David A. Gardner

David A. Gardner

Allenhurst, New Jersey

Dave graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law in May, 2007, admitted to practice law in December, 2007, State of New Jersey.

In school, as part of clinical studies with the Seton Hall University School of Law Center for Social Justice, Dave represented an enemy combatant detained at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. (released!)
Legal Study abroad:

Human Rights in the Americas: Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica in Heredia, Costa Rica

Comparative Privacy and Intellectual Property Law between EU and USA: National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Leuven, Belgium.

Dave served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edward M. Neafsey, J.S.C. in the Monmouth County Superior Court from August, 2007 until August, 2008.

Before legal studies, Dave lived, worked and travelled extensively throughout Mexico, Central America and Spain. (Dave used to enjoy surfing before he became a lawyer).

Dave focuses mainly on criminal law. Dave is bilingual, Spanish and English. 

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Edward M. Neafsey, J.S.C., Monmouth County Superior Court, Law Clerk, 2007 - 2008


  • Spanish