Newark Criminal Lawyers

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Travis J. Tormey
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Free Consultation. Thousands of Criminal and DWI Cases Handled. Highly Rated.

Travis J. Tormey is the founding partner of The Tormey Law Firm, where he leads a highly skilled team of defense attorneys who represent clients in criminal, DWI, and domestic violence cases throughout New Jersey. Mr.... Read More »
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Jonathan F. Marshall
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Dedicated and Skilled Criminal Lawyer! Former Prosecutor Ready to Fight for You!

I provide thorough, honest, and uncompromising representation for those facing criminal charges. I am dedicated to exceptional service and results! Visit my website for more information or call now for a consultation. Read More »
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Joseph D. Rotella
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

Whittier Law SchoolU.S. District Court for the Eastern District of N.Y., New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of N.J., U.S. Supreme Court, 3rd Circuit and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of N.Y.
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Nathan Hewette-Guyton
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New Jersey Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience

The Catholic University of America Columbus School of LawNew Jersey, U.S. Supreme Court and United States District Court, District of New Jersey
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Travis J. Tormey
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(201) 654-3464 1 Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Seton Hall University School of Law
Travis J. Tormey is the founding partner of The Tormey Law Firm, where he leads a highly skilled team of defense attorneys who represent clients in criminal, DWI, and domestic violence cases throughout New Jersey. Mr. Tormey provides aggressive defense for charges including assault, disorderly persons, drug offenses, sex crimes, weapons offenses, theft and fraud crimes, and driving under the influence, as well as restraining orders. He has earned numerous honors for excellence in his field, including being named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 10 Criminal Lawyers in New Jersey by the...
Filipe Pedroso
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(973) 522-1100 8 Wilson Ave, Fl. 3
Newark, NJ 07105
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Seton Hall University School of Law
Over the years I have received many awards and recognitions for exceptional service, client satisfaction and highest ethical standards. The Legal Network has recognized me as “Top Lawyers in New Jersey” several years in a row. I have been invited to join elite Top 100 National Trial Lawyers due to strong qualifications as TOP civil/criminal defense trial lawyers. I was nominated as one of the "10 Best" attorneys in NJ by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Currently, I'm the managing attorney at two successful law firms: eLAWnj.com Pedroso Legal Services LLC and...
Steven Sciancalepore
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Kearny, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(201) 955-2666 615 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Brooklyn Law School
Steven Sciancalepore is a former prosecutor and experienced trial attorney. He represents clients charged with criminal offenses as well as litigants in civil lawsuits. Prior to opening his own practice Mr. Sciancalepore worked at an AM 100 law firm where he represented large corporations, insurance companies, and casinos in various venues throughout the State of New Jersey. Mr. Sciancalepore's diverse practice includes criminal and municipal defense, real estate, estate planning, personal injury, and business law among others.

Mr. Sciancalepore continues to concentrate on civil and criminal litigation in his current practice. He has successfully tried bench and jury trials to verdict...
Joel Silberman
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
744 Broad Street, 16th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal, Civil Rights, DWI and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University
Joel prosecuted a wide array of cases at the Adult and Juvenile levels. Some of Joel’s most notable Adult and Juvenile cases involved charges related to Homicide, Gun Offenses, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Trafficking Narcotics, Fraud and Aggravated Assault. Joel also appeared and argued a number of matters before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.
Charles D. Dawkins Jr.
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Elizabeth, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(908) 962-9929 1139 East Jersey St Ste. 613
Suite 200
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Free ConsultationCriminal, Juvenile and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Charles Dawkins Jr. practices Criminal Law, Immigration Law, and Federal and State Criminal Law appeals. The Attorney represent clients in all criminal law cases and the Attorney has obtained favorable results in state and federal courts. Moreover, the attorney has represented many clients in deportation hearing, BIA Appeals, Family based immigration, citizenship and many adjustment of status cases. The Attorney has appealed in State and Federal Courts and has appealed to the United States Supreme Court.
Joseph D. Rotella
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(973) 621-0333 24 Commerce St
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Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
Whittier Law School
Kevin Orr
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(973) 824-5520 33 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Seton Hall University School of Law
With over 25 years experience in providing clients with quality legal representation in a wide variety of legal matters in Federal, State and Municipal Courts, Kevin C. Orr, Esq. can handle your toughest civil, criminal or family law case. Call (973) 824-5520 to schedule a consultation. Kevin serves on a number of Boards and Committees, including the Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VB (Essex County - Suburban Essex) Ethics Committee, serving as its Vice Chair . Also, he holds elected office in Bernards Township and Somerset County.
Robert J. Degroot
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(973) 913-5761 56 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Fordham University School of Law
Robert J. DeGroot has been practicing law for over 40 years providing a tenacious & thorough defense for his clients in Federal & State criminal cases. He is admitted to the state bars of New Jersey and New York. When not practicing law, Mr. DeGroot enjoys cooking, sports, and spending time with his family.
Peter A. Michael
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Union, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(201) 292-1930 1191 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07086
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Peter Michael, Esq., is the Founding Partner at Peter Michael Law, LLC., who focuses his practice primarily on Personal Injury litigation, Criminal Defense, Traffic & Municipal Court matters, and Real Estate Transactions.

