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Mr. Cleary received his B.S. from Providence College where he played in the NCAA Tournament as a member of the school's prestigious 1997 Elite 8 basketball team. In 2003 he graduated from Seton Hall Law School after serving as Class senator and Vice-President of the Irish American Law School Association (IALSA). From 2004-2006 he worked at the Office of the Public Defender Essex Adult Region. In 2006 he went into private practice and currently has an office in downtown Newark.
He has handled all types of criminal cases ranging from disorderly persons offenses to homicide. He has handled hundreds of DWI's and has lectured on the topic at NJ's Continuing Legal Education Seminars in Newark.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Managing Partner||Law Office of Dennis S. Cleary, LLC||2006 - Present|
|Public Defender||N.J. Public Defender||2004 - 2006|
|law clerk||Nj Judiciary||2003 - 2004|
|law clerk||bendit weinstock||2002 - 2003|
|paralegal||McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP||1999 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Supreme Court of New Jersey||Fee Arbitration Comittee||2016 - Present|
|Irish American Bar Association of New Jersey||Member||2008 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Trustee||2004 - Present|
|Essex County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|NJ.com||Short Hills Mall Carjacking: Four men plead not guilty||2014|
|Newark Star Ledger||Bail Reform||2014|
|Popular Science||The Artificial Network||2011|
|New Jersey Law Journal||Summary Contempt Reversed||2008|
|Seton Hall University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Providence College||BS - Bachelor of Science||1999|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Municipal Matters in Superior court||2013|
|Continuing Legal Education||DWI in Superior Court||2012|
|state v harding||Dismissed|
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