Baker, Max A.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: 1998
Tenure: 2005
Born: June 18, 1946
Education: Boston Univ. Law School, 1974; New York Univ. College of Arts and Sciences, 1968
Prior Experience: Private practice, Pleasantville, 1986-98; private practice, Atlantic City, 1975-86; Hon. George Francis, J.S.C., clerk, 1974-75
 
Batten, Raymond A.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: 1992
Tenure: 1999
Born: May 13, 1954
Education: Delaware Law School of Widener Univ., 1979; Princeton Univ., 1976
Prior Experience: Raymond A. Batten, attorney, 1981-92; Avalon Abstract Agency Inc., Avalon, president, 1981-92; Krantz, Feiman & Platine, Atlantic City, attorney, 1980-81; Middle Township, attorney, 1992; Josephson & Poling, Sea Isle City, attorney, 1980; Lower Township, attorney, 1989-92; Stone Harbor, prosecutor, 1989-92; Middle Township, prosecutor, 1987-92; Sea Isle City, prosecutor, 1985-89; appointed N.J. state assemblyman, first district, April 1991-January 1992
 
Connor, Kyran
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: 2000
Tenure: 2007
Born: 1955
Education: Villanova Univ. Law School, 1976; St. Joseph’s Univ., Pa., 1969
Prior Experience: Cape May County, counsel, 1992-2000; Charles & Connor, partner, 1985-92; asst. Cape May County prosecutor, 1977-85
 
DeLury, Bernard E. Jr.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: Oct. 25, 2005
Tenure: Oct. 25, 2012
Born: August 30, 1960, New York, New York
Education: Rutgers Law School-Camden, 1986
Prior Experience: Caesars Entertainment, executive vice president & general counsel, 1990-2005; U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, judge advocate general, 1986-2005
 
Donio, Michael A.
Current Assignment: Criminal, P.J.
Appointed: 1995
Tenure: 2002
Born: Feb. 21, 1953
Education: Widener Univ. School of Law, 1978
Prior Experience: Donio & Bertman, Hammonton, partner; Atlantic County board of chosen freeholders, counsel; Atlantic County Improvement Authority, chairman
 
Higbee, Carol E.
Current Assignment: Civil, P.J.
Appointed: 1993
Tenure: 2000
Born: May 24, 1950, Michioka, Indiana
Education: Temple Univ. School of Law, 1976; Temple Univ., 1972
Prior Experience: Targan, Higbee & Kievit, Atlantic City, partner, 1981-93; Donald Targan, Atlantic City, associate, 1976-81
 
Isman, James E.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: 1998
Tenure: 2005
Born: February 13, 1947
Education: Georgetown Univ. Law Center, 1969; Franklin & Marshall Univ., 1965
Prior Experience: McGahn, Friss, Isman, Franks & Tripician, partner, 1996-98; Subin & Isman, partner, 1991-96; McGahn, Friss & Miller, associate then partner, 1981-91; assistant Camden County prosecutor, 1972-81; municipal prosecutor for Egg Harbor City, Longport and Hamilton Township
 
Jackson, James L.
Current Assignment: Family, P.J.
Appointed: 1998
Tenure: 2005
Born: 1948
Education: Rutgers Law School-Newark, 1975; North Carolina Central Univ., 1969
Prior Experience: Private practice, Atlantic City, 1975-1998
 
Johnson, Nelson C.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: Jan. 11, 2006
Tenure: Jan. 11, 2013
Born: 1948
Education: Villanova Univ. Law School, 1974; St. John’s Univ.
Prior Experience: Johnson & Bertman, 2001-05; prior firms: Sills Cummis; Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kaufman and Donio, Bertman, Johnson, Sahli & Greco; Atlantic City Planning Board, solicitor
 
Kane, Joseph E.
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: 1995
Tenure: 2002
Born: May 4, 1951
Education: Washington and Lee Univ. School of Law, 1977; Seton Hall Univ., 1974
Prior Experience: Administrative law judge, 1990-95; assistant county counsel, Atlantic County Department of Law, 1978-90; assistant prosecutor, Rockbridge County, Va., 1976-78; arbitrator, American Arbitration Assn. (1981-90)
 
