William P Cunningham

William P Cunningham

Partner
Location:
Toms River, New Jersey
Phone:
732-451-3704
866-933-3804 (Toll Free)
Fax:
732-240-3777
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Municipal Court Law
  • Educational Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1981

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
  • Seton Hall University, South Orange
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Business/Marketing
    • Minor: Mathematics

Classes/Seminars

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Masters Program, Instructor, 1998 - 2001
  • Ocean County Police Academy, Instructor, 1977 - Present
  • Trenton State College, Instructor, Criminal Law, 1977 - 1979

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent designation from Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012 New Jersey "Top Legal Minds", Inside Jersey, New Jersey Star Ledger
  • 2011 "Professional Lawyer of the Year Award", NJ Commission on Professionalism and the Law
  • Ocean County Bar Association - 2005 Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Ocean County Emerald Society "Irishman of the Year", 1995
  • Top Attorneys of New Jersey, New Jersey Monthly Magazine Super Lawyer, 2007-2008, 2008-2009
  • 200 Club of Ocean County New Jersey, Meritorious Service Award, 2006
  • Senate & General Assembly Joint Legislative Resolution, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ocean County Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • Ocean County Bar Association, Co-Chair Municipal Court Law Committee, 2006 - Present
  • Ocean County Bar Association, Co-Chair Criminal Law Committee, 1995 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1976 - 2008
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Ocean County Delegate, Judicial & Prosecutorial Appointments Committee, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Sr. Assistant Prosecutor, 1976 - 2006

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Phi Sigma Alpha