JOSEPH J. GALIASTRO
1943 – 2020
We are grateful for the opportunity to work with and befriend Joseph J. Galiastro for 5 years. Not only was he a great lawyer, but a great friend, husband and father. He was fun, witty and charming, and is greatly missed.
Prior to being admitted to the New Jersey Bar, Joe Galiastro taught at St. Peter’s Prep for twenty-one years, Joseph Calabria being one of his many students. He earned the Jesuit Bene Merenti Award for excellence in teaching in 1985. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1988, was admitted to practice law by the New Jersey Supreme Court and the United States Federal District Court.
He practiced in the area of Personal Injury Law and represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants. He was a member of the Hudson County Bar Association and acted as an Arbitrator of Personal Injury Lawsuits in Hudson County. He was also a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice.