Former county prosecutor and special deputy attorney general who zealously and aggressively defends those charged with criminal offenses in Superior Courts (indictable/felony level) and Municipal Courts (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level) throughout the State of New Jersey. Experience handling matters ranging from violent offenses - Murder, Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Weapons offenses, Terroristic Threats, Sexual offenses, and Simple Assault - to non-violent offenses - Burglary, Theft, Credit Card Fraud, and Drug offenses - to domestic violence matters - Harassment, Contempt and Restraining Orders.
No matter the charge or its seriousness, I stand ready to attack the State's case and put you in a position to achieve the best possible result.
I offer free initial consultations and competitive flat fee arrangements, so contact me now.
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Alissa is a fantastic criminal defense attorney. Her experience at the prosecutor's office has given her invaluable insight into the State's handling of criminal prosecutions. In addition to her vast experience, she is hardworking, dedicated to staying on top of the latest changes in the law and incredibly genuine. To top it all off, Alissa has unparalleled knowledge of criminal law and the interworking of the criminal system in New Jersey. I would recommend Alissa without hesitation!
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I have seen Alissa's work first hand as both co-counsel and as an adversary and have no reservation in providing an endorsement of her. She is always prepared, diligent and possesses superb communication skills. Any potential client would be well served to retain Alissa.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client's Choice Award||Avvo||2014|
|"10 Best in NJ" - Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2014|
|Academic Excellence - Criminal Justice Clinic||Hofstra University School of Law||2004|
|Owner / Managing Partner||The Law Offices of Alissa Hascup, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Municipal Prosecutor||Montville Township||2013 - 2014|
|Partner||The Tormey Law Firm, LLC||2013 - 2014|
|Assistant Prosecutor / Special Deputy Attorney General||Morris County Prosecutor's Office||2009 - 2013|
|Criminal Defense Associate||The Anthony Pope Law Firm||2007 - 2009|
|Criminal Defense Associate||Hobbie, Corrigan & Bertucio||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Jersey State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section||Past Chair||2007 - Present|
|Teaneck NJ - Resisting Arrest and Simple Assault Dismissed||Criminal charges dismissed|
|Hackensack NJ - Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Aggravated Assault, and Resisting Arrest Charges Dismissed||Criminal charges dismissed; plea to local ordinance violation|
|Bergen County NJ - Restraining Order and Terroristic Threats Charge Dismissed||TRO dismissed; criminal charge dismissed|
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|Hofstra University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||Leadership Studies / Pre-Law||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Domestic Violence & The Law||Domestic Violence||2014|
|Criminal Bench Bar Conference||Criminal Law||2014|
|Criminal Law Institute||Criminal Law||2013|
|Annual Meeting 2013||Criminal Law Bench/Bar Conference||2013|