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About Me

Vache Edward Bahadurian, Esq. is a skilled and experienced defense attorney based in Hackensack, Bergen County, 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, and DMV Hearings. He helps protect the rights of individuals and corporations accused or suspected of wrongdoing in New Jersey and New York, including Bergen County NJ, Passaic County NJ, Hudson County NJ, Essex County NJ, Morris County NJ, Union County NJ, Middlesex County NJ, Monmouth County NJ, Somerset County NJ, Sussex County NJ, Rockland County NY, and Orange County NY. Mr. Bahadurian firmly believes that his clients should be given the benefit of any reasonable doubt.

Mr. Bahadurian graduated from Bucknell University and earned a law degree from Pace University School of Law. While in law school, he received dean's list honors and completed two judicial externships for the State Superior Court. Mr. Bahadurian was trained by respected judges, criminal attorneys, and DUI lawyers. He began his professional legal career as a law clerk for a Criminal Court Judge in Bergen County. While working in the courthouse, Mr. Bahadurian earned certification as an official Court mediator and gained valuable courtroom experience as the judiciary liason to the DWI lawyers, criminal defense attorneys, and county prosecutors. He was also selected by the Presiding Criminal Judge to assist with complex trials, hearings, and other special proceedings. After the judicial clerkship, Mr. Bahadurian accepted an invitation from a well-known criminal defense lawyer to join his law firm that specialized in criminal and motor vehicle matters, including Felony and Misdemeanor cases, Criminal Record Expungements, DUI defense, and serious Traffic Violations. While working at the firm, he gained extensive litigation experience and sharpened his negotiating skills.

In 2004, Mr. Bahadurian established his own successful private law practice based in Hackensack and takes pride in combining high quality legal services with effective representation. As a defense lawyer, he has earned the respect of judges and prosecutors due to his track record of hard work for his clients and knowledge of the law. Other lawyers frequently ask for his legal advice and rely upon his opinion because of his experience and reputation. Mr. Bahadurian is often selected to represent family members and friends of elected officials, government officials, public figures, and attorneys.


Practice Areas


  1. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 24%
    12 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 24%
    12 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 24%
    12 years
  4. Juvenile: 23%
    12 years
  5. Expungement: 5%



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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Vache Edward Bahadurian reflects all of the best attributes I look for in a lawyer - Honesty, Diligence, and Effectiveness. He continuously updates and upgrades his knowledge of the law and procedure and he has the right personality and attitude to achieve the best results for his clients.


    Elton Bozanian Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Vache is my go-to person when I need help or advice with municipal court, motor vehicle, and DWI law.


    Kenneth Grossman
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Vache Edward Bahadurian

21 Main Street, Suite 209
Court Plaza South, West Wing
Hackensack, NJ, 07601


NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
DCActive 200405/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's ListPace University School of Law2000
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Vache Edward Bahadurian2004 - Present
Law Clerk & AssociateBergen County Criminal Defense Law Firm2002 - 2004
Judicial Law ClerkSuperior Court of New Jersey2000 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York BarMember2010 - Present
Washington, D.C. BarMember2004 - Present
New Jersey BarMember2003 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of New Jersey v. ClientTrial - Client Found "Not Guilty" of DWI
State of New Jersey v. ClientClient was accused of Assault - Trial, Client Found "Not Guilty" of Assault
State of New Jersey v. ClientMotion to Dismiss - Client "Not Guilty" of DWI
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Bucknell UniversityManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1998