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Thomas Carroll Blauvelt

About me

My 23 year law practice is focused on personally defending people throughout New Jersey charged with DWI, traffic offenses, NJMVC suspension hearings, criminal and juvenile matters.   I am a licensed attorney in New York for 24 years and New Jersey for 23 years. 


 


I have represented over 10,000 people in my 23 year law practice and have handled thousands of New Jersey Superior Court,  Municipal Court, and NJMVC cases. 

I have worked as a former New Jersey Municipal Prosecutor for many towns having prosecuted cases in the Flemington Municipal Court, North Hunterdon Municipal Court, Raritan Township Municipal Court, Readington Municipal Court, Bloomsbury/Bethlehem Municipal Court, Union Township Municipal Court, and Allamuchy Municipal Court.  In law school I was a student assistant district attorney with the New York County District Attorney's Office.

I am also a former appointed Public Defender for the Edison Municipal Court.


 


I spend my personal time with my family, reading, running, and playing golf.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Korean, Tagalog, Filipino, Gujarati

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 35%
    23 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    23 years
  3. Speeding Ticket: 20%
    23 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 15%
    23 years
  5. Juvenile: 5%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Chazen

    Tom is a lawyer that I often see in court defending people on various matters. I would endorse and recommend him without reservation. He is highly regarded and well-respected in the legal community for his knowledge and success in matters involving DWI and criminal charges (in both municipal and superior court.) He is a true advocate that is committed and dedicated to securing the best possible result for the people he represents. His concern for clients is evident and paramount in the way he handles cases. I have always been impressed with his dedication and commitment to defending the accused - so much so - that I have referred his office cases involving co-defendants. Without exception, he does everything possible to secure the best possible outcome, which in turn keeps his clients very happy.

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    Michael Chazen Criminal defense Attorney
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  • David Matthew Cooper

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    David Cooper Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

By Appointment Only:

581 Main Street
6th Floor
Woodbridge, NJ, 07095

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2500 Plaza 5
Harborside Financial Center - 25th Floor
Jersey City, NJ, 07311

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1 Bridge Plaza
2nd Floor
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024

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991 Route 22 West
Suite 200
Bridgewater, NJ, 08807-2957

Law Offices of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC

9 Auer Court
Suite E
East Brunswick, NJ, 08816

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200 Centennial Avenue
Suite 200
Piscataway, NJ, 08854-3950

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100 Horizon Center Boulevard
1st/2nd Floor
Hamilton, NJ, 08691

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55 Madison Avenue
Suite 400
Morristown, NJ, 07960

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive199406/25/2016
NYCurrently registered 199303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 4.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Avvo Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Preeminent 4.0 out of 5 Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
2014 Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
10 Best of 2014American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Top 100 AwardNational Trial Lawyers2014
Nationally Ranked Superior DWI AttorneyThe National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC2013
Top Lawyers in New JerseyThe Legal Network2013
Preeminent 4.5 out of 5 Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Preeminent Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyLaw Offices of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC1994 - Present
Assistant Municipal ProsecutorFlemington Municipal Court2007 - 2007
Municipal Public DefenderEdison, NJ Municipal Court2006 - 2010
Alternate Municipal ProsecutorNorth Hunterdon, NJ Municipal Court2006 - 2007
Alternate Municipal ProsecutorReadington, NJ Municipal Court2006 - 2007
Alternate Municipal ProsecutorAllamuchy, NJ Municipal Court2006 - 2006
Alternate Municipal ProsecutorBethlehem/Bloomsbury, NJ Municipal Court2006 - 2007
Alternate Municipal ProsecutorUnion Twp. [Hunterdon] and Raritan Twp. [Hunterdon], NJ Municipal Courts2006 - 2007
Associate AttorneyWilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker1992 - 1994
Student Assistant District AttorneyNew York County District Attorney's Office1991 - 1991
Law ClerkPaul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison1989 - 1991
ParalegalProskauer Rose1988 - 1989
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Middlesex County Bar AssociationTrustee2011 - 2014
New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors' AssociationMember2007 - 2007
New York Friars ClubMember1999 - 2001
Hudson County Bar AssociationMember1995 - 1998
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DWI [4th Offense] with Accident and .15% Alcotest; DWI DismissedDWI Dismissed [4th Offense]
DWI and Refusal Offenses for NY License Holder; DWI DismissedDWI Dismissed
Truck Driver DWI for Drugs and DRE; DWI Dismissed for CDL HolderDWI Dismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
www.MotorVehicles.orgIgnition Interlock Device in New Jersey2010
CityspielLegal Rights in the Workplace1996
American Bar Association Law Journal"Law of Averages", Letter to Editor1995
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Fairfield UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guest Lecturer, Seton Hall Law SchoolNJ Municipal Court Practice2014
CLE Speaker, Middlesex County Bar AssociationDWI Experts2014
Moot Court Trial Preparation LectureLitigation Strategies2009