Office
Chief
Number of
Attorneys
Division of Public Defender Management
Joseph Krakora, Public Defender
6
Trenton
 
 
 
Andrew Chris Rojas, First Assistant Public Defender
 
 
 
 
 
Janice Anderson, Assistant Public Defender
 
 
 
 
 
Dale Jones, Assistant Public Defender/Director of Policy and
 
 
   Legislative Affairs
 
 
 
 
 
Leah Morris, Deputy Public Defender/Director of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Cynthia Samuels, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/Juvenile
 
 
   Services
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Office of Law Guardian
Lorraine Augostini, Assistant Public Defender/Director of
1
Ewing
   Litigation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Office of Law Guardian Appellate
James Louis, Deputy Public Defender
7
Ewing
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DYFS Conflict Investigations Unit
John Doran, Deputy Public Defender
2
Ewing
 
 
 
 
 
Capital Region
Roslyn Carter, Deputy Public Defender
 
Ewing
 
5
Mount Holly
 
3
 
 
 
Northern Region
Magali Francois, Deputy Public Defender
 
Hackensack
 
13
 
 
 
Shore Region
Joseph Suozzo, Deputy Public Defender
 
Asbury Park
 
11
Galloway
John Doran, Deputy Public Defender
7
 
 
 
Southern Region
 
 
Gibbsboro
 
9
Bridgeton
 
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Region
Lillian Brennan, Deputy Public Defender
 
New Brunswick
 
6
Elizabeth
 
6
Somerville
 
2
 
 
 
Essex Region
Guadalupe Casillas, Deputy Public Defender
 
Newark
Traci Telemaque, Deputy Public Defender
19
 
 
 
 
 
 
Northwest Region
Yvonne DeCicco, Deputy Public Defender
 
Paterson
 
3
Morristown
 
3
Newton
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Special Hearings Unit
Michael Buncher, Deputy Public Defender
 
Trenton
 
1
Asbury Park
 
1
Gibbsboro
 
1
Newark
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
Office of Parental Representation
Janice Anderson, Assistant Public Defender/Director of
 
Trenton
   Operations
2
 
T. Gary Mitchell, Deputy Public Defender/Director of Litigation
 
 
 
 
Capital Region
Barbara Lance, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/Managing
 
Trenton
   Attorney
6
 
 
 
Central Office
Robyn Veasey, Deputy Public Defender/Managing Attorney
 
North Brunswick
 
8
 
 
 
Northern Office
Theresa Owens, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/Managing
 
Newark
   Attorney
16
 
 
 
Northeast Region
Joseph Preziosi, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/Managing
 
Jersey City
   Attorney
6
 
 
 
Northwest Office
Jacqueline Iverson, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/
 
Morristown
   Managing Attorney
4
Belvidere
 
2
     
Shore Office
Jacob Sless, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/Managing 
 
Egg Harbor Township
   Attorney
7
 
 
 
Southern Office
George Morton, Assistant Deputy Public Defender/Managing
 
Camden
   Attorney
10
 
 
 
Appellate Office
Beatrix Shear, Deputy Public Defender
 
Newark
 
5
 
 
 
Intensive Supervision Unit
Larry Bembry, Deputy Public Defender
 
Trenton
 
4
 
 
 
Appellate Section
Matt Astore, Deputy Public Defender
 
Newark
 
34
Trenton
 
7
 
 
 
Post-Conviction Relief Unit
Raymond Black, Deputy Public Defender
 
Newark
 
3
Camden
 
1
Somerville
 
1
 
 
 
Regional Offices
Deputy Public Defenders
 
Atlantic
Robert Moran
15
Bergen
Louis Acevedo
18
Burlington
Kevin Walker
12
Camden
Harold Katz
26
Cape May
Scott Sherwood
4
Cumberland
Charles Sandilos
7
Essex
Michael Marucci
37
Essex Juvenile
I. Abraham Drake Jr.
8
Gloucester
P. Jeffrey Wintner
8
Hudson
Richard Sonntag
25
Hunterdon
Peter Abatemarco
3
Mercer
Vernon Clash
14
Middlesex
Richard Barker
20
Monmouth
Jeffrey Coghlan
18
Morris
Dolores Mann
8
Ocean
Dawn Nee
11
Passaic
John Dwyer
20
Salem
Nathan Davis Jr.
5
Somerset
 
7
Sussex
David Nufrio
3
Union
Peter Liguori
19
Warren
Bruce Farrier
4
     
Mental Health Advocacy
Patrick Reilly, Director
1
Trenton
Linda Butler, Managing Attorney
6
Newark
Richard Friedman, Managing Attorney
11
Gibbsboro
Theodore Novak, Managing Attorney
6
Asbury Park
 
1
 
 
 
Dispute Settlement
Eric Max, Director
2
Trenton
 
 
     
Total Number of Attorneys in Office
 
548
Source: Office of the Public Defender, as of June 28, 2012.