Matthew F. Capece, Esq. is a Representative of the General President of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law with a JD and an award in labor-law studies. He has been a specialist in matters involving employment tax fraud, workers’ compensation insurance premium fraud and wage theft in the construction industry since 1989. His duties include tracking state and federal legislation and law-enforcement cases. Much of his time is spent meeting regularly with policy makers and law enforcement agencies as well as construction workers and employers who have been victimized by fraudulent business practices. He is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and Washington DC.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.