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.Have you been arrested for a crime? If so, you may be feeling frustrated and confused about what your future may hold. Many people are unsure of where to turn or who to trust, but if you are in the Bergen County area, you have a dedicated representative on your side. At The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen, Attorney Kelsen is a trusted and experienced criminal defense lawyer who has been serving the Bergen County for years. Each case that he takes on will receive one-on-one attention and a personalized defense to help secure the best possible outcome.



When you work with a Bergen County criminal defense lawyer from The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen, you can be confident that your case will be in good hands. Attorney Kelsen believes that each client should be treated with respect and they are welcomed into the office by a personal and warm environment. When you retain his representation, he will take the time to get to know you and your side of the story. If your case cannot be settled outside of court, he will aggressively defend you in trial. Working with The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen can make all the difference in the outcome of your case.

You should never have to face the New Jersey justice system alone or trust your future to an inexperienced attorney or public defender. The moment you are arrested, or a loved one is charged with a criminal action, you need to contact The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen. Attorney Kelsen has experience in defending clients against a variety of charges, including theft crimes, violent crimes, DWIs and internet crimes. If you have been arrested, do not hesitate to schedule a case evaluation with The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen today!


Languages spoken: Hebrew

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  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    15 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    15 years
  3. Business: 20%
    15 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    15 years
  5. Other: 10%
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The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen, Esq. LLC

1415 Queen Anne Road
Suite 206
Teaneck, NJ, 07666

One Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New Jersey Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
New Jersey Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Pro Bono AttorneyProject S.A.R.A.H.2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen, Esq. LLC2002 - Present
Judge, Municipal CourtJudiciary of NJ2011 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
Foundation for JusticeFounder2012 - Present
National Association Professional MediatorsMember2011 - Present
National Association of Defense CounselMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2010 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America—New JerseyMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DWI - Car Parked on Side of RoadNot guilty
Possession of CDSDismissed
Possession of CDSDismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Yeshiva UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Judicial ConferenceReligious Issues and the Courts2010