Anthony P. Alfano Esq.

Anthony P. Alfano

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Mr. Alfano graduated from Seton Hall University Law School in 1982. He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He served as Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor from 1983 through 1985 and prosecuted over a 1,000 cases ranging from homicides, serious drug offenses and sex offenses to juvenile matters, Municipal Appeals, Krol Hearings, Gun Revocation Hearings and Expungements.

Former Prosecutor

Since leaving the Bergen County Prosecutors Office in 1985 Mr. Alfano has practiced law exclusively in the field of criminal defense representing individuals in high profile homicide, sexual assault, armed robbery and major drug distribution cases. He represented a Ringwood Councilman for mis-appropriation and fraud and represented a high level defendant in the Federal Probe into the West New York Police Department. Both of these cases were highly publicized throughout the State of New Jersey.

Mr. Alfano also served as Municipal Prosecutor for the Township of Lyndhurst and the Borough of Wood-Ridge whereby he prosecuted, among other things, hundreds of DWI and Motor Vehicle matters. He also served as Public Defender for the Township of Lyndhurst, the Borough of Rutherford and presently serves as Public Defender in the Township of West Orange. Mr. Alfano also served on the Bergen County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee.

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. – 1982

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bergen County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Bergen County, Assistant Prosecutor, 1983 – 1985
  • Township of Lyndhurst, Municipal Prosecutor
  • Borough of Wood-Ridge, Municipal Prosecutor
  • Township of Lyndhurst, Municipal Prosecutor
  •  Borough of Rutherford, Municipal Prosecutor
  • Township of West Orange, Public Defender