James A. Vigliotti
Position: Of Counsel
Qualification: Rutgers College (B.A 1972) and Widener University School of Law (J.D.)
Of Counsel. Mr. Vigliotti brings an extensive and varied background from the public and private sectors of the practice of law. He served a judicial clerkship in the state courts in 1976-1977. He also was employed by the state as a Public Defender in both its appellate and trial offices from 1977-1981. While in private practice, he served as a municipal prosecutor for two municipalities and was designated as special litigation counsel for one of the municipalities. He also represented a sewerage authority in complex environmental litigation. In addition to his trial litigation practice, he has argued various appellate cases before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and the Federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.
The major portion of Mr. Vigliotti’s practice is now devoted to family law matters, including divorce, post divorce, child custody, and domestic violence cases. He also has extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions and litigation. He has represented lenders and borrowers in foreclosure and deficiency litigation and both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential litigation. He has pursued zoning matters before planning and zoning boards and related litigation. In addition, he handles criminal matters for both defendants and victims, as well as municipal court matters.
Mr. Vigliotti graduated from Rutgers College in 1972 with a B.A. in economics, and in 1976 received his J.D. from Widener University School of Law, where among other activities, he served as articles editor for the law review in his senior year. Mr. Vigliotti is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and its Family Law Section as well as the Union County and the Summit Bar Associations.