User:Jmolinelli/John L. Molinelli

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John L. Molinelli is the Prosecutor ,[1]of Bergen County[2]New Jersey. He has served in such role since being appointed for a five (5) year term by Governor James E. McGreevey[3] on May 17, 2002. On January 18, 2008, he was appointed to a new five (5) year term by Governor Jon Corzine[4]. In New Jersey, County Prosecutors are appointed by the Governor for fixed five year terms[5], and are not elected, unlike most states. They are vested with broad powers to use all reasonable means to enforce the laws of the State of New Jersey.

Early Life and Education[edit]

Mr. Molinelli was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on June 20, 1957. He was raised in the Bergen County Town of Wood-Ridge[6], where he attended the Assumption School and was a 1975 graduate of Wood-Ridge High School[7]. He graduated from Rutgers University [8] in 1979 with a B.A. Degree in Political Science[9], received his Juris Doctor[10]degree in 1982 from the New York Law School[11] and a Diplomat in Muncipal Law in 1991 from the Rutgers University Bureau of Government Research.

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