Michael C. Mormando, Esquire
Michael C. Mormando has been practicing law for over twenty years, and is a Partner at Attorneys Hartman, Chartered.
Mike is an active member in the Burlington County Bar Association, he is a former Chair of the Bar Associations’ Criminal Practice Committee, and he currently serves as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Burlington County, District III-B. Mike also served two years as Councilman for Ward 3 in Delran Township, having been elected to the post in the November 2018 general election, and he currently serves as the Chair of the Delran Township Zoning Board.
Mike served a clerkship for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Office of the Disciplinary Counsel, from 1999 – 2000, and was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 2001, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 2001, and the Supreme Court of the United States in 2014.
For eleven years, Mike served as a Burlington County Assistant Prosecutor; Mike worked with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, and maintains the respect of the law enforcement community, the defense bar, and the judiciary. From Mike’s employment with the Prosecutor’s Office, he gained a wealth of experience in criminal law drawn from assignments to the Appellate Unit, The Grand Jury Unit, the Trial Unit, and the Special Victims Unit. In the last two years of his tenure with the Prosecutor’s Office, Mike served as the Section Chief of the Special Victims Unit. Mike has handled all manner of cases including those involving charges of murder, homicide, robbery, aggravated assault, possession and distribution of controlled dangerous substances, harassment, terroristic threats, and theft among many others.
Between 2001 and 2010, Mike repeatedly served as an instructor at the Burlington County Police Academy, teaching various topics related to criminal law, and criminal investigations, including Title 2C, and Search and Seizure law. He has also given lectures on the topic of Search and Seizure law to the In-Service Program for law enforcement, the New Jersey Homicide Investigator’s Association, and the Burlington County Bar Association. In his role as chair to the Burlington County Bar Associations Criminal Practice Committee, Mike lectured in CLE classes and moderated CLE classes provided to the members of the Burlington County Bar Association including practicing attorneys as well as Municipal and Superior Court judges.
In 2012, Mike successfully moved from the public sector to the private sector when he became employed at Attorney’s Hartman, Chartered (AHC). At AHC Mike brings the same knowledge, skills, and initiative he has always offered, but now to serve our clients in need. Since joining Attorneys Hartman, Mike has handled cases in the United States District Court for the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Superior Court – Law and Appellate Divisions, the Office of Administrative Law, the New Jersey Department of Labor, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, and many municipal courts throughout New Jersey. Mike has also argued at the departmental level for various civil service employees and law enforcement officers in the context of disciplinary hearings.
Mike’s areas of practice include criminal defense, DUI defense, traffic violation defense, employment law, discrimination and whistleblower cases, unemployment compensation appeals, labor representation for collective bargaining units, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. Mike is approved by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) as a lawyer who can represent law enforcement officers who face disciplinary or criminal charges. Mike also represents small business owners concerning employment issues.