Appleby, Melanie Donahue
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: 2011
Tenure: 2018
Born: 1964
Education: Rutgers Law School-Camden, 1994; Rutgers Univ., 1986
Prior Experience: Gilmore & Monahan, Toms River, 1997-2010
 
Blaney, James M.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: Nov. 10, 2004
Tenure: Nov. 10, 2011
Born: November 15, 1948, Jersey City
Education: Catholic Univ. Law School, Washington, D.C., 1973; Loyola College, 1970
Prior Experience: Partner, Starkey, Kelly, Blaney, Bauer & White; Prosecutor, Ocean Gate, Lakehurst, Lakewood and South Toms River; asst. deputy public defender, 1974-76
 
Buczynski, Frank A. Jr.
Current Assignment: General Equity, P.J.
Appointed: 1989
Tenure: 1996
Born: Jan. 30, 1951
Education: Ohio Northern Univ. Pettit College of Law, 1976; Rutgers Univ., 1973
Prior Experience: Shackleton, Hazeltine & Buczynski, Ship Bottom, partner, 1985-89; Shackleton & Hazeltine, Ship Bottom, associate, 1978-85
 
Daniels, Wendel E.
Current Assignment: Criminal, P.J.
Appointed: 1999
Tenure: 2006
Born: March 26, 1952
Education: Rutgers Law School-Camden, 1983; Fordham Univ., 1974
Prior Experience: Assistant Ocean County prosecutor, 1988-99; private practice, 1986-92; Lawson & Butler, associate, 1985-86
 
 
Den Uyl, James
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: June 27, 2007
Tenure: June 27, 2014
Born: March 10, 1955, Passaic, N.J.
Education: St. Louis Univ. School of Law, 1980; Boston College, 1977
Prior Experience: Solo practitioner, Lakewood, 2005-07; Lynch Martin, 1998 to 2005
 
Einbinder, Madelin
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: 2011
Tenure: 2017
Born: 1963
Education: Seton Hall Univ.School of Law, 1987; Smith College, 1984
Prior Experience: Assistant Ocean County prosecutor, 1988-2011; Megan’s Law Unit supervisor
 
Foster, Joseph L.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: 1999
Tenure: 2006
Born: March 8, 1947
Education: Rutgers Law School-Camden, 1972; St. Peter’s College, 1969
Prior Experience: McLaughlin, Bennett, Gelson & Cramer, partner, 1996-99; Ansell, Zaro, Bennett & Grimm, associate, 1993-96; Russo, Foster, Secare & Ford, partner, 1980-93; attorney for numerous municipalities and authorities
 
Franklin, Sheldon R.
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: 1999
Tenure: 2006
Born: March 1, 1947
Education: Rutgers Law School-Newark, 1972; George Washington Univ., 1968
Prior Experience: Franklin Law Firm, partner, 1987-99; Franklin & Berkowitz, partner, 1987-93; Franklin & Spitzer, partner
 
Gizinski, Rochelle
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: 2009
Tenure: 2016
Born: 1958
Education: Seton Hall Univ. Law School, 1983; Rutgers Univ.
Prior Experience: Abazia & Gizinski, Carteret, to 2008
 
Goldman, Arnold B.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: June 26, 2007
Tenure: June 26, 2014
Education: Law School, 1974
Prior Experience: Div. of Workers Compensation, judge of compensation
 
Grasso, Vincent J.
Current Assignment: Assignment Judge
Appointed: 1989
Tenure: 1996
Born: Oct. 15, 1950
Education: Vermont Law School, 1976; Columbia Univ., 1972
Prior Experience: Solo practitioner, Toms River, 1988-89; Halligan & Grasso, Toms River, 1985-87; Island Heights, municipal prosecutor, 1984-89; South Toms River, planning board attorney, 1984-89; Lavallette, planning board attorney, 1979-85; Ocean County, assistant prosecutor, 1979-84
 
Hodgson, Francis Jr.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: July 12, 2007
Tenure: July 12, 2014
Born: 1960
Education: Villanova Law School, 1995
Prior Experience: Asst. Ocean County prosecutor, 1977-2007 (supervising assistant prosecutor, trial section, to 2007)
 
Hoffman, Ronald E.
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: 2001
Tenure: 2008
Born: 1951
Prior Experience: Hiering, Hoffman & Gannon, Toms River, partner, 1984-2001; Island Heights Borough Council, to 2001
 
Jones, Lawrence
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: 2010
Tenure: 2017
Born: 1962
Education: Hofstra Univ. School of Law, 1986; New York Univ., 1983
Prior Experience: Toms River solo, concentration in family law, 1987-2010.
 
Jones, Marquis D. Jr.
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: Jan. 22, 2008
Tenure: Jan. 22, 2015
Born: 1960
Education: Rutgers Law School-Newark; Rutgers Univ.
Prior Experience: Newark corporation counsel, first assistant, 2006-08; Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, 2003-06; Gibbons, associate, 2003; McGivney, Kluger & Gannon, associate, 1999-2003
 
Millard, E. David
Current Assignment: Civil, P.J.
Appointed: 2002
Tenure: Jan. 7, 2009
Born: 1954
Education: Vermont Law School, 1980; Allegheny College, 1976
Prior Experience: Ocean County Prosecutor, 1997-2002; Citta, Holzapfel, Millard, Zabarsky & Leahey, associate then partner, 1981-97
 
Nemeth, Steven F.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: June 29, 2007
Tenure: June 29, 2014
Born: 1957
Education: Rutgers Law School-Camden, 1982; Glenville State College, W. Va., 1979
Prior Experience: Berry, Sahradnik, Kotzas, Riordan & Benson, Toms River, to 2007
 
Peterson, John A. Jr.
Current Assignment: General Equity
Appointed: 1999
Tenure: June 1, 2006
Born: 1952
Education: Univ. of North Carolina Law School, 1981; State Univ. of New York at Albany, 1973
Prior Experience: Solo practitioner, Seaside Park, 1982-99
 
Roe, Patricia B.
Current Assignment: Family, P.J.
Appointed: Oct. 29, 2004
Tenure: Oct. 29, 2011
Born: June 29, 1952, Passaic, N.J.
Education: Seton Hall Univ. School of Law, 1989; Montclair State College, MA.; Montclair State College, BA.
Prior Experience: Private practice, 1989-2004; public school teacher, 1974-85
 
Troncone, Mark A.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: Feb. 5, 2009
Tenure: Feb. 5, 2016
Born: Lakewood, N.J., July 26, 1959
Education: Univ. of South Carolina Law School, 1985; Rutgers Univ., M.S. (urban planning), 1984; Furman Univ., B.A., 1981
Prior Experience: King, Kitrick, Jackson & Troncone, Brick, 1991- 2008; Lewis & Wood, Toms River, 1990-91; Starkey, Kelly, Blaney & White, Toms River, 1985-90
 
Wauters, Stephanie
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: 2009
Tenure: 2016
Born: 1962
Education: Rutgers Law School-Camden, 1986; College of Saint Elizabeth
Prior Experience: Administrative law judge, Trenton, 2004-09; private practice, Toms River, 1997- 2004; Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, 1987-97
 
Wellerson, Craig L.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: 2001
Tenure: Feb. 23, 2008
Born: 1957
Education: Case Western Reserve Univ., 1982; Dickinson College, 1979
Prior Experience: Assistant Ocean County prosecutor, 1983-84; Dasti, Murphy, Wellerson & McGuckin, partner then associate, 1984-2001; South Toms River borough attorney; Beachwood and Little Egg Harbor planning board attorney; Plumsted planning and zoning board attorney; Jackson zoning board attorney