ATTORNEY PROFILES

Mark Peter Fierro, Esq.

For the past twenty-nine years, Mr. Fierro has been able to meet the needs of thousands of businesses and people like you by relying on his extensive legal knowledge and experience in a broad range of practice areas. He represents clients throughout the State of New Jersey, with a concentration in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Essex, Middlesex and Morris Counties. In addition to his private practice, In addition to his private practice, Mr. Fierro, a former public defender, presently serves as prosecutor for several Bergen County municipalities, including: Leonia, Edgewater, Tenafly, Garfield, Alpine, Closter, Northvale, and Rockleigh. Since 1997 Mr. Fierro has been an Adjunct Professor of criminal law, criminal procedure law and jurisprudence at Fairleigh Dickinson University and has coordinated the Legal Preparation Program for undergraduates anticipating application to law school.
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Bar Admissions:

     New Jersey 1986
     United States District Court for the District of New Jersey 1986

Law Practice Experience:

     Formerly a partner in the Fort Lee law firm of Fierro, Fierro & Izzard, P.C., Mr. Fierro practiced with his      father, Alfred Daniel Fierro, Esq., his brother, the Honorable Matthew J. Fierro, J.M.C., and colleague      Thomas W. Izzard, Esq. for over twenty-two years. He was exclusively responsible for the firm's divorce      and family law cases while additionally handling a broad spectrum of other matters in the successful      Fierro family firm.
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Judicial Clerkship:

     Law Clerk in the Civil Division of the Superior Court of Bergen County.

Education:

     Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1986
     Juris Doctor
     Honors: Cum Laude

     Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 1983
     Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
     Honors: Cum Laude


     Tenafly High School -197
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Professional Associations and Memberships:

     Bergen County Police Chief's Association (Honorary Member)
     Bergen County Traffic Officer's Association (Counsel for the Association)

     Bergen County Bar Foundation - Trustee
     Bergen County Bar Association - Member since 1987
     New Jersey State Police Benevolent Assocaion Inc,
          • Central Bergen County Local #86 - Counsel for the Association
     Cairola-Barber Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post No. 2342 - Counsel
     New Jersey State Bar Association (Member)
     New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors Association Member

Honors and Awards:

     New Jersey State Policeman's Benevolent Association
          Honorary Silver Card Life Member
     END DWI, Bergen County / Hudson County Chapter
          Law Enforcement Appreciation Award, June, 2009
          2010 Recipient of the Bergen County Traffic Officers      
     Association Paul St. Mauro Man of the Year Award.

     

Ancillary Employment:

Prosecutor:
     • Alpine
     • Closter
     • Northvale
     • Leonia
     • Tenafly
     • Edgewater
     • Rockleigh
     • Garfield

Adjunct Professor:
   Fairleigh Dickinson University - School of Criminal Justice
     • Criminal Law
     • Criminal Procedure Law
     • Jurisprudence
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Personal:

     Married over 31 years with two daughters