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Honorable Ross R. Anzaldi, (Ret.)

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53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, New Jersey 07090

Ross Anzaldi concentrates his practice in the areas of arbitration and mediation.

The Honorable Ross R. Anzaldi, formerly of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County, joined Lindabury in October of 2009.

During his more than 18½ years on the bench, Judge Anzaldi held several positions, including Presiding Judge in the Civil Division of Union County and Acting Assignment Judge and Chancellor of Union County. He has presided over hundreds of jury and non-jury trials and thousands of settlement conferences. While serving in the Law Division, Judge Anzaldi adjudicated cases in a wide variety of areas, including auto and personal injury matters, insurance, construction law, LAD, CEPA, and partnership dissolutions. Judge Anzaldi has also addressed numerous environmental insurance allocation matters and was the judge in a number of matters of first impression under the New Jersey Spill Act.

Prior to serving in the judiciary, Judge Anzaldi was in private practice as a partner with the law firm of Diamond, Pitman, Grossman & Anzaldi in Union, New Jersey from 1974 to 1978, and subsequently with Anzaldi & Bernstein in Summit, New Jersey from 1980 to 1991. His practice concentrated in all aspects of litigation, personal injury, commercial, contract and matrimonial. He represented various corporate clients including Econo-Car and Bak-A-Lum. He also served as the attorney for the City of Summit, the Summit Housing Authority and as the Summit Municipal Prosecutor. In 2011, Judge Anzaldi was appointed as an arbitrator and mediator in the United States District Court and as a arbitrator and mediator by the American Arbitration Association.


J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1966

B.A., Villanova University, 1963

Admissions New Jersey, 1966
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1967
United States District Court District of New Jersey, 1966
Judicial Appointments
  • Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, 1991 – 2009
  • Judge, Chancery Division, Matrimonial Part, 1991 – 1993
  • Judge, Criminal Division, 1993 – 2001
  • Judge, Civil Division, 2001 – 2009
  • Presiding Judge, Civil Division, Union County, 2005 – 2009
  • Acting Assignment Judge, Civil Division, Union County, 2005 – 2009
  • Acting Judge, Chancery Division, Probate Part, Union County, 2005 – 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
    (This award is conferred by Martindale-Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.martindale.com/ratings-and-reviews/.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)

  • Retired Judges Association of New Jersey, Secretary Treasurer
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

New Jersey State Bar Association
Site: http://www.njsba.com/

Union Lawyers Club
Past President

Union County Bar Association
Site: http://www.uclaw.com/
President Elect 1991

Summit Bar Association
Past President

Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court

Justice Stewart G. Pollock Environmental American Inn of Court