Joseph V. Maceri


Family Law


Joseph V. Maceri is a partner at Snyder Sarno D’Aniello Maceri & da Costa, LLC and he manages the firm’s Hackensack office. A certified matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Joseph concentrates his practice on family law and litigation. His passion lies in protecting children and finding the best possible solutions for his clients and their families.

After receiving his Juris Doctorate, Joseph served as a judicial law clerk for the 2002-2003 court term.  He clerked in the Family Division for the Honorable Sebastian Gaeta, Jr., J.S.C., Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Vicinage.  Upon completing his judicial clerkship, Joseph entered private practice and continued focusing on family law and related matters.

A native of New Jersey, Joseph is proud to call the area where he practices home and stays involved in his local community. When not practicing law, Joseph also enjoys traveling and is a soccer enthusiast. He is married to Josephine and has two teenage sons.


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar


  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Matrimonial Attorney


  • Michigan State University, College of Law, 2002
  • University of Oxford, International Law, 2000
  • University of Toronto, Canada, Constitutional Law, 2000
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey, B.A., Political Science, 1998


  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Committee
  • Bergen County Bar Association Family Law Committee
  • Bergen County Superior Court, Early Settlement Program
  • Essex County Superior Court, Early Settlement Program
  • Barry Croland Family Inn of Court, Barrister
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)


  • NJSBA Hot Tips in Family Law, 2019
  • National Business Institute Family Law from A -Z, 2019

Community Involvement

  • Township of Cedar Grove
    • Mayor, 2022-2023
    • Councilman, 2019-Present
  • Board of Trustees Essex County College, Trustee, 2017-2019
  • Township of Little Falls, Councilman, 2013-2017
  • Cedar Grove Unico
    • Former Vice President
    • General Counsel, 2010- present
  • Little Falls Athletic Club
    • Former Executive Board Member
    • Former Baseball & Soccer Coach

Honors & Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.)
    • Family Law: 2018-2024
  • Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers®
    • New Jersey Super Lawyers: 2017-2023
    • New Jersey Top 100: 2020-2023
    • New Jersey Rising Stars: 2011-2015

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Speaking Engagements

  • New Jersey Bar Association ICLE, Attorney Lien Act, November 2019
  • NBI, Inc. Family Law from A to Z, December 2019
  • William Paterson University, Political Science and Law, April 2014



Speaking Engagements