Alfonse A. De Meo, Esq.
Alfonse A. De Meo was born in Belleville, New Jersey. A 1987 graduate of Belleville High School, he went on the attend Seton Hall University. Mr. De Meo graduated from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. A campus leader, he was the President of the class of 1991, as well as having held several offices in campus organizations and the Tau kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Academic and Employment History
Mr. De Meo attended Seton Hall University School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 1994. After graduation, Mr. De Meo was a law clerk for the Honorable Paul M. DePascale, J.S.C. in the New Jersey Superior Court in Hudson County. Mr. De Meo was employed by Rose Marie Sardo, Esq. as an associate before opening the offices of De Meo & LaVista, P.C. in 1996. In 2006, Mr. De Meo opened the Law Offices of Alfonse A. De Meo, Esq. P.C.
In addition to private practice, Mr. De Meo has served as the Assistant Public Defender for the Township of Belleville from 1998-2000 and from 2002-2004. In 2006, Mr. De Meo was appointed as the Public Defender in Belleville Municipal Court, and served in that position until June, 2009. Mr. De Meo also served as general counsel to the Belleville Board of Education from 2009 through 2014.
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
Juris Doctorate, 1994
Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
B.A. in Political Science, 1991
Admitted New Jersey Bar, 1995
Admitted, U.S. District Court, 1995
EMPLOYMENT (PUBLIC SECTOR)
Belleville Board of Education
General Legal and Labor Counsel
2009 – Present
Township of Belleville
2002 to 2004
2006 to 2009
Township of Belleville
Assistant Public Defender
1998 to 2000
State of New Jersey, Superior Court
Law Clerk to the Hon. Paul M. Depascale, J.S.C.
1994 to 1995
EMPLOYMENT (PRIVATE SECTOR)
Law Offices of Alfonse A. De Meo, Esq. P.C.
96 Pompton Avenue, Verona, New Jersey
De Meo & LaVista, P.C.
Belleville, New Jersey
Rose Marie Sardo, Esq.
Newark, New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association
Election Law Committee, Former Vice Chairman and Chairman
Associate Membership Program for School Attorneys, NJSBA
Belleville Board of Education 1998 -- 2004
Board President, 2003-2004
Board Vice President, 2001-2003