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Carl Scott Spector

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

I am an attorney licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.  I was an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County, New York for 6 years from 1986 through 1992.


 


I have been in my own private criminal defense practice since 1992, which is over 22 years in private practice of law and an overall 28 years of practicing law.


 


For three years, 2009, 2010 and 2011 I was the Municipal Prosecutor in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.


 


I have co-authored and taught on several occassions a Continuing Legal Education book and lecture to attorneys in New York in the field of criminal law.


 


Starting in 2011 I became an Adjunct College Professor teaching several college level classes online for Strayer University.


 


I pride myself on personalized and aggressive legal representation.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Although he was my adversary, his efforts to resolve the case exceeded what was adequate though the case ultimately went to trial.

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    Joshua Lax DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Travis J Tormey

    Carl is an experienced criminal defense and driving while intoxicated (DWI) attorney in New York and New Jersey. We have worked together on several cases and I refer clients to him on a regular basis in New York since I only practice in New Jersey. Carl is a great attorney and an even better guy.

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    Travis Tormey Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Carl Spector

411 Hackensack Avenue Suite 200
Hackensack, NJ, 07601

Law Offices of Carl Spector

14-25 Plaza Road Suite S-2-2
Fair Lawn, NJ, 07410

Law Office of Carl Spector

91 Pacific Street
Newark, NJ, 07105

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015
NJActive198603/14/2015
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt199105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BBB AccreditionBetter Business Bureau2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers-Criminal DefenseThe National Trial Lawyers2014
BBB AccreditaionBetter Business Bureau2014
BBB AccreditationBetter Business Bureau2013
BBB AccreditationBetter Business Bureau2012
Top New York LawyersArrive Magazine2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Alternate Public DefenderBorough Of Fair Lawn2012 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorStrayer University2011 - Present
Municipal ProsecutorBorough of Fair Lawn2009 - Present
Loan CloserQuality Closer LLP2008 - 2009
County Tax Board AttorneyBorough of Fair Lawn2006 - 2008
Planning Board of AdjustmentsBorough of Fair Lawn2004 - 2006
AttorneyMyers and Pico2002 - 2008
Attorney at LawLaw Offices of Carl Spector1992 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyBronx County District Attorneys Office1986 - 1992

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
The National Trial LawyersTop 100 Trial Lawyers2014 - Present
New Jersey State Bar FoundationMember2011 - Present
New York Criminal Bar AssociationNew York State Bar Association1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Robbery Case DismissedCase Dismissed
Trial - Not Guilty -Traffic TicketFound Not Guilty after Trial
Narcotics Sale and Possession - DismissedCase Dismissed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Lorman Education Services publicationCriminal Cases From Arrest to Trial in New York2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJuris Doctorate1986
State University of New York at BuffaloCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
16 Hour Bridge-The-GapThe Anatomy of a Criminal Law Case2009
Litigation Skills for the Legal StaffHow to Handle a Criminal Case in New York2005
Litigation Skills For Legal Staff in New YorkLitigation Skills For Legal Staff in New York2005
Criminal Cases from Arrest to TrialCriminal Arrests and Processing for Attorneys2004