Westwood, New Jersey Criminal Lawyers

Travis J. Tormey
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Free Consultation. Thousands of Criminal & DWI Cases Handled. Hackensack Office.

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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Michael Pastacaldi
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New Jersey Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

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... Read More »
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Christopher Aiello
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in all types of criminal cases.

I’m an experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will help you through every step of your case. Read More »
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Jonathan Mincis, Esq.
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New Jersey Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience

Jonathan Mincis has been practicing law in New Jersey for over twenty-three years and has served as a Public Defender for the city of Hackensack and in the capacity of a Public Defender in the Paramus Municipal Court. Read More »
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Hope Marie Deutsch
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Montvale, NJ Criminal Law Attorney
(201) 802-9202 One Paragon Drive
Sutie 240
Montvale, NJ 07645
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Travis J. Tormey
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(201) 556-1570 254 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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...
Joseph Reinhart Donahue
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River Edge, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(201) 488-7707 70 Grand Avenue, Suite 100
River Edge, NJ 07661
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Georgetown University Law Center
I am a Former Prosecutor in the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. As an Assistant Prosecutor I Served as the Chief of the Criminal Investigations Squad and as the Assistant Trial Chief for the Office. Since 1998 I have been a Criminal Defense attorney based in Bergen County, New Jersey. I practice criminal defense and dwi/dui defense primarily in Northern New Jersey's State, Federal and Municipal Courts. I am a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney; a Top 100 Trial Lawyer - NJ; a Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense; and I carry a "Superb 10" Rating in Avvo.
Christopher P. Perry
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(201) 556-1570 254 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Seton Hall University School of Law
Christopher Perry, Esq. holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the Seton Hall University School of Law.

Following an internship with a Bergen County Superior Court Judge in the Civil Division, Mr. Perry served as Law Clerk to a Criminal Division Judge in Bergen County, where he was exposed to a wide range of cases, including Homicide, Firearms offenses, Sexual offenses, and Drug offenses. He assisted the Court in the resolution of hundreds of cases that included Post-Conviction Relief Petitions, Municipal Court Appeals, and all kind of Motions brought before...
Jason Komninos
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(201) 343-4622 32 Mercer Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationHackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
Pace Law School
Jason T. Komninos, Esq. is dedicated to defending individuals charged with offenses in both Municipal and Superior Court. The Law Office of Jason T. Komninos, Esq. is centrally located in Hackensack, NJ.
Mr. Alan Peyrouton
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
(201) 766-4800 200 Passaic St.
3rd Flr
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
Michigan State University
Mr. Peyrouton is a Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney located in Bergen County, NJ
He has the distinction of representing clients before the New Jersey Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Mr. Peyrouton has earned the highest honors for outstanding & exceptional service as a Criminal Defense Attorney. He has been named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 10 Best Criminal Lawyers by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, and is designated as a NJ Rising Star & Super Lawyer.

He has handled many high-profile cases involving attempted...
Louis De Angelis III
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Englewood, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(201) 227-7660 346 Grand Ave
Englewood, NJ 07631
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
The law office of Louis G. DeAngelis is a highly respected law firm in Bergen County, NJ. As a public defender, Mr. DeAngelis has defended thousands of cases over the past decade including major felony crimes, such as armed robbery, aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault, white collar crimes, and serious drug crimes.

In 2005, Mr. DeAngelis started his own criminal law practice in Englewood, NJ. Since the practice opened its doors, Mr. DeAngelis has devoted his professional career to representing individuals who been charged with criminal offenses and DWI violations. His trial experience – as a public defender and as...
Fred L. Schwanwede
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(201) 212-4900 27 Warren Street
Suite 302
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal and Municipal
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Mr. Schwanwede worked for the Bergen County and Camden County Prosecutor’s Offices for a total of 32 years. Throughout the 30 years spent at the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, he served at various times as Chief of the Special Investigations Section, Chief of the Sex Crimes Section, Chief of the Bergen County Narcotics Task Force, Chief of Trial and as First Assistant Prosecutor for five years. He has tried virtually every type of case covered by the code of Criminal Justice, including narcotics conspiracies, adult and child sex offenses, white collar fraud, kidnaping, arson and murder.
Laura Sutnick
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(201) 212-4532 Court Plaza South, West Wing 21 Main Street, Suite 171
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Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal and DWI
Cardozo School of Law
Ms. Sutnick, the founding partner of Sutnick & Sutnick, LLC, is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. She is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully defended criminal defendants in both states.

Ms. Sutnick has been named as a New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2015 and in 2018 was selected to its Top 50 Women list. She is certified by the State of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney.

