Edward C Bertucio

Edward C Bertucio

Eatontown, New Jersey
877-565-5853 (Toll free)

Edward C. Bertucio is a partner and specializes in Criminal Defense, and Discrimination cases. He has been designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney and exclusively devotes his practice to criminal and civil litigation.

In his capacity as a criminal trial lawyer, Mr. Bertucio represents those under federal or state investigation, those charged with crimes such as homicide, sexual assault, aggravated assault, robbery, drug distribution, fraud, white-collar crime, and law enforcement officers accused of official misconduct and related offenses.

Mr. Bertucio served as a Senior Assistant Prosecutor in the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office in Trenton from 1984 to 1995, where he was Chief of the Environmental Crimes Unit, Economic Crimes Unit, Rape and Child Abuse Unit, and Career Criminal Unit. He was also a senior trial attorney in the Homicide Unit and a member of the Special Investigations Unit, investigating major drug distribution networks. Prior to that, he was a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Lawrence Weiss, J.S.C., Union County Court House, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

In 1995, Mr. Bertucio received an LLM, with Highest Honors, in Trial Advocacy from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, where he has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member. He graduated from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ, with a Juris Doctor in 1983 where he currently serves an Adjunct Law Professor in Trial Advocacy. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1980.

Mr. Bertucio is a member of the following bars: State of New Jersey; New Jersey District Court; Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; United States Supreme Court; Colorado (inactive).

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Discrimination
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.M. - 1995
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of Maryland - 1980

Honors and Awards

  • Named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, 2005 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, Senior Assistant Prosecutor, 1984 - 1995
  • Hon. Lawrence Weiss, J.S.C., Union County Court House, Elizabeth, New Jersey, Judicial Clerk