Morris County Prosecutor Swears in New Staff

Published on July 12, 2021

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood announce the hiring of Jennifer Virella as Assistant Prosecutor for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

Assistant Prosecutor Virella was officially sworn in at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective on July 6, 2021. She has been assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit.

Assistant Prosecutor Virella previously served as assistant corporation counsel and assistant municipal prosecutor for the City of Newark, an assistant prosecutor for the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and associate attorney for the Newark Housing Authority. Also during her career, she’s held positions as personal assistant to a State Senator, judicial law clerk for the Superior Court of New Jersey Chancery Division, Family Part, and as a research assistant, judicial intern and summer associate.

Assistant Prosecutor Virella holds a B.A. from Fordham University and a juris doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law.

Prosecutor Carroll said, “I welcome Assistant Prosecutor Virella and am excited to have her join our team of Assistant Prosecutors here at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. I’m confident that she will serve honorably.”

Inquiries should be directed to Public Information Office Meghan Knab at 973-829-8159 and [email protected]

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Left to right: First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Virella.


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