An Experienced Alcoholic Beverage Control and Municipal Court Attorney

LAKE COMO, N.J. - Thomas Jannarone, Esquire, represents numerous nightclubs, restaurants, clubs, hotels, liquor stores, and bars throughout the State of New Jersey.

His successful law practice is dedicated to State and local Alcoholic Beverage Control matters, liquor license transfers, and disciplinary hearings before Municipal Licensing Authorities and the State’s Office of Administrative Law.

With over 30 years of real life experience in the nightclub, bar, and restaurant business, Mr. Jannarone understands the maze of regulations and unique challenges liquor license owners face every day.

This “real-life”, hands-on experience, combined with his legal background and extensive studies, gives Mr. Jannarone a unique and fresh perspective to defending license owners and operators.

Thomas Jannarone, also handles Civil Defense work in connection with NJ’s Dram Shop and NJ’s Fair Server Liability Act.

Success for Clients in Municipal Court Defense

Winning Court Cases - Thomas Jannarone, Esquire, also regularly represents individuals charged with violations heard in New Jersey’s Municipal Court system such as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI / DUI), Refusal, Driving While Suspended, Uninsured Motorists, Disorderly Persons, Drug Offenses, Speeding, Careless Driving, Reckless Driving and more.

Mr. Jannarone has written over 50 published columns about Municipal Court matters ranging in topic from noise violations and illegal searches to DWI and traffic violations.

His understanding of the Municipal Court system, as well as the substantive laws it governs, makes Thomas Jannarone a sought-after and often referred attorney.

Nightclub, Restaurant and Bar Operation Expert

Three Decades of Operations Experience – Adding three decades of real-life operations experience to his vast legal knowledge, Mr. Jannarone has thrived in the nightclub and hospitality industry since 1984. Mr. Jannarone regularly consults liquor license holders, operators, and managers in all aspects of operation.

Mr. Jannarone reviews law suits, drafts reports and testifies as an expert witness for both the Plaintiff and Defense bar in connection with liquor license operation, alcoholic beverage server liability, and premise security.

Mr. Jannarone is a published hospitality writer. He has given numerous lectures and classes on the law and nightclub business for organizations such as the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association, New Jersey Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association, Nightclub and Bar Magazine (at their International Trade Show) and Rutger’s University.

Training and Speaking Engagements

Mr. Jannarone is available to speak for organizations and consult the Hospitality Industry in many areas including:

Alcoholic Beverage Control Violations       Operations and Management
Staff and Management Training                  Server Liability
Compliance Inspections                               Dram Shop and Premise Liability
Special Event Production                             Entertainment

Thomas Jannarone is also available to teach the “ABC Licensee and Management Boot Camp” program which he developed for the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association. This intensive and informative program is the only Licensee and Management training program in the state.

Mr. Jannarone’s “ABC Licensee and Management Boot Camp” was awarded a grant through the New Jersey Department of Labor and is free for members of the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association.