José A. Calves

360 Haddon Avenue, Westmont, NJ 08108
Tel: 856-854-8900 / Fax: 856-858-4967

Labor and Employment / Litigation

Jose A. Calves is an associate with the firm and concentrates his practice in labor and employment and complex civil litigation. Mr. Calves defends individuals and management in all employment related matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Mr. Calves represents employers in management labor relations, including collective negotiations, working conditions, employee disciplinary matters, labor grievance arbitrations, tenure charges, mediations, and unfair labor practice charges. He also assists employers in drafting and implementing policies to prevent employment litigation claims and by investigating claims of potential employment law violations on behalf of employers.

Mr. Calves earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Secondary Education from Rowan University in 2012.  He earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2016 from George Washington University Law School.  While in law school, Mr. Calves served on the Editorial Board for the Federal Circuit Bar Journal.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Calves served as law clerk for the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz, P.J.A.D. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

Mr. Calves also serves as the  Vice President of the Southern Region for the New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association as well as serving as a member of the Camden County Bar Association Board of Trustees.  He is a member of the Rowan University Alumni Board of Directors, the Haddon Township Planning Board and the Public Participation Task Force of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Committee.

Mr. Calves is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


Rowan University (B.A. 2012)

George Washington University School of Law (J.D. 2016)


United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey


professional affiliations

Vice President, Southern Region,  New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association

Camden County Bar Association Board of Trustees

Rowan University Alumni Board of Directors

Haddon Township Planning Board

Public Participation Task Force, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Committee