Shared Municipal Courts of North Caldwell, Essex Fells, and Verona

Mission Statement

We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the United States and the State of New Jersey.The Court strives to accomplish the Administrative Office of the Court’s (AOC) four core values, with sensitivity to our diverse community:

  • Independence
  • Integrity
  • Fairness
  • Quality Service 

Judge : Hon. Joseph C. Angelo, JMC

Prosecutor: Joseph Wenzel, Esq. 

Public Defender: James Pomaco, Esq, 

Court Administrator: Ashley McMillion, CMCA 

Deputy Court Administrator: Alexandra Hidalgo, DCA

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Ashley McMillion Court Administrator (973) 228-6420
Alexandra Hidalgo Deputy Court Administrator (973) 228-6420