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Warren S Sutnick

Warren S Sutnick

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Mr. Sutnick has been practicing law since 1991. He is admitted to the Federal and State bar in New Jersey and New York. He lectures globally on topics involving money laundering and financial crime. Before entering private practice, Mr. Sutnick was counsel at Morgan Stanley in New York City and Vice president at PaineWebber in Weehawken, New Jersey. Mr. Sutnick was a senior trial attorney in the homicide bureau of the Kings County District Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, New York, where he worked from 1991 to 1997.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    24 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    24 years, 500 cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    24 years, 1 thousand cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • James B Seplowitz

    Warren Sutnick is a true professional and I fully endorse his work. He is an extremely knowledgeable attorney and always displays the appropriate demeanor for any given situation. I have had the privilege of working on cases with him and have also observed him in court on numerous occasions. His clients are well served and his fellow lawyers in the community are privileged to have him as a colleague.


    James Seplowitz Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Toni Ann Russo

    I endorse this lawyer. Warren Sutnick is highly qualified and a dedicated attorney who truly cares about his clients. I would undoubtedly recomend him to any prospective client.


    Toni Russo Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Sutnick & Sutnick, LLC

Court Plaza South, West Wing
21 Main Street, Suite 171
Hackensack, NJ, 07601-8100


500 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ, 07470




NYCurrently registered 199203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10 Best Attorney for the State of New JerseyAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Top Lawyers201 Magazine2015
Top 100 Trial AttorneysThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Clients' choice awardAVVO2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2014
10 Best Attorneys for the State of New JerseyAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Certified Municipal Court AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2014
Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSutnick & Sutnick, LLC2002 - Present
Vice PresidentMorgan Stanley2000 - 2002
Vice PresidentPaine Webber1997 - 2000
AssociateCallan Regenstreich Koster & Brady1996 - 1997
Senior Trial AttorneyBrooklyn District Attorney's Office1991 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2014 - Present
American Institute of DWI/DUI AttorneysMember2014 - Present
National Association for JusticeMember2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
New Jersey School Board AssociationMember2008 - Present
Haworth Board of EducationPresident2008 - Present
Bergen County Bar Association, Municipal Court CommitteeMember2002 - Present
Bergen County Bar Association, Criminal Practice CommitteeMember2002 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Kings County District Attorney's Alumni AssociationMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
New Jersey v. MSDWI dismissed
New Jersey v. EODWI Dismissed
New Jersey v. ADNot Guilty

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Publication NameTitleDate
Actimize Compliance Guide to Financial Crime PreventionWhite Collar Crime: The Growing Epidemic of Identity Theft2007
Gruss & Co. Compliance UpdatesFinancial Profile of a Terrorist: A Summary of the Financial Activity Related to 9/11/012002


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD1991
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Panel Discussion of Screening of film "Crime After Crime"Criminal Law2012
Financial Fraud SeminarFinancial Fraud2006
Risk Management in the Banking CommunityFinancial Fraud2005
FIRMA 18th Annual National Training ConferenceIdentity Theft2004
Current Risk IssuesUSA Patriot Act2003
Reducing International FraudFraud2002
Prevention of Financial Crime, SingaporeMoney Laundering2002
Financial Risk ManagementFederal Financial Crimes2002