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Matthew J. Petriello, Esq.

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Matthew J. Petriello received his bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University and later received his Law Degree from Rutgers State University, School of Law. Matthew served as a Judicial Clerk in Passaic County and is a certified mediator.

Matthew began practicing law with a focus on property law. His practice focuses on a broad range of real estate matters; including residential and commercial acquisitions and sales; commercial leasing and financing; and land use and tenancy matters. He also assists small businesses in formation and organizational activities as well as transactional matters. Matthew also provides estate planning and administration services to clients.

Practice Areas

  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Law


  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. (Juris Doctor) - 2008
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honors Society
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) - 2005
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Economics with a concentration in Public Economics

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey
  • New York

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Sigma Pi

Professional Associations

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • NCJAR, Affiliate Member , 2013 to Present
  • New Jersey Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Classes & Seminars

  • Licensed Instructor of Realtor CEU Seminars including: Landlord/Tenant Legal Issues with Sales, Realtor Sales Contract Primer, Short Sales and REO Opportunities, Real Estate Closings and Settlements, Ethical Issues Regarding RE Relationships- Buyer’s and Seller’s Agent, Ethical Issues Regarding Dual Agency & Transaction Brokers, Legal Issues Regarding REO Transfer, Legal Issues Regarding a Short Sale, Legal Issues Regarding Attorney Review, Legal Issues Regarding Estates in a Residential Real Estate Transfer, Legal Issues Regarding Solar Panels in a Residential Real Estate Transfer, Legal Issues Regarding UST’s in the Context of a Real Estate Transfer, and Ethical Issues Regarding Fair Housing Act on Real Estate Transfers (Fair Housing).

Past Positions

  • Superior Court of NJ, Judicial Clerk, 2009 to 2010
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