Joseph R. Torre, Counsellor At Law
Joseph R. Torre, Counsellor At Law

Joseph R. Torre, P.C., a professional corporation founded in 1977, has rendered legal advice and representation in Real Property/Land Use Development and Business/Commercial law matters for over 35 years. Mr. Torre holds an AV Preeminent rating from peers and judiciary, the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards. He is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell in its publication "Register of Preeminent Attorneys" in both the Real Property and Commercial Law sections. Mr. Torre approaches complex land use applications with interest, experience and strategic perseverence. His background as Vice President and General Counsel to a multifaceted U.S. based company is the basis for approaching business issues from a practical, cost sensitive and "in-house" businesswise perspective.


Principal Areas of Practice:

  • Zoning, land use, development 
  • Real property acquisition, syndication and sale;
  • Prerogative writ litigation; 
  • Corporate/business law; transactional and U.C.C.;
  • Construction/solid waste and recycling 
  • Public contract law; bid review & bid disputes
  • Condemnation
  • General Counsel: business entities; high net worth individuals/families

  Example Recognition and Positions Held:

  • Bergen County's Top Lawyers; 201 Magazine, June 2012.
  • Ten (10) Year successive AV Preeminent rated; Martindale-Hubbel Certificate of Award. 
  • Vice-President & General Counsel, Worldwide Provisions Inc.; NY/London/Jeddah
  • Special Counsel to the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority; Bergen County Utilities Authority; Northwest Bergen Utilities Authority.
  • Closing Counsel to National Community Bank; South Bergen Savings/Loan.
  • Attorney for the Wallington Zoning Board of Adjustment.
  • Land Use Counsel to The Mills Corporation/Meadowlands Mills
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law.


Contact Information

P.O. Box 65

Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423

Phone: (201) 394-9659

Fax: (201) 857-5336



Bar/Court Admission

1977: State of New Jersey

1977: U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

1989: U.S. Tax Court

1995: U.S. Supreme Court



1976: Juris Doctor: Vermont Law School

1973: B.A. Political Science: Rider College






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