Bottinelli, Terry

Graduation Year: 1969
Category: Special

Mr. Terry Paul Bottinelli, a member of the Bergen Catholic Class of 1969, served as Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook, participated in numerous organizations (including the school newspaper, The Herald), volunteered at St. Agatha’s Home, and participated in instrumental sports and activities. After graduating from Fairfield University, he came back to BC as Spanish teacher for four years. During that time, he coached football, monitored the Spanish Club, and organized and supervised several student trips to Spain. During a law career that spans nearly 30 years, he has been recognized as a skilled litigation attorney and has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. Terry has served in several other prestigious roles in cluing President of the Bergen County Bar Association and of the Bergen County Municipal Judges’ Association as well as Trustee of the Bergen County and New Jersey State Bar Foundations. He has been a sitting municipal court judge for more than 17 years. Terry has remained active at Bergen Catholic, serving as legal counsel to the school for many years and President of the Lacrosse Parent’s Club. He and his wife, Maria, are the proud parents of three children (including two BC graduates).