Mr. Michael strives in his practice to provide vigorous and efficient representation tailored to each client’s particular needs and goals. Prior to forming Beralo and Michael, Mr. Michael worked extensively on various civil litigation matters, including Landlord-Tenant issues, commercial litigation, and workers compensation matters for two mid-size New Jersey Law Firms. As a member of Beralo & Michael, Mr. Michael appears regularly within the Superior Court and...
Jimmy Johnson
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(347) 426-8803 1 Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Immigration and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and DeSales University
Attorney Jimmy Johnson is Juris Doctor (JD) graduate of Western Michigan University-Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills Campus, Michigan, USA. In fact, Jimmy Johnson, Esquire is a skilled US Immigration Attorney, Private and Public Criminal Defense Attorneys, and a General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Lawyer with great talents and proven experiences in legal immigration matters including Individual-Family-based and Business-based immigration issues for Jimed Johnson Immigration Services, LLC, Flushing, NY; Law Office of Osa Igunbor, Poughkeepsie, NY; Proskauer Rose, LLP; & Law Office of Adebukola Adetula, Irvington, NJ.

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Jason Seidman
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Free Consultation! Former Prosecutor & Criminal Defense Lawyer with Experience!

I am a powerful and effective criminal defense attorney. I fight to protect the rights and interests of the criminally accused. I am ready to fight for you! Visit my website for information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Todd D. Palumbo
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New Jersey Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

Todd Palumbo is a graduate of the University Texas School of Law, one of the top law schools in the country, and has extensive New Jersey municipal court and criminal defense experience statewide. He is a second... Read More »
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Howard W Bailey
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(973) 982-1200 24 Commerce Street
Suite 1001
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
New York Law School
ANY COURT. ANY CRIME. ANY TIME. I have been involved with the field of criminal law for over forty years. As a criminal defense lawyer, your freedom and your rights are my first priority. I focus my efforts to provide my clients the best defense possible given the facts and proofs that the State is using to try to convict them. I have handled cases involving Leader of Drug Trafficking Network; Racketeering; Official Misconduct; Domestic Violence; Drug Possession and Distribution; Assault; Homicide; Theft; Robbery; Carjacking; Insurance Fraud; Kidnapping; Rape and Sexual Offenses; Arson; Criminal Mischief; Bribery; Perjury; and Weapons...
Franz Cobos
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(973) 264-1096 17 Academy Street
Suite 312
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationNewark, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Family and Immigration
Seton Hall University School of Law and Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Franz Cobos is the owner and managing partner of the Cobos Law Firm in New Jersey. Mr. Cobos was awarded a Juris Doctorate in 2004 from Seton Hall University, School of Law, and has dedicated his practice to representing clients in the core areas of Family Law, Immigration Law and Business Law.

Mr. Cobos has practiced in New York and New Jersey for over a decade. Among several other organizations, he is a member and active participant of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers' Association, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Essex,...
Dmitriy Shakhnevich
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Attorney
(973) 241-5333 972 Broad Street
Suite 602
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
New York Law School
Dmitriy Shakhnevich represents clients in Criminal and Personal Injury cases. He is a graduate of New York Law School and the managing member of The Law Firm of Dmitriy Shakhnevich. He began his legal career in college, as a personal injury paralegal. Since then, he has worked extensively in criminal law in college and law school while at the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office and the offices of notable criminal defense attorneys. Upon graduation from law school, Dmitriy was hired by and ultimately became lead law clerk for a prominent white collar crime attorney before opening his own law practice. Dmitriy...
Alan Ehrlich
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(973) 643-0040 60 Park Place
Suite 1016
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal, Business, Family and Personal Injury
New York Law School
Founded in 1955, Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza, Attorneys at Law is a law firm dedicated to providing effective legal services for residents of New Jersey and New York. As a full service law firm with over 100 years of combined legal experience, the team is prepared to take on even the most complicated legal matters. The firm has offices in Newark, Morristown, and New York City, and represents individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, publicly traded companies, and government agencies. The attorneys are prepared to assist clients through a variety of legal matters including those involving family law, commercial...
Elvin Perez
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Elizabeth, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
(908) 848-7228 1180 E. Grand St.
2nd FL
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
New York Law School
Law Office of Elvin Perez
Mr. Perez is a lawyer that has worked with thousands of clients.