Ms. Sutnick is a trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association and the co-chair of the Municipal Court Law and Criminal Law committees. She was a guest commentator...
Frank T. Luciano
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Lodi, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(973) 471-0004 147 Main St
Lodi, NJ 07644
Criminal, Cannabis Law and DWI
Seton Hall University School of Law
LITIGATION & RECOGNITION

Frank T. Luciano has been litigating cases in the criminal and civil justice systems of New Jersey for over forty years. As a young lawyer, he honed his trial skills as a municipal court public defender, where he worked for over thirteen (13) years. He is well-respected and well-received in the legal community. Indeed, an appeals court in New Jersey noted that “defense counsel (Mr. Luciano) has been innovative and diligent in his defense in this case.” He is committed to maintaining the integrity of the American Justice system by vigorously and intelligently testing legal and procedural principles...
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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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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Jeffrey S Hasson
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Teaneck, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
320 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Temple University
Lawyer Overview Mr. Hasson is committed to fighting to protect the rights and interests of the seriously injured. A fearless litigator, Mr. Hasson has an outstanding record of success and has a reputation for being able to back his demands in trial. Simply stated, he knows what it takes to win serious cases. In addition to representing clients in personal injury cases, Mr. Hasson and his staff have extensive experience defending clients charged with all types of traffic violations as well as criminal offenses. We limit our cases in order to devote our full attention to each client....
Scott Andrew Gorman
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(201) 489-9199 27 Warren Street, Suite 302
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Cornell University
Adam M. Lustberg
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(201) 880-5311 One University Plaza
Suite 210
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Seton Hall University School of Law
Attorney Adam M. Lustberg focuses his practice exclusively on the defense of those being investigated for or accused of crimes. His passion for criminal defense began while interning for the Essex County Public Defender's Office as a first-year law student through Seton Hall University Law School’s Pro Bono Program. As a third-year law student he returned to the Public Defender's Office through Seton Hall's Juvenile Justice Clinic, representing countless juveniles at initial proceedings. Since that time, he has represented clients at each and every stage of the criminal justice system, from arraignment to trial by jury. He has argued on...
David Fronefield
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(201) 585-1080 20 Court Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Domestic Violence and Landlord Tenant
Rutgers School of Law-Newark

I have years of experience defending individuals accused of crimes ranging from murder and manslaughter to sexual assault and financial
crimes in both state and federal courts. I became an Assistant Prosecutor in the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office after graduating law school. I was trained early on in my career as a trial attorney. These trial skills have been an invaluable asset going forward in challenging the prosecution's case, and by presenting a vigorous defense on your behalf. ...
Jason Errol Foy
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(201) 457-0071 105 Main St
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal and DWI
University of Maryland School of Law
James Seplowitz
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(201) 457-0071 105 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal and DWI
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
James B. Seplowitz is a criminal defense lawyer dedicated to zealously representing his clients.
Vache Edward Bahadurian
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(201) 996-1161 21 Main Street, Suite 209
Court Plaza South, West Wing
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Juvenile
Pace Law School
Vache Edward Bahadurian, Esq. is a skilled and experienced defense lawyer based in Hackensack NJ, Bergen County NJ, near Fort Lee NJ, Paramus NJ, and Elmwood Park NJ. Mr. Bahadurian has been effectively representing clients for over a decade with the following types of cases: DWI and DUI, Breathalyzer Refusal, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Delinquency, Criminal Record Expungements, Traffic Tickets, Traffic Violations, Speeding Tickets, and DMV Hearings. Mr. Bahadurian helps protect the rights of individuals and corporations accused of wrongdoing in New Jersey and New York, including Bergen County NJ, Passaic County NJ, Hudson County NJ, Essex County NJ, Morris County...
Vache Bahadurian
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(201) 996-1161 21 Main Street, Suite 209
Court Plaza South, West Wing
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal, DWI and Juvenile
Pace Law School
Vache Edward Bahadurian, Esq. is a skilled and experienced defense lawyer based in Hackensack NJ, Bergen County NJ, near Fort Lee NJ, Paramus NJ, and Elmwood Park NJ. Mr. Bahadurian has been effectively representing clients for over a decade with the following types of cases: DWI and DUI, Breathalyzer Refusal, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Delinquency, Criminal Record Expungements, Traffic Tickets, Traffic Violations, Speeding Tickets, and DMV Hearings. Mr. Bahadurian helps protect the rights of individuals and corporations accused of wrongdoing in New Jersey and New York, including Bergen County NJ, Passaic County NJ, Hudson County NJ, Essex County NJ, Morris County...
Michael Maher
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(201) 880-6689 75 Summit Avenue, 2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Georgetown University
Michael Maher is a former Senior Bergen County Assistant Prosecutor who will use his extensive criminal trial experience to defend criminal,municipal court,and traffic charges. He also handles Family Law, Landlord/Tenant,and Personal Injury cases.
Moira Tomasella
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Purchase, NY Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(201) 546-1911 2500 Westchester Ave
Purchase, NY 07662
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Adam H. Rosenblum
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North Jersey Criminal Lawyer - Experienced Representation - Top Rated

