Widely Respected NJ Criminal and Civil Trial Attorney, Dennis Calo
Dennis Calo is a graduate of Columbia College and the New York University School of Law. After joining The Bergen County Prosecutor’s office in 1977 he quickly advanced from general trial attorney to Chief of the Grand Jury Section. He then established The Bergen County Homicide Squad and was Chief of that squad for eleven years. During that time he investigated hundreds of homicides and suspicious deaths and tried capital and other major homicide cases. Mr. Calo became a recognized expert in applying forensic scientific techniques in investigations and the court room.
In 1983, Mr. Calo was appointed First Assistant Prosecutor, becoming the chief administrative officer of the Prosecutor’s Office. He oversaw a staff of over 200 attorneys, investigators, and clerical employees, continued to direct the Homicide Squad and supervised other specialized squads and investigations, including political corruption, fraud, arson, sex crimes and child abuse and narcotics.
In 1990, Mr. Calo left the Prosecutor’s office for private practice. He became a partner with the firm of Cohn Lifland Pearlman Hermann and Knopf where he concentrated in criminal defense and civil litigation.
In 1992, Mr. Calo became Managing Partner of Calo Agostino in Hackensack, where he practiced for eighteen years. Mr. Calo continued to concentrate on criminal defense and civil litigation, with particular emphasis on civil rights and employment law, including wrongful termination, harassment, hostile environment and whistle-blower cases.
Mr. Calo represents and advises individuals, businesses and municipal governments. He also represents individual clients in federal and state courts where he has received million dollar plus recoveries for his clients.
Mr. Calo has lectured widely on criminal and civil law topics and conducted trial advocacy programs at The National Institute for Trial Advocacy, The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and numerous other professional organizations.
Dennis Calo serves the greater Bergen County NJ area providing a full range of criminal defense services from his River Edge office, including:
- Assault & Battery
- Sex Crimes
- Drug Crimes
- Marijuana violations
- Theft & Fraud
- Domestic Violence
- DWI or DUI offenses
If you are facing criminal charges you need a solid defense that only criminal defense trial attorney Dennis Calo can provide.
Your life and freedom can’t wait, contact Dennis immediately for a free consultation.
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