He is committed to getting the best results for his clients.
Mr. Perez is well experience having tried many cases in Superior Court in New Jersey and Municipal Court.

Since its founding the Law office of Elvin Perez has earned the respect of the legal community and has protected the rights of its clients. The Law office of Elvin Perez serves all municipalities in Union, Essex and Passaic county including Elizabeth, Newark, Linden, Union, Paterson, Passaic, and Clifton.
Mr. Perez is fully bilingual in English and Spanish...
Gary Natale
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West Orange, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(973) 324-9711 West Orange, NJ 07052
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Seton Hall University School of Law
Eldridge Hawkins
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East Orange , NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(973) 676-5070 60 Evergreen Pl Suite 510
East Orange , NJ 07018
Criminal, Administrative, Civil Rights and Employment
Seton Hall University School of Law
Vincent Sanzone Jr
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Elizabeth, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(908) 354-7006 277 N Broad St
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Criminal and Civil Rights
St. Thomas University School of Law and New York Law School
Practice devoted exclusively to criminal defense (and selected civil rights police brutality cases) in state courts in New Jersey and every federal district court in the United States. An experienced trial and appellate attorney who has handled hundreds of cases to conclusion, with a high percentage resulting in not guilty jury verdicts after trial, or dismissals, or pleas favorable to the defendant, for the last 22 years. Attorney has argued successfully and won before the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Husain Gatlin
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(973) 494-9700 One Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal, DWI, Municipal and Traffic Tickets
Seton Hall University School of Law
Mr. Gatlin is committed to the rigorous representation of individuals facing criminal prosecution. He is experienced in a broad range of criminal litigation, having handled hundreds of cases from initial discovery through judgment as lead counsel. His years of service are fueled by an unwavering belief in defending and enforcing the constitutional rights of the men and women in our society who most need protection.

Mr. Gatlin graduated from Georgetown University. He then earned his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was a Service Law Fellowship Scholar. Prior to graduation, Mr. Gatlin gained considerable experience, including...
Nace Naumoski
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Elizabeth, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(908) 349-8462 618 Newark Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Criminal, Business, DWI and Entertainment & Sports
Fordham University School of Law
Nace Naumoski, Esq. is an attorney with offices in Union County and Passaic County, New Jersey, who practices in the areas of criminal defense, DWI defense, juvenile defense, personal injury, partnership disputes, breach of contract, and general business litigation. Since starting his practice in 2009, Nace Naumoski has been named as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor bestowed on the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in New Jersey, for criminal defense. Nace Naumoski has successfully handled criminal matters in federal, state, and municipal court and has a track record of success...
Victor A. Rotolo
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Call Now! Free consultation, aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I'm an experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer and represent clients who are facing a wide range of criminal charges. I will vigorously fight for your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Anthony N. Palumbo Esq.
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New Jersey Criminal Law Lawyer with 50 years experience

Anthony N. Palumbo, a New Jersey criminal defense and municipal court lawyer and partner at the Law Offices of Anthony N. Palumbo. He graduated from one of the top law schools in the country, the University Texas School... Read More »
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Eric Mark
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(973) 453-2009 201 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal, DWI and Immigration
Pepperdine University School of Law
David Soffer
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(973) 907-8383 45 Bleeker St
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Seton Hall University School of Law
Dana M. Scarrillo Esq.
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Bloomfield, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(862) 368-3200 395 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Criminal and Municipal
Stephen Turano
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Newark, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(973) 648-6777 60 Park Place
Suite 703
Newark, NJ 07102
Criminal
Krista Haley
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Bloomfield, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(800) 488-1364 2 Broad Street, 6th Floor
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Education
Washington University School of Law
Evelyn Akushie-Onyeani
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South Orange, NJ Criminal Law Attorney
(973) 821-5399 76 South Orange Avenue
Suite 200
South Orange, NJ 07079
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
Steven E. Savage Esq.
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NEWARK, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
(973) 954-4354 384 MARKET ST STE C
NEWARK, NJ 07105
Criminal
Santo Artusa Jr.
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(973) 337-9643 26 Journal Square Plaza
Suite 205
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatJersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
I am a passionate attorney that seeks to fight for my clients' interests all the while trying to resolve issues as fast and effectively as possible. There is no better feeling than winning a case for a client whether in divorce court, criminal court or civil court. I like to walk the streets I serve and see my clients who salute me for the work I did for them and build long term relationships. Our aim is to win for our clients and to explain the best way to achieve realistic goals. I have been living in Jersey City for...
Anthony N. Palumbo Esq.
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Cranford, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(908) 337-7353 190 North Avenue East
Cranford, NJ 07016
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University Of Texas
Anthony N. Palumbo, a New Jersey criminal defense and municipal court lawyer and partner at the Law Offices of Anthony N. Palumbo. He graduated from one of the top law schools in the country, the University Texas School of Law.

