Judge Profile

Lawrence M. Lawson

Judicial Experience:

  • Superior Court, Reappointed (January 16, 1994)
  • Superior Court, Appointed (January 16, 1987)
  • Assignment Judge, Superior Court, Monmouth County, Assigned (May 01, 1993)
  • Judge, Superior Court, Family Division, Monmouth County, Assigned (February 20, 2012 (temporary assignment))
  • Judge, Superior Court, Criminal Division, Monmouth County, Assinged (September 01, 1992)
  • Judge, Superior Court, Civil Division, Monmouth County, Assigned (June 18, 1990)
  • Presiding Judge, Superior Court, Criminal Division, Monmouth County, Assigned (September 01, 1987)
  • Judge, Superior Court, Civil Division, Monmouth County, Assigned (January 16, 1987)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Lawson & Butler, Asbury Park, 1974 to 1987
  • Neptune Township Committee, (serving as township's first black mayor from 1984-85), 1983 to 1986
  • Member, Affirmative Action Committee Of The New Jersey Democratic State Committee, 1980
  • Appointed Delegate-At-Large, Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., For His Presidential Campaign, 1980
  • Attorney, Neptune Township Board Of Adjustment
  • Prosecutor, Asbury Park
  • Law Secretary, Judge Thomas Tallarino, 1972

Education:

  • Catholic University of America Law School, 1972
  • Bowie State College, 1969
Profile provided by the New Jersey State Office of Court Administration.