Member Profile: Hon. Anthony J. Sciuto (Ret.)

Hon. Anthony J. Sciuto (Ret.)
Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi
201 Columbia Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
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Tel: (201) 585-9111
Fax: (201) 585-1646

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Discovery Referee; Special Master


Hon. Anthony J. Sciuto (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Property Damage
Real Estate
Wrongful Death



Anthony J. Sciuto joined the law firm of Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi in March 2008 and is of counsel to the firm, where he will continue his practice in Alternate Dispute Resolution. He is retired as Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey Bergen County vicinage where he served for 20 years. Following his retirement in 2001 he was of counsel to the Harwood Lloyd firm in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Mr. Sciuto for a 12-year period during his tenure as a judge managed and presided over a large number of medical malpractice and related products liability cases. He also presided over and has significant experience in general civil cases, including contracts, personal injury, property damage, discrimination, environmental, and construction as well as many other miscellaneous matters that are litigated in the civil division. Mediation also played a substantial role in his judicial career.

Prior to his appointment as a Judge in 1981, Mr. Sciuto was engaged in the private practice of law. He served as attorney to the Garfield Board of Education from 1970-1973 and as City Attorney for the City of Garfield from 1974-1981. During his tenure as Board of Education Attorney and City Attorney he was involved in numerous mediations and arbitrations with municipal and school personnel involving hiring, termination, appointments, salary and benefit disputes, discrimination, civil rights matters, labor negotiations and public contracts. Mr. Sciuto participated in annual lectures and seminars to young lawyers on medical negligence topics as part of the Bergen County Bar Association Educational Program. He also participated in seminars conducted by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education on medical negligence, conducted a mock trial program for residents and young doctors from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, participated in a medical negligence mock trial program for Residents at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and participated in a number of moot court programs at Seton Hall University, Seton Hall School of Law and Rutgers Law School. He has been a guest lecturer at Felician College.


  • Seton Hall School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1968
  • St. Peter’s College. BS 1960

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Trustee and past President of the Hemodialysis Foundation
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Professionalism in the Law Committee (2004-2005)
  • Columbians, Bergen County—Trustee
  • Board of Trustees, Felician College
  • NADA National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals Charter Member, New Jersey Chapter
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating ®


$500.00 per hour


Hon. Anthony J. Sciuto (Ret.) is a member of our NJ chapter, The New Jersey Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NJAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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