Nicholas Albano III
24 Orchard Street, Budd Lake, NJ 07828  973.347.9335

Picillo Caruso Pope Edell Picini, P.C. Fairfield, NJ, Associate, 2008
Representing plaintiffs in wrongful death, medical malpractice and dram shop act cases, providing insurance defense for premises liability and related cases, litigating insurance coverage actions and commercial litigation.  Arguing trial motions and orders to show cause, researching and drafting trial court briefs, managing trial preparation including all written discovery, depositions, arbitration, and settlement.  

Albano and Albano, Hackettstown, Budd Lake, and Caldwell, NJ, Managing Partner, 2002 to 2007
Argued appeals, trial motions and orders to show cause, tried bench trials, researched and drafted appellate and trial court briefs, managed trial preparation including all phases of discovery, arbitration, and settlement, including a computer software copyright action, trademark litigation, and internet domain name dispute; drafted and filed trademark applications, responded to trademark office actions, negotiated and drafted intellectual property licensing agreements; negotiated and closed commercial and residential real estate transactions, represented land use applicants before municipal boards and on appeal, counseled the formation of non-profit and for-profit limited liability companies and corporations and counseled church and non-profit organizations.

McCarter & English, LLP, Newark, NJ, Associate, 1998 to 2002, Summer Associate, Summer 1997
Argued trial motions; researched and drafted appellate and trial court briefs, including a petition for certification to the New Jersey Supreme Court, supervised the discovery process, including paralegal supervision, by taking and defending depositions, drafting and responding to discovery requests, issuing subpoenas and deposition notices and coordinating with client and opposing counsel to facilitate the discovery process, organized and maintained discovery files, drafted intellectual property licensing agreements, drafted and filed trademark and copyright applications, and responded to trademark office actions.

New York City Corporation Counsel, New York, NY, Appellate Externship, Spring, 1997
Researched and drafted appellate briefs involving juvenile matters for Corporation Counsel as the presentment agency in those matters, reviewed trial transcripts and appellate briefs.

Barasch & McGarry, New York, NY, Summer Intern, Summer, 1996
Drafted personal injury complaints, drafted in limine evidence motions, reviewed facts and law in support of personal injury actions, attended depositions, pre-trial hearings, and settlement negotiations.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1998
Academic:	GPA: 3.7, Top 10%
Honors:	Order of the Coif
	Cardozo Law Review
	Mack Scholar
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A. (History), with honors, 1995
Academic:	GPA: 3.3, Major GPA: 3.9
Honors:	Phi Alpha Theta (history honor society)

William S. Greenberg, Trial Manual for New Jersey Lawyers (4th ed. 1999), Editor

Published Opinions:
PFI v. Kulis, 363 N.J. Super. 292 (App. Div. 2003)
Rose Art Indus., Inc. v. Swanson, 235 F.3d 165 (3d Cir. 2000)
In re Carlos S., 663 N.Y.S.2d 1003 (App. Div. 1997)
In re Melinda C., 659 N.Y.S.2d 69 (App. Div. 1997)
In re Raoul A., 659 N.Y.S.2d 789 (App. Div. 1997)

New Jersey, 1998; United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1998