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  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    34 years, 800 cases
  2. Speeding Ticket: 25%
    34 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    34 years, 175 cases
  4. Appeals: 10%
    34 years, 50 cases
  5. Juvenile: 10%
    34 years, 75 cases



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Law Offices of Thomas M Russo

383 Park Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in NJ, 2012


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Named a Super Lawyer in Criminal LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Certified Criminal Trial AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Municipal ProsecutorTownship of Scotch Plains2007 - 2008
Public DefenderTownship of Scotch Plains2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Union County Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State vs. J.R.D.Acquitted on DWI charge, guilty only of lesser charges. License suspension reduced to 6 months.
State vs. W. O.Conviction reversed on appeal. Client pled to lesser charge with time served.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
College of William and MaryEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1978