B.A. The Catholic University of America (Politics/Psychology)
J.D. Fordham University School of Law
Occupation: Partner, O'Toole Scrivo LLC
Borough of Oakland Public Defender 2012 to 2014
Township of River Vale Attorney 2007 to 2011
Borough of Old Tappan Alternate Prosecutor 2010 to 2011
Borough of Westwood Alternate Prosecutor 2002 to 2011
Senate 2021 to present, Conference Leader 2022-present, Deputy Conference Leader 2020 to 2021
General Assembly 2012 to 2021, Deputy Republican Leader 2020 to 2021, Assistant Republican Leader 2018 to 2020
Holly Schepisi served as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 2012 until March 25, 2021, when she was sworn in as a member of the New Jersey State Senate. Senator Schepisi represents the 39th Legislative District, which includes twenty-three municipalities located in Bergen and Passaic Counties. She serves as a member of the Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee and the Community and Urban Affairs Committee and has been selected as the Deputy Conference Leader. While in the Assembly, she sat on the Environment and Solid Waste, Judiciary, Housing, and Appropriations Committees.
In 2022, Ms. Schepisi joined the law firm of O'Toole Scrivo LLC as a Partner. Before joining the firm, Ms. Schepisi had her own law firm, Schepisi Consulting and Law, LLC, had previously served as Vice President of Holy Name Medical Center and President of its Foundation, and was Special Counsel at Huntington Bailey LLP.
Experienced in public issues, Ms. Schepisi currently serves as counsel to the Park Ridge Board of Public Utilities and previously served as the public defender for the Borough of Oakland and the township attorney for River Vale. She is an executive committee board member of the Bergen Community College Foundation, a board member for the Adler Aphasia Center, the previous President of the Fordham Law Alumni Association, New Jersey Chapter, and serves as an advisory board member of Provident Bank.
Ms. Schepisi earned a Bachelor's degree in politics and psychology in 1993 from Catholic University of America and a law degree from Fordham University Law School in 1997. She currently resides in River Vale with her husband, Paul, and her two children.