CK’s David Calviello Confirmed to NJ Superior Court

March 18, 2024

NEWARK, NJ: Calcagni & Kanefsky LLP Partner David Calviello has been confirmed to the New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen County. The New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously backed the nomination on March 7th, and the Senate confirmed his appointment this morning.

“David is a tremendous lawyer, who quickly developed a record of success in defending clients after serving for many years within the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office,” noted Thomas Calcagni. “That balance in background will serve him well on the bench, as will his uncommon enthusiasm and work ethic that has distinguished him here at CK. We will miss David, but we couldn’t be happier for him and his family as he takes this next step in his exceptional career.”

“I am confident that as a Superior Court Judge, David will be an extraordinary asset to the people of Bergen County, whom he previously served as an Assistant Prosecutor for twenty-five years,” said Eric Kanefsky. “He has been an outstanding partner at CK and will be dearly missed by colleagues and clients.”

Over the course of his 25-year career as a state prosecutor, David handled every kind of criminal matter and tried nearly 60 jury trials. As Trial Chief for five years, David supervised a team of prosecutors who handled the majority of criminal cases in Bergen County, New Jersey’s most populated county. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office awarded David its highest distinction, the Meritorious Service Award, recognizing his service as an accomplished trial advocate, leader, and mentor. For the past two years, David has been a Partner at Calcagni & Kanefsky, adding to the firm’s highly-successful criminal defense practice and mentoring its newer attorneys. The New Jersey State Bar Association appointed David as Secretary to the Executive Board for the Criminal Law Section.

To learn more about David’s practice during his time with CK, click here.

Calcagni & Kanefsky LLP is a Newark- and New York City-based boutique law firm of former federal and state prosecutors, who bring their exceptional litigation experience to bear for clients with critical matters. Our attorneys are known and respected for their tenacious advocacy, superior credibility, and inside knowledge allowing them to manage, navigate, and favorably resolve government investigations and other high-stakes disputes.