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Spencer & Associates handles cases in both State and Federal courts and represents individuals in all types of offenses.  Whether you are facing a first time DWI or a more serious criminal charge, your case is too important not to get the best legal assistance available. We present every defense, every strategy, and every piece of evidence in your favor to fight your case. We know that people who are accused of a crime are worried about losing their license, their employment, or even their freedom. We know that when this happens, people need quick and clear answers to their legal questions.


Ms. Spencer is a frequent commentator on cases of national interest. CNN: Out in the Open with Rick Sanchez; CNN Headline News; Nancy Grace; Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell; MSNBC: Dan Abrams, Sunday Morning News; Fox News Channel: Fox & Friends; The O'Reilly Factor; The Live Desk; Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld; Studio B with Shepard Smith; Your World with Neil Cavuto; Big Story with John Gison; Fox News Live; TruTV: Open Court with Lisa Bloom; Courtside with Jack Ford & Ashleigh Banfield; Best Defense with Jami Floyd


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    14 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    14 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 25%
    14 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Remi is a force to be reckoned with in the courthouse.


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Contact info

414 Eagle Rock Avenue
Suite 305
West Orange, NJ, 07052


NYCurrently registered 200607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Criminal Trial Achievement AwardEssex County Bar Association2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant ProsecutorUnion County Prosecutor's Office2003 - 2005
AssociateWilentz Goldman & Spitzer2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Supreme Court CommitteeFee Arbitration2013 - Present
New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2005 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2005 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Essex County Bar AssociationChair, Criminal Law Committee2009 - 2010
Essex County Bar Association, Criminal Law CommitteeVice-Chair2008 - 2009
Union County Bar AssociationYoung Lawyer Trustee2005 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Kelly WhitneyHung Jury: Mistrial
State v. MautiSupreme Court of New Jersey upheld witness' right not to testify
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Publication nameTitleDate
Press of Atlantic CityN.J. ruling on eyewitnesses will have wide ramifications2011
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationCommencing the Federal Court Action2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Boston CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYC CLE MarathonCriminal Trial Practice2013
NYC CLE MarathonCriminal Trial Practice2012
Technology & DivorceElectronic Data Evidence at Trial2011
Warrantless Searches of Motor Vehicles Under New Jersey LawCriminal Law2007
Protect the Victim - Enforce the Law, Prosecuting Complex Domestic Violence CasesDomestic Violence2007
The Complete Guide to Prosecuting, Defending and Understanding DV Law and ProcedureDomestic Violence2006
Misconduct, Domestic Violence, And The Fourth And Fifth Amendments In New JerseyDomestic Violence2006
Demystifying the Drama of a Domestic Violence CaseDomestic Violence2006