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.