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Joseph T. Calabria

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Nutley, NJ

Garruto & Calabria, Attorneys at Law
609 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone: 973-798-8305
Fax: 973-661-2555
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph T. Calabria is a partner with Garruto & Calabria law firm, which has law offices in Nutley and North Bergen, New Jersey. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 32 years of legal experience, Mr. Calabria provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout North Jersey who have suffered injury or loss as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, Mr. Calabria has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those who have complex and pressing personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, defective products, unsafe property conditions and other preventable tragedies. He also handles claims involving construction accidents and worksite injuries.

Regarded as a staunch advocate for those he serves, Mr. Calabria has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients over the course of his career. From his efforts, he has gained a reputation as one of the leading trial attorneys in his region, and he has received consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 1979 graduate of Montclair State University, Mr. Calabria obtained his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall Law School in 1988. He holds his license to practice in New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Calabria also serves as court-appointed mediator and arbitrator of complex personal injury cases, and he is a former federal court arbitrator. He is an active member of the Hudson and Bergen County Bar Associations and the New Jersey State Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations, and he has served as adjunct professor at Montclair State University and Berkeley College.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

About Joseph T. Calabria

First Admitted: 1988, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected for inclusion in 2011 publication of New Jersey "Super Lawyers" list

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Former Federal Court Arbitrator, Montclair State University
  • Adjunct Professor, Berkeley College
  • Former Federal Court Arbitrator, Berkeley College
  • Adjunct Professor, Montclair State University

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Hon. Rosemary Higgins Cass in Essex County, Law Clerk
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania bar, 1989
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey and Federal District Court bars, 1988
  • Montclair State University and Berkeley College former adjuct professor

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1997

Educational Background

  • Montclair State University, B.A., 1979
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Office Location for Joseph T. Calabria

609 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Phone: 973-798-8305

Fax: 973-661-2555

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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