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    Attorney Endorsements

    5 total 

    • Joshua H Reinitz

      I have seen John's career skyrocket from the first days he opened up his practice. John is a zealous, aggressive defender of his clients. His perserverence and skill often are the difference in achieving the results his clients need. I endorse John.


      Joshua Reinitz DUI & DWI Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

    • Amy Elizabeth Stutzke

      I endorse this lawyer. John is quite possibly one of the most intense people I have ever met. He goes hard and gives 110% at everything he does. This intensity alone gives John an unparalleled edge over other criminal defense attorneys in the state. He is the type of attorney that gets straight to the point, and will not waste anyone’s time or money. He is a fearless advocate, always ready to take a case to trial if need be. If you make the wise choice of retaining John, he will offer you individualized services, a kind ear, and, most importantly, aggressive advocacy.


      Amy Stutzke Family Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community




    Professional Misconduct

    This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

    1. Temporary Suspension
      issued in NJ, 2012


      Temporary suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice during a disciplinary investigation. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

    Avvo Contributions

    Legal Answers


    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Professional Achievement AwardNew Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2011
    Supreme Court of New JerseyCertified Criminal Trial Attorney2011
    Certified Criminal Trial AttorneySupreme Court of New Jersey2010
    New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2010
    New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2009
    New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2008
    Archibald R. Murray Public Service AwardFordham University School of Law2003

    Work Experience

    TitleCompany NameDuration
    Adjunct ProfessorFairleigh Dickinson University2008 - Present
    PartnerKoufos & Norgaard, LLC2005 - Present
    AssociateBathgate, Wegener & Wolf2004 - 2005
    Judicial Law ClerkState of New Jersey (Honorable Edward M. Oles, J.S.C.)2003 - 2004


    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    New Jersey State Bar Association, General Practice SectionTrustee2010 - Present
    New Jersey State Bar Association, Judicial Administration CommitteeMember2009 - Present
    Monmouth Bar Association, Young Lawyers CommitteeTrustee2009 - Present
    New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionExecutive Committee2008 - Present
    Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
    Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyMember2005 - Present
    National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
    Ocean County Bar Association, Criminal Practice CommitteeMember2003 - Present


    Publication NameTitleDate
    the News of Cumberland CountyVineland man who pleaded guilty to 1994 homicide files motion to withdraw plea2011
    New Jersey Law JournalChallenging a Wiretap2011
    Asbury Park PressAttorneys in three cases to argue "drug kingpin" statute2010
    The Home News TribuneDisabled East Brunswick educator questions exclusion from jury2009
    New Jersey Monthly MagazineNew Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars2008


    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
    John Jay College of Criminal JusticeCriminal Justice (Law and Procedure)MA - Masters2000
    John Jay College of Criminal JusticeCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

    Speaking Engagements

    Conference NameTitleDate
    Career Planning ConferenceBeing a Criminal Defense Lawyer2010