Attorney Mr. Palumbo serves Union County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County and many other counties in the state of New Jersey. He has been practicing criminal trial defense for more than 35 years defending thousands of people charged with drug offenses, assault crimes, child pornography, domestic violence, DUI and traffic offenses including countless defendants in sex offense cases.

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Stuart Nachbar
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Livingston, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(973) 567-0954 354 Eisenhower Parkway
Plaza 1, Suite 2025
Livingston, NJ 07039
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, Bankruptcy and Collections
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
For a free initial consultation on your Bankruptcy needs
Call Stuart today at (973) 567-0954

I have been representing clients of all types for the past 25 years. We specialize in assisting persons in financial hardship by filing for Bankruptcy in Chapter 7, 11 or 13. We even do loan modifications to help you save your home from Foreclosure. In addition, I have worked on behalf of my own son and numerous others who have a disability, to make sure that they get the proper education. I am ready to assist you, with my 25 years of legal and...
William Wackowski
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Free Consultation! Passionate Criminal Defense Lawyer! Secure Your Freedom!

I am an experienced and determined criminal defense attorney. I will bring legal expertise and determination to your fight against criminal charges! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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David Howard Dumbroff
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Call 800-537-4154 for a free Criminal consultation now. We will fight to get charges dismissed or reduced. Alternatives to jail in certain matters. Morristown Montville Cranford Roseland Sparta locations. Read More »
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Jay Bhatt
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Jersey City, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(201) 798-8000 378 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Seton Hall University School of Law
Attorney Jay Bhatt is the founder of Bhatt Law Group and a lawyer experienced in criminal, traffic, family, and personal injury law. Jay was born in India and immigrated to the United States with his family at age 6. He grew up watching his father, who had been an engineer in India, work diligently to become an engineer once again in the U.S. and eventually to start his own business. Jay learned his work ethic and his entrepreneurial drive, as well as a passion for helping others, from his father and applies those daily to his law practice.
Anthony J. Vecchio Esq.
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(732) 334-7468 2500 Plaza 5
Suite 2500, NJ 07311
Free ConsultationSuite 2500, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Avvo.com has rated my legal services as "10/10 - Superb" and I have been included in the SuperLawyers - Rising Star listing for criminal defense the past 3 years. My entire career has been dedicated to prosecuting and defending those accused of criminal charges and serious motor vehicle offenses such as DWI and other moving violations. We also handle appeals, expungements, juvenile offenses, and assist those seriously injured in accidents, assaults, and other unfortunate events. Call anytime for a free consultation on your case.
Robert Stahl
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Westfield, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(908) 301-9001 53 Cardinal Drive
3rd Floor
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Seton Hall University School of Law
Robert G. Stahl is the managing partner of Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers. He started the firm in 1997, after six years of exemplary service as a federal prosecutor. His firm focuses on defending individuals charged with white-collar offenses and other serious federal and state charges, both at trial and on appeal. Recent notable federal cases include representing a college student charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice in the aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing; a pharmacist charged with a multimillion-dollar online prescription drug fraud scheme in the SDNY; and a prominent rabbi charged with kidnapping as a result of an...
William A. Proetta
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Jersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney
(201) 793-8018 242 10th Street
Suite 103
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Seton Hall University School of Law
William Proetta has dedicated his career to practicing criminal and DWI defense in New Jersey. After establishing his own law firm and serving in several partnership roles in some of the largest criminal defense firms in the state, he co-founded Proetta & Oliver, LLC. with partner Keith G. Oliver, Esq. The firm is committed to providing superior defense representation to clients in criminal, DWI, juvenile, and restraining order matters in municipal and superior courts throughout New Jersey. With several office locations, including in Jersey City, Edison, Cranford, and Point Pleasant, Mr. Proetta and his firm provide free consultations and convenient...
Todd D. Palumbo
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(844) 288-7978 123 N Union Ave
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Cranford, NJ 07016
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCranford, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Texas School of Law
Todd Palumbo is a graduate of the University Texas School of Law, one of the top law schools in the country, and has extensive New Jersey municipal court and criminal defense experience statewide. He is a second generation NJ criminal and traffic defense lawyer, coming from a family with over 35 years of trial experience in this area of the law.

