Jacqueline DeCarlo is a partner with Hobbie and DeCarlo, P.C. She has been practicing law for more than 23 years, focusing her practice on Complex Personal Injury cases arising from Automobile and Trucking Negligence, Premises Liability, Dram Shop Liability, Sexual Assault, Professional Negligence, Toxic Tort, and Products Liability. She is a skilled Trial Attorney with a known reputation for fierce advocacy representing clients who have sustained serious and catastrophic injuries. and
Prior to engaging in private practice, Ms. DeCarlo served as a specially assigned Law Clerk for the Hon. Judson C. Hamlin, P.J. Civ. in both the Civil Division and the Chancery Division in Middlesex County, where she worked on complex litigation litigations, including Asbestos, Breast Implant, Global Landfill, and the Texas Eastern Pipeline in the Law Division. During her extended clerkship, Ms. DeCarlo also worked on specially assigned environmental coverage cases and emergency matters in the Chancery Division.
Ms. DeCarlo has successfully argued numerous complex issues on behalf of her clients in both State and Federal Courts, which resulted in published opinions involving issues of first impression, including Litwin v. Whirlpool, 436 N.J. Super. 80 (App. Div. 2014), In re Manufactured Gas Plant, 388 N.J. Super. 254 (Law Div. 2005), and Gilberg v. Stepan, 24 F. Supp 2d 355 (D.N.J. 1998).
Ms. DeCarlo is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey, State of New York, U.S. District Court of New Jersey, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
- Honors: Won, Award for Best Appellate “Advocacy Oral Argument”
- Honors: Summa Cum Laude
- Monmouth County Bar Association
- Ocean County Bar Association