Christopher M. Carnelli was born and raised in New Jersey. He earned his law degree from St. John's University School of Law in New York City and his Bachelor's Degree from Trenton State College (now the College of New Jersey).
He is admitted to the Bar in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
He has studied as a pupil in the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Inn of Court; has been a barrister in the Central New Jersey Family Law Inn of Court, and has successfully completed a term in the Mercer County American Inn of Court.
He has been a panelist for the Superior Court (Mercer County) Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel and has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Law at Mercer County Community College.
He presently sits as a Dispute Resolution Professional (DRP) for Forthright where he resolves disputed PIP claims.