Former NJ Deputy Attorney General Joins the Tormey Law Firm LLC
The Tormey Law Firm LLC is pleased to announce that Thomas Ercolano has joined the law firm as an associate attorney beginning September 1, 2016. Tom is a former judicial law clerk in Middlesex County who then served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of NJ for four (4) years prosecuting child abuse and neglect cases for the State.
During his years as a Deputy Attorney General, Tom tried countless cases for the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly DYFS), conducting Order to Show Cause custody hearings, case management conferences, pre-trial conferences, child abuse and neglect fact-findings and termination of parental rights trials. Tom learned what it takes to manage an extensive caseload and develop effective case strategy. He also worked with expert witnesses including pediatricians, psychologists and psychiatrists. In addition to developing his trial advocacy skills, Tom also wrote numerous appellate briefs for DCP&P and presented oral arguments before the Appellate Division.
Practices Areas: DCP&P (DYFS) Defense, Criminal Defense, and Municipal Defense
- Undergraduate: Lafayette College, 2007, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
- Law School: Seton Hall University School of Law, 2010, Juris Doctor
Past Employment Positions/Career Experience:
- Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Roger W. Daley (Ret.) New Jersey Superior Court, Middlesex County
- Deputy Attorney General, New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Department of Children and Families Practice Group
Tom is available immediately to assist you at 201-556-1570.