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Paul Brickfield is a criminal defense attorney who has represented hundreds of clients in courts all across New Jersey. He is a former high ranking state and federal prosecutor who has prosecuted a wide range of complex offenses. Mr. Brickfield has personally investigated and tried many high-profile cases that have included corrupt policemen, violent crimes, and other serious crimes. He eventually transitioned into private practice, where he currently focuses on defending the accused. He is a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney and a seasoned veteran in the field of criminal law. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Litigation: 10%



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    As a former associate of Mr. Brickfield, I have seen him fight and win some of the toughest cases. He is an outstanding criminal lawyer. I give him my highest recommendation.


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Contact info

Brickfield & Donahue

70 Grand Avenue
River Edge, NJ, 07661-1935


NYCurrently registered 198203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified as a Criminal Trial AttorneySupreme Court of New Jersey2012
Super Lawyer - New JerseySuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Special Achievement AwardUnited States Department of Justice1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
First Assistant ProsecutorBergen County Prosecutor's Office1990 - 1993
Deputy Chief - Special ProsecutionsUnited States Attorneys Office - District of New Jersey1984 - 1990
Associate - LitigationShearman & Sterling1981 - 1984
AssociateShearman & Sterling1981 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bergen County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar Association (New Jersey chapter)MemberN/A
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyTrusteeN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
College of the Holy CrossPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1978