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Severiano Emile Lisboa IV

Severiano Emile Lisboa IV

also known as S. Emile Lisboa IV, Emile Lisboa

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime, Internet

About Me

S. Emile Lisboa IV devotes his practice to the rigorous defense of those accused of crimes. A certified criminal & municipal court trial attorney, he represents people in both state and federal courts on charges ranging from murder and street crimes to fraud and complex white-collar crimes.  Mr. Lisboa’s client list includes professional athletes, entertainers, lawyers, doctors, business leaders, law enforcement employees, public officials, friends and neighbors. He is a leading practitioner in driving while intoxicated cases, including vehicular homicide.

Mr. Lisboa has been certified as a Criminal Trial Attorney and as a Municipal Court Law Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Mr. Lisboa is a graduate of Rutgers College. He received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law -Newark.

Areas of Practice: Criminal Law  Federal Crimes Street Crimes Homicide / Murder  Sexual Assault  Stalking Internet Crimes  Drug / CDS / School Zone Offenses Cultivation Money Laundering  Wire Fraud  Monetary Transactions in Criminally Derived Property  Shipping Container Cases Trailer Highjacking Driving while Intoxicated  Death by Auto Firearms Bomb & Weapons Offenses  Theft Shoplifting  Fraud  Political Corruption  Commercial Bribery  Gambling Bookmaking & Sports Betting Offenses Wiretaps Terrorism  Airplane / Aviation Crimes  Parole and Probation Violations Domestic Violence / Restraining Orders Organized Crime and Racketeering Forfeitures SEC violations Environmental Crimes Counterfeit goods and media College Campus & Dormitory Crimes Cell Phone Crimes Medicaid / Medicare / Social Security & Unemployment Crimes  Bias Intimidation Crimes Stadium Cases.




Certification/Specialties:  Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 2009; Drager Alcotest 7110 Operator Certification 2009; Certified Municipal Court Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court 2014.

Bar Admissions:  New Jersey, 2002  New York, 2003  U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2002, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2009  U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2009

Education:          Rutgers College 1999

                            Rutgers University School of Law 2002  

Languages:        Fluent in Spanish.

Classes/Seminars Taught: Guest speaker on cross-examination – Criminal Trial Presentation, Rutgers School of Law- Newark   

Professional Associations and Memberships: New Jersey Bar Association; New York Bar Association, New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:  Law Clerk to the Hon. Joseph A. Falcone, A.J.S.C. (retired) 2002-2003; Assistant Prosecutor, Union County Prosecutor’s Office 2003-2007



Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
  3. Federal Crime: 21%
  4. Internet: 20%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

25 total 

  • Jonathan A Kessous

    I endorse this lawyer. Extremely knowledgeable. A true Specialist.


    Jonathan Kessous Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible. I endorse this lawyer.


    James Shields Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Brian J. Neary

21 Main St Suite 305A
Court Plaza South - East Wing
Hackensack, NJ, 076010000

Law Offices of Brian J. Neary

Harborside Financial Center Plaza 10, Suite 1201
3 Second Street
Jersey City, NJ, 07311-3988

Law Offices of Brian J. Neary

15 Maiden Lane
Suite 1008
New York, NY, 10038




NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Municipal Court Law AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Certified Criminal Trial AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Brian J. Neary2007 - Present
Assistant ProsecutorUnion County Prosecutor's Office2003 - 2007
Law Clerk to Hon. Joseph A. Falcone, A.J.S.C.Essex County Superior Court (Nj)2002 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Aggravated Assault & Employing a JuvenileNot guilty all counts
Possession of an Assault FirearmMotion to Suppress - Case Dismissed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Rutgers CollegeN/AB.A.1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
ABC's of Municipal Court PracticeMunicipal Court Practice2012
Criminal Trial PresentationCross examination2008