Michael C. Mormando, Esquire
Michael C. Mormando has been practicing law for over seventeen years. Mike is an active member in the Burlington County Bar Association, is currently the Co-Chair of the Burlington County Bar Association, Criminal Practice Committee, and serves as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee, Burlington County, District III-B. Mike was also recently sworn-in as Councilman for Ward 3 in Delran Township, having been elected to the post in the November 2018 general election.
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.
Serving the community as an Assistant Burlington County Prosecuting Attorney for eleven years, 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. During his tenure at the Prosecutor’s Office Mike gained a great deal of experience in the area of criminal law gleaned 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, and theft among many others.
Over the years, Mike has also been 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.
For the last seven years, Mike has worked in private practice with Attorney’s Hartman, Chartered bringing the same knowledge, skills, and initiative to serve 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 Department of Labor, The Division of Civil Rights, and Municipal Court. 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, civil rights cases, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. As co-chair to the Burlington County Bar Associations Criminal Practice Committee, Mike also teaches, and moderates CLE classes provided to the members of the Burlington County Bar Association including practicing attorneys as well as Municipal and Superior Court judges.