Legal Staff

Legal Staff


Administrative Trial Division

Trial Section
Seth Galkin C.A.P
973-881-4849

Speedy Trial Unit
Seth Galkin C.A.P
973-881-4849

Domestic Violence
Gyselle DaSilva, S.A.P.
973-225-5445

Juvenile
Jason Harding, C.A.P.
973-881-4313

PreIndictment Conferencing/Grand Jury/Central Judicial Processing (C.J.P.) Phase I
Andrew Palestini, C.A.P.
973-881-4325


Central Judicial Processing (C.J.P.) Phase II
Nubar Kasaryan, S.A.P.
973-881-4475

Animal Cruelty Unit
Andrew Palestini, C.A.P.
973-881-4325

Drug Court
Patrick Breen A.P.
973-881-4803

Expungements
Lisa Verlardi, C.A.P.
973-837-7739

Appellate
Christopher Hsieh, C.A.P.
973-881-4855

Open Public Records Act Liaison
Lisa Verlardi, C.A.P.
973-837-7739

Return of Property
Mark Festa, S.A.P.
973-881-2821

Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Bias Crime Unit

Bias Legal Advisor
Vivian Khalil S.A.P.
973-837-7705

Passaic County Prosecutor's Office CART Response Team

Legal Advisor
Gina Pfund, C.A.P.
973-837-7697

Narcotics Division

Narcotics, Gangs and Violent Crimes Task Force
Paul Degroot C.A.P.
973-837-7733

Forfeiture/Civil
Lisa Verlardi, C.A.P.
973-837-7739

Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Police Shooting Response Team

Legal Advisor
Mary Catherine Ryan, C.A.P.
973-837-7653

Major Crimes Division

Homicide
Jason Statuto, C.A.P. 
973-881-4807

Vehicular Homicide
Jason Statuto, C.A.P. 
973-881-4807

Arson/Environmental
Jason Statuto, C.A.P. 
973-881-4807

Megan's Law
Gina Pfund, C.A.P.
973-837-7697

Human Trafficking/Special Investigations
Gina Pfund, C.A.P.
973-837-7697

Special Victims
Christopher Freid, C.A.P
973-837-7639

White Collar Crime Division

Public Integrity/Organized Crime
Mary Catherine Ryan, C.A.P.
973-837-7653

Insurance Fraud
Jay W. McCann, C.A.P.
973-837-7616

Financial Crimes
Jay W. McCann, C.A.P.
973-837-7616

Intelligence/Homeland Security
James P. Berado, D.F.A.P.
973-881-4896