Born in Paterson, New Jersey, January 28, 1941


Admitted to bar, 1965, New Jersey


Rutgers University (B.A., 1961);
Georgetown Law School (J.D., 1964);
New York University. Phi Delta Phi

Passaic County Legal Aid Society, 1972-1984


Board of Education, Wayne, New Jersey, 1973-1975
Assistant Counsel, Wayne Township, 1982-1983.
Passaic County Counsel, 1986-
Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
Passaic County (Chairman, Legal-Medical Committee, 1972- ) and New Jersey State Bar


New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association (Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification)

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation; Personal Injury Law; Products Liability Law; Medical Malpractice Law; Workers Compensation Law



Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, NJ

  • J.D., May, 1998
  • G.P.A. 3.25

Rutgers College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

  • B.S., Accounting, May, 1995
  • G.P.A. 3.34
  • Honors: Dean’s List – Spring and Fall semesters, 1992 | Golden Key National Honor Society

Wayne Valley High School, Wayne , NJ

  • Honors/ Activities: National Honor Society, Varsity Soccer and Tennis, Yearbook Section Editor

Legal Experience

Vivino & Vivino Law Office, 401 Hamburg Tpk., Wayne, NJ

Senior Attorney, September 1999 to Present

Senior Attorney in established law firm in Passaic County. Litigation for negligence, contracts, commercial, products liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death actions. Law practice in State and Federal courts in civil and criminal actions, bankruptcy, worker’s compensation, real estate and family law. Jury trial experience, as well as non-jury civil and municipal trials, tenancy and domestic violence trials. Town of Bloomingdale Prosecutor. Active member of New Jersey Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers, Robert Clifford Inns of Court. Certified mediator by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

Township of Wayne, Wayne, NJ

Municipal Prosecutor, Sept. 2006 to Present

Representative attorney for State of New Jersey in traffic and criminal summonses heard in Municipal Court. Manages weekly list of violations, including special sessions of DWI and criminal trials. Extensive trial work prosecuting DWI violations.

New Jersey Superior Court, Civil Part, Paterson, NJ

Law Clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Graziano, Fall 1998-Fall 1999

Managed motion calendar for civil trial judge. Directed two week cycles of over 100 discovery and summary judgment motions. Performed legal research for court motions and trials. Drafted legal memoranda and orders on motions involving products liability, insurance, personal injury, and prerogative writs. Mediator in Special Civil and landlord and tenant disputes.