JERSEY CITY â€“ Jersey Cityâ€™s first Filipino-American Chief Municipal Court Judge, Carlo Abad, and new full-time Judge Mark Curtis will be sworn in at a 4 p.m. ceremony on Friday, Sept. 20th, 2013, at Jersey City Municipal Court, 365 Summit Avenue.
The two judges were appointed by Mayor Fulop and confirmed by the City Council last month.
Carlo Abad, a Filipino American, has been serving as Acting Chief Municipal Court Judge and has been serving on the bench in Jersey City since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Abad served in the Newark Prosecutorâ€™s Office, the Jersey City Prosecutorâ€™s Office, the Essex County Prosecutorâ€™s Office, and the U.S. Attorneyâ€™s Office, as well as working in several private law firms.
Mr. Curtis, a graduate of Seton Hall University Law School, has served as a Jersey City municipal prosecutor and long-time attorney practicing in Jersey City and Hudson County.