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Severiano Emile Lisboa IV

About Severiano Lisboa

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 Bankruptcy Fraud Insurance & Medical Billing 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


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