Mr. Wieliczko joined the Firm in 1994 and became a partner in April 1999. He has been the Zoning Board Solicitor for Evesham Township since 2013 and the Zoning Board Solicitor for the Township of Willingboro since 2001. He has also previously acted as Labor Counsel for the Township of Willingboro and has served as Labor Counsel for the Township of Woolwich since 2016. He is the managing partner of the Litigation Practice Group and is involved in all aspects of civil trial and appellate practice. He practices in the areas of complex and commercial litigation, casualty defense (personal injury and property damage), labor and employment, education law, defense of civil rights and excessive force claims, land use matters, contract review and negotiation, insurance coverage, claims and disputes, declaratory judgment actions, construction and premises liability, environmental litigation, estate litigation, admiralty and maritime law, directors and officers liability, homeowners and condominium association law and insurance carrier subrogation, indemnification and contribution claims.

Education
– Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York – Juris Doctor – 1989
– University of London, London, England – 1988
– Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts – 1986 / Major: English
– The College of Ripon and York St. John University of Leeds, York, England Spring – 1985

Classes/Seminars
Lecture, Insurance Council of New Jersey 29th Annual Meeting and Conference “Update on the Verbal Threshold”, 2001
Lecture, Rutgers University, The Center for Government Services
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Training Seminar for Housing Authority, Redevelopment Agency, Commissioners and Executive Directors in New Jersey, “General Litigation and Liability”, and “Personnel Rights and Responsibilities”, November 1996 and May 1997

Representative Cases

  • McGann v. Collingswood Police Dept., United States District Court, D. New Jersey, March 22, 2012, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2012 WL 983686
  • Schoolhouse Commons at Union Ave. Condominium Ass’n v. CCTS Tax Liens I, L.L.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, January 13, 2012, Not Reported in A.3d, 2012 WL 95593
  • Salt & Light Co., Inc. v. Willingboro Tp. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, December 19, 2011, 423 N.J. Super. 282, 32 A3d 225
  • Demetro v. Police Dept., City of Cherry Hill, N.J., United States District Court, D. New Jersey, November 22, 2011, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2011 WL 5873063
  • Malat v. Borough of Haddon Heights, United States District Court, D. New Jersey, October 3, 2011, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2011 WL 4962223
  • Estate of Awkward v. Willingboro Police Dept., United States District Court, D. New Jersey, September 30, 2010, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2010 WL 3906785
  • Berry v. Lynch, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, May 27, 2010, Not Reported in A.2d, 2010 WL 2195750
  • Holzman v. Ravenscroft Condominium Ass’n, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, November 24, 2009, Not Reported in A.2d, 2009 WL 4251110
  • Tucker v. Rosenstock, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, October 29, 2008, Not Reported in A.2d, 2008 WL 4722639
  • J.J. Deluca Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, United States District Court, D. of New Jersey, March 14, 2008, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 723329
  • Bey v. City of Philadelphia, United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania, November 6, 2006, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 3242276
  • Platinum Links Entertainment v. Atlantic City Surf Professional Baseball Club, Inc., United States District Court, D. New Jersey, May 23, 2006, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 1459986
  • Callaway v. Samson, United States District Court, D. New Jersey, April 5, 2002, 193 F.Supp.2d 783, 2002 WL 507501
    Illinois Union Ins. Co. v. Tri Core Inc., et al, 191 F.Supp.2d 794 (2002)
  • May v. Atlantic City Hilton, United States District Court, D. New Jersey, November 9, 2000, 128 F.Supp.2d 195, 2000 WL 33122560
    Davidson v. Atlantic City Police Dept., United States District Court, D. New Jersey, June 28, 1999, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 1999 WL 533698
  • Fioriglio v. City of Atlantic City, United States District Court, D. New Jersey, March 5, 1998, 996 F.Supp. 379, 1998 WL 111323
  • Maizus v. Weldor Trust Reg., et al., 820 F.Supp. 101 (1993)

Professional Associations and Memberships
Burlington County Bar Association
Camden County Bar Association
New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys
New Jersey Defense Association
Society for Human Resource Management

Past Employment Positions
Chalos & Brown, P.C. New York, New York, Associate, 1989 – 1994
Chalos & Brown, P.C. New York, New York, Law Clerk, 1988 – 1989
Sir Fergus Montgomery, Member of Parliament, House of Commons, Intern, 1988
Jacobs and Schwalbe, P.C., Law Clerk, 1987
Legal Services, Inc., Clerk, 1986
Pro Bono Activities
Marlton Recreational Council , Soccer, Baseball and Basketball Coach, 2007 – 2017
Cherry Hill Youth Athletic Association , Baseball Coach, 2007 – 2009
Wellington Chase Homeowner’s Association, 2005 – 2014
Southern New Jersey Housing Corporation , Board of Directors, 1997 – 2003
Southern New Jersey Housing Corporation , President, 2002 – 2003
AIDS Coalition of Southern New Jersey, Board of Directors, 1997 – 2003
Big Brother Program, Dickinson College, 1984 – 1986
Volunteers of Legal Service, New York, New York, 1993

 

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Complex and Commercial Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Land Use and Real Estate
  • Zoning and Planning
  • Labor and Employment
  • Defense of Civil Rights and Excessive Force Claims
  • Education Law
  • Construction and Premises Liability
  • Environmental Litigation/Underground Storage Tank Liability
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Insurance Coverage, Claims and Disputes
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Estate Litigation
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Directors and Officers Liability
 

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York