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Hon. John A. Sweeney (Ret.)

Neutral, Mediator and Arbitrator in Southern New Jersey with ADR Options since 2009

  • Honorable John A. Sweeney (Ret.) was a Trial Judge from 1992 until his retirement from the bench in July 2008.
  • He served in the Civil Division, General Equity and The Family Division.
  • During his sixteen (16) year tenure, he served as a Trial Judge, Assignment Judge and Presiding Judge in Burlington County.
  • He has extensive trial experience in personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, commercial litigation and insurance matters.
  • He is one of only a few individuals who has served in all three branches of state government, he was a state legislator in 1974, chief counsel to the governor in 1990 and then a trial judge, capping off his forty-three (43) years in the legal profession.
  • Judge Sweeney received The Distinguished citizen of the Year Award from The Boy Scouts of America in 2008. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Virtua Health System.
  • He received his B.A. degree from LaSalle University in 1963 and law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1966.