Louis F. Locascio J.S.C. Ret.

 

Louis F. Locascio, J.S.C. Ret.Location: Red Bank, New Jersey
Phone: 732-936-9901732-936-9901
Fax: 732-936-9904
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Judge Locascio, board certified by the Supreme Court of N.J. as both a civil and criminal trial attorney, retired from the New Jersey Superior Court after sitting in the Civil, Criminal and Family Divisions for a total of 17 years. In the Civil Division, he tried or settled every type of case, including personal injury, negligence, breach of contract, employment, discrimination, consumer fraud, condemnation, assault & battery, corporate and commercial disputes, construction site accidents, medical and legal malpractice. In the Family Division he settled numerous cases involving alimony, child support, custody & visitation, equitable distribution, retirement income, re-locations and domestic violence.

He authored approximately 40 judicial opinions ( involving civil, criminal and family issues) , 20 of which have been published . Since retiring, he has published approximately 25 Op. Ed. articles in the New Jersey Law Journal ( involving civil, criminal, and family issues), has lectured for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the Inns of Court.

Heading up the Gold Albanese and Barletti Dispute Resolution Department, Judge Locascio has an unsurpassed record of settling over 90 % of cases mediated and rendering most arbitration decisions immediately upon conclusion of the arbitration. Because of his extensive experience, he has been retained by both plaintiff and defense attorneys to mediate and/or arbitrate civil and family law matters.

Areas of Practice

  • 10% Family
  • 5% Criminal
  • 5% MISC
  • 80% Civil
  • Age Discrimination
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Alimony and Spousal Support
  • Animal Bites — Plaintiff
  • Apparel
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Chemicals and Cosmetics
  • Childrens’ Rights
  • Collaborative Law
  • Complex Litigation
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Defamation and Privacy — Plaintiff
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Disability and Illness Discrimination
  • Domestic Violence and Neglect
  • Drug Violations
  • DUI/DWI
  • Firearms
  • Food and Agricultural Products
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Gay and Lesbian Rights
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Juvenile Law
  • Machinery and Tools
  • Mediation
  • Medical Products and Devices
  • Mini-trials
  • Misdemeanor
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Other Professionals Malpractice
  • Parole and Probation
  • Paternity
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Police Misconduct
  • Premises Liability — Plaintiff
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Private Judging
  • Property Damage — Plaintiff
  • Race Discrimination
  • Railroad Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Recreational Products
  • Religious Discrimination
  • RICO Act
  • Search and Seizure Protections
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sex Offenses
  • Sexual Harassment — Employee
  • Slip and Fall — Plaintiff
  • State Trial Practice
  • Tobacco
  • Traffic Violations
  • Victims’ Rights
  • Wrongful Death – Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Lawyer, NJ Supreme Court, 1982
  • Criminal Trial Lawyer, NJ Supreme Court, 1982

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1969
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey

  • J.D. – 1969
  • Law Review: Seton Hall Law Review, 1969

Columbia University, New York, New York

  • B.A.
  • Major: History/Political Science

Published Works

  • 20 Trial Judge Decisions, NJ Superior Court
  • Op Editor, NJ Law Journal, 2010

Representative Cases

  • Numerous Civil and Criminal and Family Cases (NJ Superior)

Classes/Seminars

  • Trial Practice (ICLE), NJ BAR, 1980 – 1982
  • Mock Trial, NJ BAR, 1989 – 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Visions of Hope Award, 2010 – Present
  • The Maria Frangella Cancer Foundation Award, 2009 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Monmouth County Bar Association, Member, 1974 – 2010
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Member, 1970 – 1980

Past Employment Positions

  • NJ Superior Court, Judge, 1992 – 2009
  • Drazin & Warshaw, Associate, 1980 – 1992

Languages

  • English

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