Ronald Ricci, Esq.
Ronald J. Ricci has concentrated his practice in the areas of criminal defense, plaintiff personal injury and civil rights defense. He also regularly handles disciplinary and disability matters for public employees.
Mr. Ricci is one of the few attorneys selected in New Jersey by the National Fraternal Order of Police to represent law enforcement officers in criminal matters and disciplinary matters. Mr. Ricci successfully defended an East Orange Police Officer against a twenty-one count Indictment in Essex County, New Jersey. Mr. Ricci also defends teachers, custodians, and other educational personnel in criminal and DYFS matters throughout the State of New Jersey on behalf of the New Jersey Education Association.
Mr. Ricci’s criminal practice, however, is not limited to police officers and teachers. Mr. Ricci regularly handles criminal matters in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey and recently obtained Not-Guilty Verdicts for his clients charged with Aggravated Assault and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon in Passaic County and Union County. Additionally, over the past few years, Mr. Ricci has obtained Not-Guilty Verdicts for his clients both in New York and New Jersey Federal Courts relative to Drug Smuggling and Bank Robbery Indictments. Mr. Ricci also handles disorderly person cases and regularly obtains dismissals and not guilty verdicts in the municipal courts of New Jersey.
Mr. Ricci also has extensive experience handling Personal Injury matters, with an emphasis on construction accidents, on behalf of injured clients. In the last ten years, he obtained in excess of $20,000,000.00 in settlements for his injured clients.
Mr. Ricci has been named a “Super Lawyer” since 2010 in the Super Lawyer Section of New Jersey Monthly Magazine. He further has been noted a "Top 100 Trial Attorney" by the American Trial Lawyers Associations, as well as by the National Trial Lawyers Association annually since 2010. He has also received a "Top 10 Attorney" award in personal injury by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.
Currently, Mr. Ricci serves as the attorney for the Township of Bloomfield, Board of Health and defends police officers for the City of Newark in civil rights lawsuits.
Ronald J. Ricci is a graduate of West Virginia University, class of 1992 and Quinnipiac School of Law, class of 1996. Mr. Ricci is admitted to the New Jersey Bar as well as the District of New Jersey and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Passaic County Bar Association, Robert H. Clifford Inns of Court.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
~Civil Rights Defense
~Super Lawyer since 2010
~Top 100 Trial Attorney
~Top 10 Attorney award
for Personal Injury
Over $20 Million in settlements for his
clients in the past 10 years.