , 2009 - 2010 Byram Township, Hopatcong Borough and Andover Township, Municipalities Chester Township, Netcong Borough, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, Municipal Prosecutor Jefferson Township, Special Prosecutor New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutor's Association, Sussex County Municipal Prosecutor Morris County Municipal Prosecutor's Association, Secretary and President