SJ Magazine “Top Attorneys” are selected through a poll in which only fellow New Jersey attorneys are permitted to nominate and vote for their colleagues working in a variety of practice areas. Attorney are not permitted to nominate themselves.
Rooney was voted a top DWI attorney practicing in South Jersey by his peers.
“SJ's Top Attorneys are the professionals who, according to their peers, are standouts in the legal arena. To make it on this annual list is a mark of high distinction,” explained SJ Magazine upon publishing this year's list. “These are the attorneys who have risen to the top of their fields, and continue to make a remarkable impact in the courthouse and beyond.”
This is Matt's second consecutive year being recognized by SJ Magazine.
An attorney admitted in New Jersey since 2011 and the District of Columbia since 2012, Matt has assisted DeMichele & DeMichele shareholder Richard A. DeMichele, Jr. with the firm's Municipal Court prosecuting duties in (4) different South Jersey municipalities: Haddon Heights (Camden), Lawnside (Camden), Berlin Borough (Camden), and Mullica Township (Atlantic). Municipal prosecutors handle matters ranging from cell and speeding tickets to more serious theft, assault, drug, and DWI cases.
Matt has also served on the Camden County Bar Association (CCBA) Board of Trustees since 2014, and Matt continues to participate as both a moderator and faculty member for legal seminars designed to instruct fellow lawyers on topics including Municipal Court practice in New Jersey. He recently became an appointed member of the American Bar Association (ABA) GOP Solo Corporate Sponsors Committee for the 2020 term.
Prior to joining DeMichele & DeMichele, P.C. as an associate attorney, Matt served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Nan S. Famular, J.S.C. (since elevated to Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division) of the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Part in Camden County, for the 2010-2011 court term.
Matt graduated with a Juris Doctrate Degree from the Rutgers School of Law- Camden in May 2010. Before commencing his legal education, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. graduating both SUMMA CUM LAUDE and as a member of the PHI BETA KAPPA honors society. A lifelong Camden County resident, Matt was raised in Oaklyn Borough and he is an alumnus of Paul VI High School in Haddonfield.
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