After receiving my B.A. from Rutgers University, I chose to pursue my dream of becoming an attorney. While I was finishing up law school at Rutgers, I began an internship with a prominent criminal defense firm. Upon completion of law school and passing the bar exam, I immediately began representing clients and defending the constitution in our courts. After working as an associate until 2003, I opened my own law practice in 2003. In 2015, in an effort to better serve my client's differing legal needs, I chose to diversify my practice. I joined the law firm of Liebling Malamut, LLC as the head of the criminal practice group. I now specialize in all aspects of criminal defense including the most serious felony charges to the most minor municipal court charges. I personally handle each case; I do not transfer your important matter to a junior associate as many of the larger firms will often do. I am an expert on search and seizure law and will provide you with a vigorous defense in both State and Federal Court.
I have succesfully argued two matters before the NJ Supreme Court.
In the search and seizure area, I am particularly proud of one of my major accomplishments on behalf of a client. In 2013, I argued the matter of State v. Brown, 216 N.J. 508 (2014). In that case, the State attempted to justify the illegal search of a home based on an argument that the house was abondoned. I was able to convince the NJ Supreme Court that the house was not an abandoned home and thus the search was in violation of my client's constitutional rights.
I likewise successfully argued another matter in the NJ Supreme Court whereby the State was attempting to disbar my attorney client. I was able to keep the attorney from being disbarred. The matter resulted in a suspension only, thereby preserving my client's ability to earn a living for he and his family.
I appeared on the Nancy Grace show as an expert commentator with regard the the murder case of State v. Fred Neulander. Mr. Neulander was a Rabbi who was at the time on trial for hiring a hitman to murder his wife. He was ultimately convicted and is serivng a life sentence.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Attorney||South Jersey Magazine||2017|
|Top Attorney||South Jersey Magazine||2015|
|Owner||Aita Law, LLC||2018 - Present|
|Attorney||Liebling Malamut, LLC||2015 - 2017|
|Owner||Law Offices of Kenneth D. Aita, PC||2003 - 2015|
|Associate||Law Offices of Kahn & Aita||1999 - 2003|
|Associate||Baker, Kahn & Shields||1997 - 1999|
|Clerk||Baker, Kahn & Shields||1997 - 1997|
|Legal Intern||Rutgers Civil Practice Clinic||1997 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|District IV Ethics Committee||Board Member||2008 - 2012|
|The Barrister (Camden County Bar Association)||The Mistaken Imprisonment Act||2013|
|The Barrister (Camden County Bar Association)||Emergency Aid Doctrine||2011|
|Rutgers University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Rutgers University, Camden||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Rutgers School of Law||Criminal Defense Private Practice||2013|
|Nancy Grace show||Rabbi Fred Nuelander Murder Trial||2002|
|State v. Brown||Win|
|Camden Police Cases||Win|
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