Arlene Quiñones Perez, Esq.
Trustee - Region 8 (Somerset & Hunterdon Counties)
Arlene Quiñones Perez is an Associate with Kroll Heineman Carton, LLC, where she focuses on labor law and securities fraud. From 2011-2012, Arlene served as a Judicial Term Law Clerk for the Honorable Michael A. Shipp, a United States District Judge. Prior to joining the Federal District Court, Arlene was an attorney with Murphy Orlando, LLC and a registered lobbyist with Impact NJ, LLC. Her extensive government experience includes serving as a Councilwoman in the Town of Clinton, New Jersey (where she was the youngest member of the municipality’s governing body and the only Hispanic woman to serve as an elected official in Hunterdon County), and working as an aide to the Governor and Attorney General of New Jersey.
Arlene is a member of the Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Judiciary and serves on the Board of Directors for the Girls Scouts Heart of New Jersey. She has been listed by PoliticsNJ as one of New Jersey’s top 50 rising stars and featured in the Star-Ledger as a Person of Interest. In 2009, Arlene received the National Association of Women Lawyers Award. While in law school, she completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Jose L. Linares, a United States District Judge. After graduating, she served as a Law Clerk in the Appellate Division of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and a Judicial Term Law Clerk to the Honorable Lisa P. Thornton in the Superior Court of New Jersey