Alfred V. Acquaviva started the Law Offices of Alfred V. Acquaviva, LLC after being an equity partner in several prominent law firms located in Passaic, Bergen and Morris counties. He has been an active member of the bar since 1991. His areas of concentration include municipal land use and zoning, municipal law, representation of Boards, both public and private, residential and commercial real estate, real estate tax appeals, chancery litigation, civil litigation, criminal law, family law, and bankruptcy.
He is the Planning Board attorney for the City of Paterson and has also served as special counsel and litigation counsel to the Boroughs of Haledon, Pompton Lakes, Oakland, Bloomingdale and Vernon in various litigation matters involving issues of land use, insurance defense, contract and lease negotiation, contract litigation, condemnation and in rem tax foreclosures. He was also a municipal prosecutor for the city of Paterson and has acted as special counsel to the Boroughs of Palisades Park, Garfield and Roseland in various litigation matters.
A member of the New Jersey State and Passaic County Bar Associations Mr. Acquaviva is especially proud of his work with the New Jersey State Bar Association High School Mock Trial Committee for which he has been Passaic County Chair for fourteen (14) years.
"Al, Jr." has been a Paralegal for the firm for the last five (5) years specializing in Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation. Al, Jr. is a graduate of Wagner College '18 with a Bachelor's Degree in History with a minor in Business Administration and is a member of the History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta. He concentrates on the areas of Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation and is responsible for administration of both departments.
Ms. Stephenson is the lead administrative assistant for the firm and has been employeed by the firm for five (5). She assists attorneys and paralegals in all functions of the firm. Primarily, she is responsible for the maintainance and management of all real estate files, municipal court, criminal, and real estate tax appeals. She attended Horry-Georgetown Technical School in South Carolina.