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Michael Garcia

DUI and DWI Attorney at Elizabeth, NJ

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also known as Miguel Garcia

  • State Years
    New York - NY 14 years
    New Jersey - NJ 27 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 29 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Michael

Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

Michael (Miguel) Garcia’s practice is dedicated to criminal defense, litigation and municipal work. Mr. Garcia participates in the defense of clients’ interests in all phases of litigation. He also conducts corporate and municipal investigations regarding allegations of employee misconduct, harassment and/or discrimination. Additionally, he works with Township Administrators and Business Administrators, Town Councils and Department Heads to draft Ordinances and Requests for Proposals.

Previously Mr. Garcia was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. He was assigned to the Public Protections Unit and was the liaison to the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. He also prosecuted mail fraud, social security fraud, passport fraud and narcotics cases. Mr. Garcia is a member of the NJ, NY, and PA Bars.

Location

Fernandez Garcia, LLC
1139 East Jersey Street
Suite 607
Elizabeth, NJ, 07201
Fernandez Garcia, LLC
14 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ, 07960
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-500 per hour
  • Contingency 1%-33%
  • Pro bono 1 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Fernandez Garcia, LLC
  • 2019 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • O'Toole Fernandez Weiner Van Lieu, LLC
  • 2008 - 2019
  • Associate
  • Piccillo Caruso O'Toole
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Assistant United States Attorney
  • United States Attorneys' Office
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Assistant Prosecutor
  • Union County Prosecutor's Office
  • 1994 - 2002
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Education

  • Richard J. Hughes Inns of Court
  • 1998
  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Syracuse University Graduate College
  • M.A. in Foreign Languages
  • 1994
  • Dartmouth College
  • A.B. in Spanish and Government
  • 1991
  • Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
  • (Visiting Student)
  • N/A
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • Sparroween, LLC v. Tp. of West Caldwell, 452 N.J. Super. 329 (App. Div. 2017)
  • The Appellat Division affidrmed because the ordinance is valid and is not superseded by the Smoke-Free Act.
  • In re Trust Under Agreement of Vander Poel, 396 N.J.Super. 218 (App. Divi. 2007)
  • The trial court's judgment was affirmed.
  • United States v. Castro, 66 Fed. Appx. 331 (3d Cir. 2003)
  • The appellate court affirmed the conviction and the sentence.

Associations

  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Secretary
  • N/A
  • Diamond Scholarship and Charitable Fund, Inc.
  • 2004 - 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • U.S. Law Week Award
  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • 1994
  • College Graduate Teaching Assistantship
  • Syracuse University Graduate College
  • 1993
  • Charles H. Revson Fellowship
  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • 1992
  • 1927 Joseph P. Dallet Memorial Prize
  • Dartmouth College
  • 1991
  • Academic Citation
  • Dartmouth College
  • 1991
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