Andrew Cimilulia, ESQ.

Andrew was born and raised in Lodi, graduating from Lodi High School in 1978. In 1982, he graduated Rutgers College in New Brunswick with a B.A. in Economics. In 1985, he graduated from Rutgers School of Law in Newark and became a member of the New Jersey Bar.

Andrew began his career working as counsel for a defense litigation firm, representing clients such as Supermarkets General Corporation [Pathmark], CIGNA and Alexis Claims Management. He then worked at two personal injury firms prior to forming the partnership of Cimiluca & Frank in 1991, located in Clifton. The firm was a general practice firm, with an emphasis on personal injury and worker’s compensation matters. As a member of the firm and later as a solo practitioner, Andrew handled a variety of matters, including personal injury, workers compensation, real estate, criminal defense, zoning applications, will preparations and landlord/tenant cases. Andrew was also retained to represent several members of the Clifton and Passaic Police Departments in defense of allegations of civil rights violations and assault charges.

Andrew has served as counsel to the Zoning Board of Adjustment for Saddle Brook and Garfield and as Public Defender in Clifton. He was appointed as special litigation counsel for the Borough of Dumont and the City of Hackensack. He was appointed as counsel to the Board of Health in East Rutherford, where he continues to serve as Municipal Prosecutor, where he handles all matters arising out of the Meadowlands Sports Complex. Andrew also currently serves as Municipal Prosecutor for the Central Bergen Municipal Court, where he handles all matters involving the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department, Bergen County Police Department and Bergen County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He has been appointed as Alternate Municipal Prosecutor for the Closter, Edgewater, Leonia and Tenafly Municipal Courts.

Andrew was elected to the Saddle Brook Township Council in 2008 and was re-elected in 2012. He was elected on 2 occasions to serve as Township Council President.