Michele Morgera

Senior Associate

Criminal Law – NJ

& Corporate Investigations

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Michele Morgera, Esquire, works in GPEFF’s office in Haddonfield, New Jersey. As the former Chief of the Major Crimes Unit of the Camden County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s office, Michele brings twenty-six years of legal experience to the firm. Michele concentrates her practice in criminal defense. She joins Leonard Baker, Esquire, who is one of the area’s leading criminal attorneys, and Ret. New Jersey Court Judge Irvin Snyder, to give GPEFF one of the strongest, respected and most experienced criminal law defense practices in Southern New Jersey.

Ms. Morgera began her legal career as an associate in both a civil practice and criminal defense firm before joining the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office in 1987. During Michele’s career as an assistant prosecutor, she served as the Chief of the Grand Jury Unit, Chief of the Career Criminal Unit, Chief of the Fugitive Section, and the Chief of the Major Crimes Unit. She has personally tried over one hundred jury trials, including some of the most complicated criminal cases in the region. Additionally, she had supervisory authority over thousands of serious cases. . Ms. Morgera also served as the Police Legal Advisor. Ms. Morgera was literally on call 24 hours a day to answer all of the complicated legal matters and questions from law enforcement.

GPEFF is thrilled to have Ms. Morgera bring her experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system to the firm. Just as important, her knowledge of best practices in internal investigations from the perspective of a seasoned prosecutor adds additional depth to both our Employment Practice and our White Collar Criminal Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice.

Michele graduated from LaSalle University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration. She received her law degree from Rutgers Law School – Camden in 1986. In 2001, Ms. Morgera earned a Master’s in Public Administration from Rutgers’s Newark.

In 2014, Michele began working as a Literacy Volunteer in Camden County as a reading tutor, providing reading instruction to adults at the lowest literacy level.