Robert Lamilla, Esq. is a Deputy Attorney General in the Environmental Enforcement Section of the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. As a Deputy Attorney General, Robert provides representation to the Department of Environmental Protection and other State Agencies and Commissions in State Court and administrative litigation to enforce a wide range of State environmental laws, including the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act.
Prior to joining the Department of Law and Public Safety, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Margaret Goodzeit, presiding Chancery Judge for Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties, handling the foreclosure caseload for all three counties. Additionally, Robert served as a law clerk assigned to the Office of Foreclosure in the Administrative Office of the Courts. Mr. Lamilla is admitted to the bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Robert is a first generation Colombian-American. He is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law-Camden, where he was a staff editor on the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion. He was also active in Alianza, ultimately serving as President. Robert also received the Pro Bono Publico Award for significant community service.
Prior to law school, Robert received his Bachelor of Arts from Austin College in Sherman, Texas where he double majored in Business Administration and Spanish. At Austin College, he was a four-year letter winner in NCAA men’s soccer, studied at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and graduated from the Posey Leadership Institute.