Geoffrey T. Mott is a graduate of The Peddie School in Highstown, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, B.S.F.S., from Georgetown University in 1978. His undergraduate major was International Law Politics and Organization. He received his M.S.L.S. with honors in 1981 from Catholic University of America, and was inducted into Beta Phi Mu, the International Honor Society. In 1986 he received his Law Degree J.D. with Distinction from Hofstra University School of Law. He graduated from Hofstra in the top ten percent of his class and served as Articles Editor of 14 Hofstra Law Review.
Following Law School, Geoffrey T. Mott served as Law Clerk for the Honorable David F. Jordan of the United States District Court (E.D.N.Y.) and subsequently served in the Litigation Department of Proskauer, Rose, Goetz, and Mendelson in New York City.
In 1989, Geoffrey T. Mott opened is own firm and has successfully practiced civil-commercial litigation and criminal law, appearing in New York District Courts, Supreme Courts, County Courts, Family Courts, Appellate Division-Second Department, U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, New York and New Jersey U. S. District Courts.
In 2006 Geoffrey T. Mott accepted a position as the Law Librarian with the New Jersey Superior Court—Essex Vicinage before opening his current civil and criminal litigation practice in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. He is also currently serving as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Seton Hall School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Justice Studies at Montclair State University, and Adjunct Professor of History at Kean University.
In 2010 Geoffrey T. Mott was nominated Adjunct Professor of the Year by the Student Bar Association at Seton Hall School of Law.
In 2012 Geoffrey T. Mott was named Adjunct Professor of the Year by the Student Bar Association at Seton Hall School of Law.
Executive Member: Government Affairs and Legal Information Committee of the Committee of the New Jersey Law Librarians Association;
Elected: Executive Board, Member-At-Large of the New Jersey Law Librarians Association