Joseph P. Rem, Jr.Esq. graduated valedictorian of his high school class, received his college degree in mathematics summa cum laude, and obtained his law degree from Rutgers Law School - Newark. He is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
He began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Bruno L. Leopizzi, J.S.C. in the Criminal Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Passaic County. After his clerkship, he served as an Assistant Prosecutor with the Office of the Passaic County Prosecutor from 1976 to 1978, and successfully handled dozens of jury trials.
After working as a prosecutor, Mr. Rem went into private practice and has been defending individuals accused of criminal and motor vehicle offenses for over 30 years in both state and federal courts. His clients have included former professional athletes, former judges, police officers, doctors, and fellow attorneys, among others. Mr. Rem has successfully tried hundreds of cases and obtained excellent results for countless other clients. He has been certified as a Criminal Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey since 1981, part of the first group in the history of the State of New Jersey to be so certified.
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.