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Michael J. Nelson

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Michael J. Nelson
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Current Court Information:
New Jersey Vicinage 5
Title:   Judge
Position:   Superior Court, Civil Division
Active:   1995-2026
Past position:   Deputy Surrogate, Essex County, New Jersey
Past term:   1990-1995
Personal History
Born:   1956
Undergraduate:   Fordham University, 1978
Law School:   Seton Hall University School of Law, 1981

Michael J. Nelson is a judge on the Vicinage 5 Superior Court in New Jersey.[1] Nelson was appointed to the court in 1995 and obtained tenured status in 2002. He will serve on the bench until he reaches 70 years of age in 2026.[2][3]


Nelson received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University in 1978 and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1981.[4]


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