Class of 1996

Assistant Prosecutor
Bergen County Prosecutor's Office

Specializing in Criminal Law


David Calviello is a career Assistant Prosecutor with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, located in Hackensack. Currently, the Chief of the Special Investigations Squad, David is responsible for prosecuting organized criminal enterprises operating in Bergen County.  For over 16 years, David has handled all sorts of criminal cases ranging from juvenile offenses to homicides.  David thrives when he's in the courtroom and has respresented the State of New Jersey in dozens of jury trials involving cases of robberies, assaults, home invasions, and homicide.  For over eight years, David focused on handling sex crimes and child abuse matters arising out of the Special Victim's Unit, and tried dozens of them to jury verdict.  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 widely involved in activities such as the SBA, and was 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 Juvenile Justice Clinic.  He continues to serve the law school as a long standing member of the Alumni Council, member of the Executive Board, and current council president.

Prior to law school, David worked for a member of the British House of Commons in London and for a member of Congress in Washington, D.C.  He also operated his own tour guide business in Washington, D.C.  David received a B.A. degree in Politics from The Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C.  He is also a proud graduate of St. Mary's High School in Rutherford, N.J. and is a member of the school's Board of Directors.

When he's not working, David is involved in many local community activities and volunteer organizations.  Along with his wife, Amanda, David enjoys sports with his three very active young boys.