Joseph Fishberg




Judge Fishberg was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1903. He graduated from the Trenton public school system and attended Rider College and the University of Pennsylvania. He received his law degree from New Jersey School of Law (Rutgers Law School) in 1926 and was admitted to the bar in the same year.

He practiced law in Trenton from 1927 to 1958 when he was appointed a Referee in Bankruptcy. He was a founder of the Mercer County Legal Aid Society. He served as Chairman of the Association's board of trustees from 1948 to 1959. He was also a former president of the Mercer County Bar Association.

He was married to Eleanor Albert Fishberg and had one daughter Gail.