Nicole M. Ippolito is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She
earned her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, New Jersey at which she was selected to and served as
the Lead Notes Editor of the Journal of Law and Religion. Ms. Ippolito participated in a moot court
competition at Harvard Law School, in which she and her teammates received the top honor for their brief.
Prior to joining the firm,
Ms. Ippolito was an associate attorney for a criminal defense practitioner in Burlington County, New Jersey and practiced
in multiple counties. Ms. Ippolito has tried several criminal cases in Superior Court and Municipal Court,
has argued motions in both criminal, civil and family courts, has written numerous briefs, and has handled criminal and civil
cases throughout various stages of proceedings.
Immediately after law school, Ms. Ippolito served as a law clerk to the Honorable
James J. Morley, Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division (now retired), researching legal issues for the Court regarding
trials, motions, and sentencing. Ms. Ippolito also was in charge of managing the appeals for gun permit
denials. During her work as a law clerk, Ms. Ippolito also became proficient in mediating cases in both
the Special Civil Part and in Landlord/Tenant Court, serving as a mediator in many such matters.
As a law student, Ms. Ippolito volunteered
for the Domestic Violence Program, assisting victims an appearing in court on thier behalf. Further,
she took part in the Civil Practice Clinic representing individuals in family court and civil court.
- Supreme Court of New Jersey (and all lower courts)
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (and all lower courts)
Other Professional Experience
Clerk, Honorable James J. Morley, Presiding Judge, Criminal Division (now retired), New Jersey Superior Court, Criminal
Division, Burlington County, NJ (2007-2008).
Associate Attorney, Burlington County NJ Law Firm (2008-2011): handled
criminal matters including several jury trials; municipal court matters; domestic violence matters; divorce, custody and child
Law Clerk, Cooper Levenson Law Firm – Atlantic City & Cherry
Hill, NJ (Law Clerk 05/2006 – 08/2006): conducted legal research, drafted memoranda and briefs to
the attorneys in various disciplines of law including tort law, maritime law, and education law; reviewed and summarized medical
evidence in workers’ compensation claim suits.
Summer Intern, Honorable Joel B. Rosen, United States Magistrate
Judge (now retired), United States District Court, Camden, NJ (06/2005 - 08/2005): drafted bench memoranda to the Judge concerning
civil legal issues, and drafts of opinions and orders regarding various legal issues in civil cases.
- Rutgers University
School of Law (Camden, NJ): Juris Doctor, 2007; Lead Notes Editor, Journal of
Law and Religion; Domestic Vioence Priogram; Civil Practice Clinic.
- Rutgers University,
Cook College (New Brunswick, NJ): Bachelor of Science, 1999.