Christopher J. Vaccaro, Esq. Joins Kearns Rotolo Law

Former Prosecutor Hires Former Assistant Prosecutor for the Second Time

Christopher J. Vaccaro, Esq.

Kearns Rotolo Law announced that Christopher J. Vaccaro, Esq., a former Hunterdon County Assistant Prosecutor, has joined the Firm and will focus primarily on criminal defense and DUI/DWI cases.

"We are pleased to welcome Chris to the Firm," partner Anthony P. Kearns, III said. "His experience with the Prosecutor's Office gives him unique insight into the criminal court process which will prove invaluable when mounting defenses for his clients.  When I hired him in 2016, I was convinced he would be an excellent attorney. I was right." 

"We are pleased to welcome Chris to the Firm," partner Anthony P. Kearns, III said. "His experience with the Prosecutor's Office gives him unique insight into the criminal court process which will prove invaluable when mounting defenses for his clients.  When I hired him in 2016, I was convinced he would be an excellent attorney. I was right."

"Chris has a solid background in criminal law and is well-versed in all stages of the court process from pre-trial through sentencing," added partner Victor A. Rotolo. "He will be a great asset to our Firm."

In addition to concentrating on criminal defense and DUI/DWI cases, Chris will handle cases involving domestic violence, municipal court matters, motor vehicle violations, and cannabis law.

"I'm excited about this next phase of my career," Chris said. "It will be rewarding to use the knowledge I have acquired thus far to assist and advocate for clients when they need it most. I look forward to working with Anthony, Victor, and all team members at the Firm."

About Christopher Vaccaro

Before joining Kearns Rotolo Law, Chris was hired and trained by Prosecutor Kearns.  He served as a Hunterdon County Assistant Prosecutor for almost seven years, beginning in the Narcotics Unit. He later held the positions of Bureau Chief of the Juvenile Unit, Bureau Chief of the Major Crimes Unit, Acting Bureau Chief of the Special Victims' Unit and Legal Advisor of the Professional Standards & Internal Affairs Bureau.

As an Assistant Prosecutor, Chris was responsible for prosecuting indictable offenses at the Superior Court level and making all court appearances on his cases from arrest to jury trial verdict and sentencing; leading and overseeing various criminal investigations; advising and training officers; writing policies for county Internal Affairs matters; and supervising all juvenile criminal matters that occurred in Hunterdon County. Chris served with distinction.

Active in his community, Chris has performed community outreach services at local schools; served as law enforcement liaison to local elementary and secondary schools; presented talks on cybercrime, narcotics, and criminal law; and participated in police ride-along programs and training exercises. He is an Adjunct Professor at Raritan Valley Community College and teaches the course of Sports Law and Risk Management, which is a requirement for the school's Sports Management majors. Chris is also the Attorney Coach for the Voorhees High School Mock Trial Team and serves as an Executive Board Officer with the Hunterdon County Bar Association. 

About Kearns Rotolo Law

Kearns Rotolo Law, located in Lebanon, NJ, handles cases relating to accidents, civil litigation, criminal defense, family law issues including divorce and child custody, DUI/DWIs, and personal injury. To learn more about the Firm or to schedule an appointment, call 908-534-7900.

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