Light, Jeffrey
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: May 4, 2011
Tenure: May 4, 2018
Born: 1950
Education: Georgetown Univ. Law Center, 1974
Prior Experience: Goldenberg, Mackler, Sayegh, Mintz, Pfeffer, Bonchi & Gill, 1981-2011
 
Littlefield, Allen
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: July 5, 2011
Tenure: July 5, 2018
Born: 1968
Education: Hofstra Univ. School of Law, 1993; Stockton State College, 1989
Prior Experience: Fishman, Littlefield & Fishman (now Fishman & Fishman); Atlantic County Republican Party, counsel, 2006-11
 
Marczyk, Joseph
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: Jan. 21, 2010
Tenure: Jan. 21, 2017
Born: 1972
Education: Widener Univ. School of Law, 1996; William & Mary University, 1993
Prior Experience: Crammer, Bishop, Marczyk & O’Brien, partner, 2006-10; Reynolds, Drake, Wright & Marczyk, 1996-2006
 
Mendez, Julio
Current Assignment: Assignment Judge
Appointed: July 19, 2002
Tenure: July 19, 2009
Born: 1956
Education: Rutgers School of Law-Camden, 1981; Rowan Univ., 1977
Prior Experience: Superior Court judge, Cumberland County, 2002-11 (presiding judge, Family Part, 2005-11); Velez & Mendez, partner, 1987-2002
 
Porto, John
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: Jan. 14, 2010
Tenure: Jan. 14, 2017
Born: 1967
Education: University of Akron School of Law, 1991
Prior Experience: Cape May County, counsel, 2003-10; assistant counsel, 1997-2003; Atlantic County, assistant counsel, 1994-97; Megargee, Youngblood, Franklin & Corcoran (insurance defense), 1992-94
 
Rauh, John R.
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: July 19, 2002
Tenure: July 19, 2009
Born: 1960
Education: Temple Univ. School of Law, 1986; Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1982
Prior Experience: Gorman & Rauh, partner, 1994-2002; Mairone, Biel, Zlotnick, Feinberg, Griffith & Stanger, associate, 1992-94; private practice, Atlantic City, 1986-92
 
Ridgway, Nancy
Current Assignment: Family
Appointed: January 2012
Tenure: January 2019
Born: 1964
Education: Dickinson School of Law, 1988; Smith College, Northampton, Mass., 1985
Prior Experience: Ridgway & Ridgway, Linwood, associate then partner, 1989-2012
 
Sandson, Mark H.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: Jan. 2, 2007
Tenure: Jan. 2, 2014
Born: 1950
Education: Emory Univ. School of Law, 1978; Kenyon College, 1972
Prior Experience: Sandson & DeLucry, partner.
 
Savio, James
Current Assignment: Civil
Appointed: July 2, 2009
Tenure: July 2, 2016
Born: 1952
Education: Seton Hall Univ. School of Law, 1977; Seton Hall Univ., 1974
Prior Experience: Private practice, Atlantic City (personal injury, medical malpractice, civil litigation); American Arbitration Association, arbitrator
 
Todd, William C. III
Current Assignment: General Equity, P.J.
Appointed: 1993
Tenure: 2000
Born: Feb. 25, 1948, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Education: Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School, 1976; Cornell Univ., 1970
Prior Experience: Private practice (matrimonial and personal injury), Absecon, 1988-93; municipal judge, Galloway Township, 1988-93; Jacobs, Todd & Bruso, Atlantic City, partner, 1977-88
 
Wild, Patricia M.
Current Assignment: Criminal
Appointed: May 23, 2008
Tenure: May 23, 2015
Born: 1957
Education: Rutgers Univ. Law School-Camden, 1981; Rutgers Univ., 1978
Prior Experience: N.J. Division of Gaming Enforcement and Division of Criminal Justice’s Environmental Prosecutions Task Force, deputy attorney general; Caesars Entertainment Inc., vice president of claims, 1999-2002, vice president and corporate counsel, 2002 through 2003; Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, risk manager, 2003 Sands Casino, general counsel and corporate secretary, 2004-05; at RIH Acquisitions NJ LLC and Resorts International Hotel and Casino Inc., vice president of legal and regulatory affairs, 2005-08