Mike has lived in Delran for a combined total of 23 years. He grew up in Delran, delivered newspapers to Delran residents, and later worked at the Delran Red Lobster for a decade in order to fund his college and graduate education. Mike attended Millbridge School, Delran Middle School and Delran High School. After graduating high school, Mike earned a Bachelor’s degree from Rowan University and a Juris Doctorate from Widener University. Mike lives in Delran and is married to his high school sweetheart, Karin, who is also a Delran High School alum. They have two children enrolled in the Delran School system.
Serving the Community with Professionalism
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.
Following Bar admission, Mike served the community as an Assistant Burlington County Prosecuting Attorney at the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office for eleven years. There, 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 the last two years of his service, Mike was promoted to Unit Supervisor, commanding an investigative team dedicated to serving the citizens of our county. Serving the public and helping citizens in our community have always been the fundamental goals of Mike’s professional career.
Since 2012, Mike has been engaged in private practice as an attorney with Attorney’s Hartman Chartered, in Moorestown. There, he assists clients in need concerning employment law, labor law, administrative law, municipal law, and criminal law. Since joining Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, 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.
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.
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 volunteer member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee, Burlington County, District III-B.