Ralph Paolone was born in 1963. He is a 1981 graduate of Williamstown High School. While at WHS he was an All Olympic Conference selection in Soccer, Wrestling and Tennis. He was inducted into the WHS Achievement Hall of Fame in June 2003.
After graduating from Williamstown, he enrolled in Ursinus College in 1981. While at Ursinus, Ralph played varsity soccer, wrestling, and tennis. In 1985, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history, with a minor in secondary education and coaching. He was inducted into Ursinus College Athletic Hall of Fame in l996.
Ralph Paolone went on to graduate from the Delaware Law School of Widener University in 1988. He received his Juris Doctorate, graduating Cum Laude.
Ralph has lived in Linwood since 1993 with his wife Deborah and their three children, Garrett, Gabrielle, and Gavin. They are members of the Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Ralph is very active in the community and has been a Councilman for the City of Linwood since 2005. He has coached the Mainland United’s boys travel soccer team and was a coach of the Mainland Junior Wrestling Team. In 2006, Ralph was selected to Coach the Wrestling Team at Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, New Jersey. He is proud to have brought a winning tradition to Holy Spirit’s Wrestling Community. Ralph A. Paolone was admitted to practice as an Attorney at Law and Counselor at Law in the New Jersey State Courts on December 19, 1988. He was also admitted to practice as an Attorney at Law and Counselor at Law in the Pennsylvania State Courts on December 15, 1988.
Ralph started his legal career as a Cumberland County Assistant Prosecutor in September of 1988. After leaving the Prosecutor’s Office, he became an associate with the Powell DeAngelis Powell firm in Tuckahoe, Cape May County, where he practiced primarily in the area of insurance defense litigation.
On February 1, 1996, Ralph A. Paolone became certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He founded The Law Offices of Ralph A. Paolone in June 1996.
He is a court appointed Arbitrator and Civil Settlement Panelist for the counties of Atlantic and Camden. He is also a court appointed alternate public defender in Monroe Township.
Ralph is a proud member of the Atlantic County Bar Association. He was elected to serve as the President of the Atlantic County Bar Association in 2012-13. He is also a member of Camden County Bar Association and New Jersey Association for Justice.