Chris H. Colabella, Esq.

Attorney Chris Colabella heads many departments within our New Jersey firm and is one of the most diversely practiced attorneys at The Law Offices of Gruber, Colabella, Liuzza & Thompson.

Educational Background

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware: Juris Doctorate, 1988
  • Rutgers University: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1985

Career History

  • Partner, Gruber, Colabella, Liuzza & Thompson, 1993-present
  • Associate, Gruber and Associates, 1988-1993
  • Law Clerk 1987-1988

Professional Accomplishments

  • Public Defender for Hopatcong and Stanhope Municipal Courts
  • Sussex County Early Settlement Panelist
  • Centenary College Women’s Center volunteer
  • Co-host of cable television show Law Talk Today
  • Counselor, Project Self Sufficiency
  • Divorce Arbitrator and Mediator
  • School Board Attorney for Veritas Christian Academy
  • School Board Attorney for Northwest Christian School
  • School Board Attorney for Susssex Christian School
  • C.L.E. Guest Lecturer: Domestic Violence
  • Mediator for Peacemakers International

Civic Activities

  • Sussex County Bar Association
  • Member and Moderator of Grace the Church on the Mount
  • Hopatcong Business Association
  • Veritas Board of Trustees Former Member
  • SMILE Board of Trustees Member