George T. Imperial

George T. Imperial

Parsippany, New Jersey

Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, George has amassed litigation experience spanning a range of practice areas, including construction, commercial, tort defense, personal injury, and matrimonial matters.

George is a Rule 1:40-12 Court Approved Mediator with experience in civil, general equity and probate matters. He also counsels individual clients in all matters related to wills and estates.

George's exemplary public service includes tenures as former Assistant Prosecutor and former Assistant Public Defender for the County of Essex, former Mayor of Caldwell, former legislative assistant to the late Senator Nicholas Fernicola, and former Municipal Court Judge in both Caldwell and Lincoln Park, New Jersey.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial
  • Tort Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Matrimonial

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1966
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1966


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1965
  • Seton Hall University - 1962

Published Works

  • Co-authored periodical regarding fiduciary liability of trustees


  • Co-authored periodical regarding fiduciary liability of trustees Instructor, Municipal Court Law, Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell*
  • Man of the Year Award, Maria S.S. Della Lavina Society
  • Distinguished Service Award, Essex County Prosecutor, Brendan T. Byrne
  • Outstanding Young Men of America*
  • Top Rated Lawyer in 2013 Corporate Counsel, The American Lawyer and National Law Journal*

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former New Jersey Judges Association
  • New Jersey Conference of Mayors, Former Vice President
  • American Judicature Society

Past Employment Positions

  • Imperial, Zazzaro & Calabro, P.A., Managing Partner
  • Horowitz, Bross, Sinins & Imperial, P.A., Partner
  • Lordi, Lordi & Imperial, P.C. , Partner
  • Assistant Prosecutor and former Assistant Public Defender for the County of Essex
  • Mayor of Caldwell
  • Legislative Assistant to the late Senator Nicholas Fernicola
  • Municipal Court Judge in Caldwell and Lincoln Park, New Jersey

Pro Bono Activities

  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

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