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James Wronko

James Wronko is a partner and founding member of Wronko & Loewen and is a veteran trial attorney with almost 40 years of experience and has appeared in Superior Court in every county in New Jersey as well as federal courts.

He has represented corporations, doctors, lawyers, judges, teachers, coaches, police officers, correction officers and various public officials. 

In excess of 200 jury trials to verdict in civil and criminal cases, Graduated from Seton Hall Law School in 1982. Admitted to the Bar of the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the district of New Jersey in 1982 and became an associate with the law firm of Bennett, Hueston, Kennedy and Mueller, Florham Park, New Jersey. Mr. Wronko handled various matters and personal injury cases on behalf of plaintiffs and insurance companies and commercial litigation for various business entities.  He represents individuals and business entities who have been accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault.  He tried and won his first criminal and civil trials.

In 1984 Mr. Wronko was admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals, for the 3rd Circuit. In 1984 he became employed as a Deputy Attorney General with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Criminal Justice. He was in the Appellate, Labor Law and Statewide Litigation sections, where he prosecuted statewide criminal cases including environmental, white collar and labor related crimes, murders, organized crime and corruption and violations of the Casino Control Act.

In 1989 Mr. Wronko joined the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office where he tried all types of criminal prosecutions including death penalty murder cases and was in charge of the County Narcotic Strike Force.

Mr. Wronko left the prosecutor’s office in September 1994 to establish the firm.

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Bar Admissions:
  • New Jersey, 1982

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1982

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1984


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1982


Classes/Seminars Taught:
  • Program Chair & Moderator, New Jersey, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation

  • “What Litigators Should Know About DNA Testing”, New Jersey Lawyer, May 1, 1995

  • Lectured on “DNA in the Courtroom”, New Jersey Bar Association Institute for Continuing Legal Education

  • Lectured attorneys for New Jersey Bar Association in areas of Criminal Law

Honors and Awards:
  • New Jersey Superlawyer from 2006-present

Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), New Jersey Chapter

  • New Jersey State Bar Association

  • Somerset County Bar Association: former member of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Committee and co-chairman of the Criminal Practice Committee

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