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          Why do I defend the criminally accused?  Anyone who has been accused of something that they did not do, or of more than what they did, knows how aggravating it is to face false, or exaggerated accusations.





Languages spoken: English, French

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 35%
    10 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    10 years
  3. Federal Crime: 10%
    10 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    10 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

16 total 

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  • Justin James McShane

    Attorney Basner has courage. It takes a lot of guts to stand up against the government and he does that every day. He uses his knowledge and experience to fight for those accused of a crime. Protecting people is what he does.


    Justin McShane DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel A Serratelli

    I had the pleasure of working with Christopher Basner on a case and I was impressed with his confidence, persistence and work ethic. He get his clients the results they are looking for. I endorse this lawyer.


    Daniel Serratelli Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

2 Kings Highway West
Suite 205
Haddonfield, NJ, 08033



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in PA, 2015


    Suspended means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor Award for 2014 in Criminal DefenseAvvo2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentChristopher J Basner PC2008 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of David S. Rochman, Esq.2007 - 2008
Law ClerkLaw Office of David S. Rochman, Esq.2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Associate of JusticeN/A2013 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motion to Dismiss Indictment GrantedIndictment Dismissed
Shoplifting Charge DismissedShoplifting Charge Dismissed
Fleeing & EludingNot Guilty Verdict at Trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
AmazonHow to Chose a Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Jersey2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - CamdenLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Iowa State UniversitySpeech CommunicationBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Four Concurrent SeminarsFederal Sentencing2014