Victor A. Rotolo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lebanon, NJ

Rotolo Karch Law
 | 502 U.S. 22, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Phone: 908-534-7900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)

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Attorney Profile

Certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey*, Victor A. Rotolo brings over 30 years of experience as the founding member of Rotolo Karch Law, formerly The Rotolo Law Firm. Providing legal representation for those dealing with matters of personal injury, family law and criminal defense, Mr. Rotolo offers his services to those in Hunterdon, Warren and Somerset counties, including the communities of Clinton, Flemington, Annandale, Somerset and Phillipsburg, New Jersey.

Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts, the U.S. Tax Court, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals and all courts in New Jersey, Mr. Rotolo began his professional career with a law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law after graduating magna cum laude from American University. Formerly a police officer in the city of Elizabeth, he has unique insight into both sides of a case. For his adherence to legal ethics and his litigation skills, Mr. Rotolo has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent** from Martindale-Hubbell.

He has also been appointed as a discovery master by the Court in complex contentious litigation. Formerly an adjunct faculty member of the Trial Advocacy Program for Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Mr. Rotolo also has the proper qualifications from the American Arbitration Association to act as an arbitrator in the courts in New Jersey.

As professional development is important to Mr. Rotolo, he is a member of the Hunterdon County Bar Association and the Somerset County Bar Association, and he works with The Institute for Continuing Legal Education as a commentator. His experience in divorce and custody matters, federal civil rights actions, general and product liability, automobile negligence, and medical and legal malpractice enables him to offer legal respresentation on a variety of matters to a wide range of clients.

*See "Rule 1:39 Specialty Certification of Attorneys"

**AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents

Family Law (40%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

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About Victor Rotolo

Admitted: 1982, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.rotolokarchlaw.com/victor-a-rotolo.html

Honors and Awards:

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2017
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013 - 2017
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2016 - Present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2013 - 2017
  • Member, The Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, Martindale-Hubbell, 2006 - Present
  • AV-Rated - 21 years, Martindale-Hubbell, 1996 - Present
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in New Jersey, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2015 - 2016
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in New Jersey, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014 - 2016
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2014 - 2015
  • New Jersey's Top-Rated Lawyers, American Lawyer Media, 2013 - 2014
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2002 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Civil Practice and Due Diligence committees, Hunterdon County Bar Association
  • Chair, Bench/Bar Liaison and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Hunterdon County Bar Association
  • Member, Hunterdon County Bar Association
  • Member, Somerset County Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice, 2014 - Present
  • Member, Hunterdon County Bar Association and Chairs its Bench/Bar Liaison and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committees; Member, Civil Practice and Due Diligence Committees
  • Appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Supreme Court of New Jersey District XIII Ethics Committee from 2009 to 2011; served as both the Vice Chair and Chair.
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Defense Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Admitted to practice in all New Jersey Courts, U.S. District Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Tax Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Former Advisory Board Member, Anderson House, a non-profit organization which assists women recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction.
  • Past member of the Pastoral Committee, Church of St. Joseph, High Bridge, NJ
  • Union County Community College Foundation Board

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Commentator, Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE)
  • Teacher of Trial Practice, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Program
  • Teacher of Trial Practice, Adjunct Faculty Member, Hofstra University School of Law's Trial Advocacy Program

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Won a landmark sexual abuse case in 2008 before the New Jersey Supreme Court on behalf of "R.L." In 2010, that ruling set the stage for a legislative change to New Jersey's Sexual Abuse Law. If the pending bill passes, a victim of abuse will no longer have to file a lawsuit within a two-year statute of limitations of when the victim knew he or she was abused and connects that abuse to his or her injuries.
  • Successfully argued and won the case of Pfenninger v. Hunterdon Central High School before the NJ Supreme Court. This was a leading construction negligence case that was litigated over a period of 8 years. The construction worker's widow and her children were awarded a 7-figure settlement.

Educational Background:

  • American University, Washington, D.C., B.S. - Justice, magna cum laude, Honors: Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award, 1977
Office Location for Victor A. Rotolo

502 U.S. 22
Lebanon, NJ 08833

Phone: 908-534-7900

 

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Last Updated: 9/6/2017

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