Anthony Arbore

Forster & Arbore
202 Main Street at Route 10
PO Box 461
Ledgewood, NJ 07852-0461
973-584-1501
www.forsterarbore.com


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

Litigation Percentage

30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Certified Municipal Prosecutor
Certified Morris County Superior Court Arbitrator

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1985

Education

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

Representative Clients

Byram Township
Hopatcong Borough
Andover Township
Chester Township
Netcong Borough
Sussex Borough
Vernon Township
Jefferson Township

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers

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