Attorney Palumbo specializes in criminal/municipal defense, including DWI, drug crimes, traffic offenses, domestic violence charges, theft offenses, assault crimes, and appears in municipal and superior courts throughout the state. He is board certified in the administration of the Alcotest...
Jacob  V. Hudnut
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Jersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(201) 589-0777 35 Journal Square
4th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationCriminal
Seton Hall University
Standing up to the government and advocating for the accused is what Jacob V. Hudnut (Jake) loves most about his work. Prior to joining Spar Bernstein, Jake managed his own criminal defense practice for six years and represented over 500 persons charged with felony crimes. He successfully tried many cases to verdict in front of juries with excellent results for his clients. During that time he also served as a Jersey City public defender, counseling countless individuals charged with misdemeanors and motor vehicle offenses. Jake’s career began as a Special Assistant to a Commissioner of the Port Authority...
Steve Natoli
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(201) 470-3215 549 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Offers Video ChatJersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Seton Hall University School of Law
Mr. Natoli defends individuals charged in federal, state and municipal court.

Mr. Natoli is a former prosecutor with significant trial experience. While a prosecutor, Mr. Natoli was involved in trials related to vehicular homicide and other felonies that gained media attention.

Mr. Natoli comes from a tight-knit, North Jersey Family. He credits his work ethic to his father, a local businessman, who worked every day to create a better life for his family.

Mr. Natoli is listed as a "Top 40 under 40" lawyer by the National Trial Lawyer's Association.

Kristofher Beralo
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(201) 292-1930 567 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Free ConsultationJersey City, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University New Orleans
Attorney Kristofher Beralo is a founding member of Beralo & Michael. Mr. Beralo grew up in Jersey City attending Marist High School in Bayonne, NJ. While still in high school Mr. Beralo joined the military as an Infantry soldier and deployed to the Middle East.

Mr. Beralo continued with his military service where he received numerous commendations and attended specialized schools such as Air Assault, Army Combatives and Drill Sergeant School. Mr. Beralo also served as a Platoon Sergeant for the 98th Division, instructing future leaders to becoming a Drill Sergeant. Currently, Mr. Beralo is a commissioned officer assigned to the...
Michael DeBlis III
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Bloomfield, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(973) 337-9473 1012 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Tax and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Michael is a passionate trial lawyer. He puts his heart and soul into fighting for his clients. Michael is a living example of the tremendous power that comes from combining passion, preparation, persuasion, and positive communication in the courtroom. As a former public defender, Michael has defended the poor, the forgotten, and the damned against a government that has seemingly unlimited resources to investigate and prosecute criminal allegations. He has spent the last six years cutting his teeth on some of the most serious felony cases, obtaining results that have proven favorable for his clients. He knows what it’s like to...
Michael Pastacaldi
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(201) 630-0065 665 Newark Ave
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Jersey City, NJ 07306
Jersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Criminal, Domestic Violence, Juvenile and Landlord Tenant
Seton Hall University School of Law
Michael Pastacaldi is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Pastacaldi served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Mark Falk, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Pastacaldi worked part-time at a mid-sized law firm specializing in civil litigation in Hudson County. After law school, Mr. Pastacaldi served an appointment as judicial clerk to the Honorable Paul M. DePascale, J.S.C., in the criminal division in Hudson County, New Jersey. Upon entering private practice, Mr. Pastacaldi represented doctors and hospitals throughout New Jersey...
Christopher Aiello
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New Jersey Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience

Mr. Aiello has been engaged in litigation throughout his entire career that began in 1983. He has been honored with the top 100 trial attorney award in New Jersey by the national trial lawyers. He has achieved a 10.0... Read More »
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Jason Gareis
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New Jersey Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience

Quinnipiac University School of LawUnited States District Court, District of New Jersey and New Jersey
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.

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