Rita Gribko

Rita M. Gribko

Born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, Rita has spent her 28 years of legal practice devoted to providing personalized, compassionate and skilled legal representation in both public service and private practice in New Jersey.  She brings with her in-depth, wide-ranging experience and aptitude to Selem Antonucci Law and is a welcome addition to the team!

After graduating from Rutgers University School of Law in 1994, Rita served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Charles J. Harrington, Jr., J.S.C., in the Family Division and the Honorable Frances L. Antonin, J.S.C., in the Criminal Division in Hudson County.   Thereafter, while serving as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office for six years, she gained extensive experience in Criminal Litigation. 

For several years, Rita ran a high-volume civil, family (divorce, non-dissolution, custody, adoption) and criminal practice as a solo practitioner handling all cases from intake to final disposition.  Over the course of two decades, she has also worked with well-established law firms, and throughout her career has amassed broad-based invaluable knowledge and skill through hands-on experience in areas including:    

  • Personal Injury including premises and auto liability, medical malpractice and employment claims.
  • Complex civil litigation involving survivors of childhood sexual abuse under New Jersey’s Revival Statute, serving on the Plaintiffs’ Liaison Committee in Essex and Middlesex counties.
  • Complex contract and construction litigation.
  • Municipal Law wherein she served as legal advisor to municipal governing bodies and similar public entities.
  • Insurance Law.
  • Appellate work including brief drafting and successful oral arguments before the Appellate Division for appeals from Final Orders and Interlocutory Orders and Emergent Appeals.

We are happy to announce Rita’s joining Selem Antonucci Law, where she remains committed to providing personalized, caring service to our clients while maintaining a standard of professional excellence, integrity and ethics.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey

MEMBERSHIPS:  New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Association for Justice and the Monmouth County Bar Association.