Albert F.A. Carilli graduated from Lafayette College in 1981 and Catholic University Law School in Washington, D.C. in 1984. After graduating from law school, he clerked from 1984 to 1985 for the Honorable John J. Cariddi of the Bergen County Superior Court who was assigned to the Criminal Division. In 1985, Mr. Carilli was appointed as an Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor where he served through 1990. During his tenure as a Bergen County Assistant Prosecutor, he handled thousands of criminal cases in the trial, grand jury, traffic and juvenile sections. he has tried over 30 jury trials to verdict including numerous armed robberies, aggravated assaults, thefts, drug offenses, sex offenses and white collar offenses. After leaving the prosecutor's office, Mr. Carilli worked for large defense insurance firms specializing in in all aspects of personal injury defense ranging from automobile accidents, product liability, construction accidents, no fault claims, uninsured motorists claims and complex litigation. In 1993, Mr. Carilli opened his own office and has focused primarily on criminal defense matters, civil litigation, workers' compensation and personal injury. He served as the Hackensack Municipal Public Defender for approximately five years and served as the Passaic Municipal Prosecutor for two years handling all aspects of municipal court matters from DWI and traffic tickets to drug and disorderly person offenses. He has represented numerous criminal defendants in high profile cases.
Mr. Carilli is designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a certified criminal trial attorney. He has been a member of Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey and Compensation Inns of Court. He is a member of the New Jersey and New York Bars as well as the Federal Courts of New Jersey and the Third Circuit. He is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association. He is also a member in good standing of the Washington, D.C. and Colorado Bars.