The criminal lawyers at Rosenblum Law have over 50 years of combined experience. "Top 10 Criminal Lawyers in NJ" as rated by the NACDA. Call us now for a free consultation. Read More »
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Steve Natoli
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New Jersey Criminal Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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Jerry Elashmawy
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Paramus, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(201) 261-5822 193 Route 17 South
Paramus, NJ 07652
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Touro College
Jerry Elashmawy was raised in Bergen County and has developed a wide range of realtionshps in the community. Mr. Elashmawy is an active trial attorney that is dedicated to advocating for his clients. Mr. Elashmawy has serviced New jersey redidents for nearly a decade in the following practice areas: Family law, divorce, mediation, alimony, palimony, prenuptial agreements, custody, support. Mr. Elashmawy also represents criminal defendnats facing charges of kidnapping, forgery, theft, assault, DWI, license suspension, white colalr crimes, drug possession and sales, auto theft, gun possession, and other serious criminal offenses.
Mitchell Edward Ignatoff
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(888) 880-0788 560 Sylvan Ave.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Criminal
Douglas Anton
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(201) 487-2055 3 University Plaza Drive
Suite Number 407
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal, DWI and Entertainment & Sports
Benjamin Kelsen
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Teaneck, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(201) 692-0073 1415 Queen Anne Road
Suite 206
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Criminal
Paul Faugno
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Hackensack, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(201) 342-1969 120 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
John Patrick Pieroni
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Bergenfield, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
(201) 387-9505 54 North Taylor Street
Corner Of East Church Street
Bergenfield, NJ 07621-2141
Criminal
Jae Y Lee
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Englewood, NJ Criminal Law Attorney
(201) 331-6900 39 Park Place
Suite 204
Englewood, NJ 07631
Criminal
David S. Jung
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
560 Sylvan Ave., Suite 1255
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Criminal
Santo Artusa Jr.
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(973) 337-9643 3 Hoover Avenue
Passaic, NJ 07055
Free ConsultationPassaic, 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...
Steve Natoli
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(201) 470-3215 549 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Jersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney
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.

Steven Sciancalepore
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New Jersey Criminal Law Lawyer

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... Read More »
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David Fronefield
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Skilled Trial Attorney and Former Prosecutor.

I am an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney. I deliver an aggressive and strategic defense against criminal charges. Visit my website for more information. Call for a free consultation, I can help you! Read More »
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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...
Joel Silberman
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Jersey City, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(201) 420-1913 549 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
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.
Mr. John P. Fazzio III Esq.
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Hoboken, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(201) 529-8024 5 Marine View Plaza
Ste. 218
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
New York University School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
John Fazzio is an aggressive young trial lawyer who is a fierce advocate for his clients in and out of the courtroom. He lives for David and Goliath type contests. John is not afraid to go to trial and has gone all the way to verdict on varied cases including foreclosure, bankruptcy, tax, intellectual property, criminal, and personal injury. John has also prosecuted a number of appeals cases. John regularly practices in the State and Federal Courts in New York and New Jersey.
Michael DeBlis III
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Bloomfield, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 12 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...
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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(732) 257-5040 1028 Route #23 North
Wayne, NJ 07470
Free ConsultationWayne, NJ Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
Criminal, Communications, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of South Dakota School of Law
Attorney Aalsberg has received National Recognition for his Excellence by 5 Top National Legal Organizations including both the National Trial Lawyers and The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. With over 25 years of experience Attorney H. Scott Aalsberg is the Criminal - DWI- and Traffic Ticket Lawyer you need when only Winning Counts. Attorney Aalsberg is endorsed by over 200 Attorneys Nationwide and has been interviewed by numerous news organizations from ABC, CBS and even the NJ Star Ledger. Attorney Aalsberg's ratings across numerous legal organizations speaks for itself. For industry awards Attorney...
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...
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...
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.
Elvin Perez
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Passaic, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
(908) 848-7228 625 Main Ave
Passaic, NJ 07055
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...
Steven Sciancalepore
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Kearny, NJ Criminal Law Lawyer
(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...
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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.