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Mitchell E Ignatoff

About me

Former muncipal prosecutor.


Certified by the NJ Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney (1 of approx. 250 of 70,000 lawyers)


SuperLawyer, 2005.


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Contact info

Mitchell E. Ignatoff, Esq.

560 Sylvan Ave.
Suite 3070
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    37 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Immigration: 5%
    11 years, 10 cases
  4. Chapter 7: 5%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Charles Dawkins Jr.

    Mitchell was opposing counsel when I was a Newark Assistant Municipal Prosecutor. He represented his client competently and aggressively. He is an excellent Defense Lawyer. He is also very knowledgeable.


    Charles Dawkins Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Jeffrey Barrett Hodge

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NYCurrently registered 197903/07/2016
PAAdministrative Suspension200004/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New Jersey Super LawyerNJ Monthly Magazine2005
Certified AttorneyNew Jersey Supreme Court2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProsecutorPlainfield Municipal Court2001 - 2005
N/ASelf employed1986 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember, Sex Crimes and White Collar Commitees2003 - Present
Middlesex County Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Somerset County Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyMember1995 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionTrusteeN/A
New York City Bar Association, Criminal Law CommitteeMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. RiveraClient won and made new law.
U.S. v. AkandeWe won.
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Publication nameTitleDate
New Jesrey Law JournalAn Expensive But Necessary Extension of the Confrontation Clause2008
New Jesrey Law JournalWay Off the Mark in Denying PTI to Undocumented Aliens2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/ALL.M1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Skills and MethodsCriminal Trials2010
ICLE Skills and MethodsCriminal Trials2009