Class of 1996

Assistant Prosecutor
Bergen County Prosecutor's Office

Specializing in Criminal Law


David Calviello is an Assistant Prosecutor with the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office located in Hackensack, NJ.  Currently, the Chief of the Special Investigations Squad, David is responsible for prosecuting organized criminal enterprises operating in Bergen County.  For nearly two decades, David has handled all sorts of criminal cases ranging from juvenile crimes to homicides.  David thrives when he's in the courtroom and has handled dozens of jury trials involving robberies, assaults, home invasions, and homicides.  For over ten years, David handled sex crimes and child abuse matters arising out of the Special Victim's Unit and tried dozens of them to jury verdict.  In 2012, David was assigned as the Human Trafficking Liaison to the Attorney General and investigates and prosecutes human trafficking crimes in and around Bergen County.  Previously, David served as a judicial law clerk for two Superior Court judges in the Passaic County-Criminal Part.

While at Seton Hall Law School, David was actively involved and served on the SBA, president of the Honor Council, president of the Federalist Society, officer in the Rodino Society, member of the Legislative Bureau Journal, Criminal Law Society, and the Juvenile Justice Clinic.  David continues to serve the law school as a long standing member of the Alumni Council and was a former member of the Executive Board and is a past President.  Recently, David was elevated by the council to Emeritus status.

Prior to law school, David interned for a member of the British House of Commons in London and later worked for a member of Congress in Washington, DC.

David received a B.A. degree in Politics from The Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC.  He is also a proud alumnus of St. Mary's High School in Rutherford, NJ and serves on the school's Board of Directors.

Along with his wife, Amanda, David has three sons and actively coaches youth sports.