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Alfred V. Acquaviva

Alfred V. Acquaviva Esq.

Attorney At Law


Alfred V. Acquaviva started the Law Offices of Alfred V. Acquaviva, LLC, after being an equity partner in several prominent law firms located in Passaic, Bergen, and Morris counties. He has been an active member of the bar since 1991. His areas of concentration include municipal land use and zoning, municipal law, representation of Boards, both public and private, residential, and commercial real estate, real estate tax appeals, chancery litigation, civil litigation, criminal law, family law, and bankruptcy. He is the Planning Board attorney for the City of Paterson and has also served as special counsel and litigation counsel to the Boroughs of Haledon, Pompton Lakes, Oakland, Bloomingdale, and Vernon in various litigation matters involving issue of land use, insurance defense, contract and lease negotiation, contract litigation, condemnation and in rem tax foreclosures. He was also a municipal prosecutor for the city of Paterson and has acted as special counsel to the Boroughs of Palisades Park, Garfield, and Roseland in various litigation matters. A member of the New Jersey State and Passaic County Bar Associations, Mr. Acquaviva is especially proud of his work with the New Jersey State Bar Association High School Mock Trial Committee for which he has been Passaic County Chair for fourteen (14) years.

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Passaic County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, High School Mock Trial Committee

Practice Areas

  • Municipal Land Use and Zoning
  • Municipal Law
  • Representation of Boards
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
  • Chancery Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy

Past Positions

  • Haledon, Special Counsel
  • Haledon, Litigation Counsel
  • Pompton Lakes, Special Counsel
  • Pompton Lakes, Litigation Counsel
  • Oakland, Special Counsel
  • Oakland, Litigation Counsel
  • Bloomingdale, Special Counsel
  • Bloomingdale, Litigation Counsel
  • Vernon, Special Counsel
  • Vernon, Litigation Counsel
  • City of Paterson, Municipal Prosecutor
  • Palisades Park, Special Counsel
  • Garfield, Special Counsel
  • Roseland, Special Counsel
  • Borough of Rochelle Park Board of Adjustment, Special Litigation Counsel