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Ms. Sutnick, the founding partner of Sutnick & Sutnick, LLC is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. She is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully defended criminal defendants in both states. Ms. Sutnick is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and the co-chair of the Municipal Court law committee. She has been a guest legal commentator on Court TV. Ms. Sutnick participates as a trial skills advisor at the Cardozo School of Law Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.


Ms. Sutnick began her career at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office where she was a senior trial attorney.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    24 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Juvenile: 25%
    24 years, 300 cases



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  • James B Seplowitz

    I unequivocally endorse this lawyer. Laura Sutnick is one of the top criminal trial lawyers in New Jersey, having successfully tried numerous murder cases and other serious felonies. Her clients are always well represented. Laura is knowledgeable, personable and always approachable. If you have an issue to strategize in a criminal case, then Laura Sutnick is the attorney to contact.


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  • Carmine LoFaro

    Laura is a first-rate criminal defense attorney with a long history of success. Her reputation in the legal community is beyond reproach. I highly recommend her!


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Contact info

Sutnick & Sutnick, LLC

21 Main Street
Suite 171
Hackensack, NJ, 07601-8100


500 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ, 07470


172 East 161 Street
Bronx, NY, 10451



NYCurrently registered 199307/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Choice AwardAVVO2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSutnick & Sutnick, LLC1998 - Present
Senior Trial AttorneyKings County D.A.1993 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bergen County Bar AssociationTrustee2014 - Present
Haworth Road Runner's AssociationDirector2010 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationChairperson, Municipal Court Committee1999 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationCriminal Law Committee1999 - Present
Bergen County Bar FoundationJuvenile Law Committee1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
New Jersey v. MoralesNot Guilty at trial
New Jersey v. DouglassNot Guilty at trial
New Jersey v. KennedyArmed robbery charges reduced to theft
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Boston University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Defending Child Sex Abuse CasesCriminal Law2013
Intesive Trial Advocacy ProgramTrial Skills Advisor2012
Megan's Law and Parole Supervision for LifeCriminal Law2011
Intensive Trial Advocacy ProgramTrial Skills Advisor2011
Intensive Trial Advocacy ProgramTrial Skills Advisor2010
Intensive Trial Advocay ProgramTrial Skills Advisor2009