Russell Anthony DePersia, Esquire, graduated from Rutgers Law School (Camden) in 1992 and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1992 and New Jersey Bar in 1993. Undersheriff DePersia served a clerkship with the late Honorable M. Allan Vogelson at the Superior Court of New Jersey in Camden. Upon completing his clerkship, Russell joined his brothers at the Law Firm of Mitnick, Josselson, DePersia, and DePersia.
Undersheriff DePersia started his own criminal defense practice in November of 1997 and has been admitted to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Undersheriff DePersia drafted the cyber-harassment law for the State of New Jersey that was adopted in 2013 and went into effect January of 2014.