Arthur G. Margeotes

Arthur G. Margeotes, Esq.
Phone: 908-757-7300

About Arthur:

Arthur G. Margeotes’ extensive career has included owning his current private practice as well as over 28 years as a prosecutor and work experience in The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and The United State’s Attorney’s Office.


He directed numerous investigative units in both Prosecutor’s offices leading to the successful prosecution of complex criminal cases involving Internal Affairs, Governmental Corruption, Organized Crime, Complex White Collar and Economic Crimes, Insurance Fraud, Child Abuse and Trials.


Throughout his career, Mr. Margeotes has worked jointly with numerous law enforcement agencies including The Federal Bureau of Investigation, The United State’s Attorney’s Office, various County Prosecutor’s Offices and Local Police Departments. He also has an extensive background as a civil attorney with a concentration in litigation. His years of experience as a prosecutor and as a private attorney also make him uniquely qualified to represent and protect the interests of any law enforcement officer in administrative, criminal and employment issues.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense
Adult and Juvenile Cases

Municipal Courts
Criminal, DUI and Motor Vehicle Violation Cases

Family Law
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Hearings, Trials

Law Enforcement Officer Defense
Administrative & Criminal Cases


Essex County Prosecutor’s Office: 1985-1988, 2002-2012
Director/Assistant Prosecutor, Financial Forfeiture Unit
Director/Assistant Prosecutor, Central Judicial Processing/Remand Courts
Director/Assistant Prosecutor, Official Corruption and Economic Crime Unit
Assistant Prosecutor, Trial Section

Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office: 1989-2002
Chief Assistant Prosecutor, Insurance Fraud Unit
Chief Assistant Prosecutor, Auto Theft Task Force
Chief Assistant Prosecutor, Governmental Corruption, White Collar Crime, Internal Affairs Unit
Senior Assistant Prosecutor, Organized Crime Unit
Senior Assistant Prosecutor, Child Abuse Unit
Assistant Prosecutor, Trial Section

U.S Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office-Law Intern, 1984-1985


Seton Hall University School of Law,
Newark, New Jersey J.D.
Rutgers University Graduate School of Criminal Justice, Masters Degree Program
Rutgers University Newark College of Arts & Sciences, B.A.


N.J. State Bar Association
Somerset County Bar Association
Trustee and Co-Chair of the Criminal & Municipal Practice Sections