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Michael Thomas Nolan Jr

Criminal defense Attorney at Brick, NJ

4.7   30 reviews
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1996
    Status
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The Law Offices of Michael T. Nolan, Jr., LLC, is experienced in all areas of criminal defense -- from serious indictable offenses (homicide, aggravated assault, crimes against property, drug distribution charges, etc.) handled in Superior Court, to disorderly persons offenses (simple assault, harassment, domestic violence, minor drug charges, etc.), as well as DWI/DUI related matters, driving while suspended/revoked, and all other types of traffic matters pending in the municipal courts of the State of New Jersey.  This office also practices in the defense of younger defendants charged with acts of juvenile delinquency.  Mr. Nolan is a former Assistant Ocean County Prosecutor, who now focuses his energy in the defense of the accused.

Location

Kelly & Nolan, LLC
514 Brick Boulevard
Brick, NJ, 08723

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Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
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Posted by Thomas | September 27, 2019
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Super Lawyer with knowledge of Criminal Law
I hired Mr. Nolan in 2009 with 3 counts of Aggravated Assault on Police Officer’s! Not a light case but very serious charges. I received Pre-Trial intervention and saved my job!!! Mr. Nolan is very direct, and brutally honest with his clients! He Makes No Promises. So do not lie to him, you only screw yourselves! He is very caring and understanding and really fights for his Clients!!!
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Posted by Gabrielle | June 14, 2018
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RREM problem resolved !
Michael Nolan represented me when the Office of Administrative Law REVERSED their determination on the RREM grant I had already received and used to rebuild my home. Right from the beginning of the process Mr. Nolan took my case seriously and worked very hard to help me prove that I was truly eligible. He was knowledgeable, organized, professional and compassionate. He explained my possible outcomes and did not make any promises. He worked very hard on my behalf and the case was settled in my favor. I feel very lucky to have had such a terrific attorney on my side.
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Posted by Gerry | June 13, 2018
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Best All Around
Mr. Nolan had done a fantastic job regarding my case. Very down-to-earth personality, yet very professional and informed.
Posted by John | April 25, 2018
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NJ gun case
Mike Nolan did an excellent job on my case. He was extremely detailed in his explanations of the options and procedures that I would be going through. I could not have been happier with my outcome
Posted by Marc | August 13, 2017
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Great person, great service, great result
Michael was amazing. He didn't make false promises, explained things thoroughly, and follow up accordingly. He got me an even better result for a DUI and subsequent charges than he had projected. He's extremely professional and a pretty funny guy as well. HIGHLY recommend him for any and everything you need representation for. He was referred to me by a good friend and I couldn't be happier with the result. Fees were not outrageous either. I'd give this guy 6 stars if I could.
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Posted by anonymous | April 30, 2017
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Excellent Legal Services
Hiring Mike Nolan for my suspended driving case was one of the best decisions I have ever made. He got all charges, including my speeding ticket dropped, and instead I was given a relatively small fine for failing to provide the officer with my driver's license. I would definitely hire him in the future and recommend him to anyone who needs quality legal help.
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Posted by Austen | January 13, 2017
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Exceptional Lawyer
I had used Michael on two separate occasions both involving drug related charges. When I consulted/hired Michael for the first charge he kept me well informed and educated on the matter, eventually guiding me to get a conditional discharge. The second time I hired Michael for a possesion of CDS he kept me well informed throughout the whole process of court being postponed because of a failure to provide evidence, and when they finally came through with the evidence Michael really went above and beyond to get me the best results possible. I walked into expecting to get charged with possesion and Michael talked the prosecutor down to give me a lesser charge that was only a disorderly conduct rather than a drug charge. I could not ask more from a lawyer than what Michael gave me. I would definitely recommend.
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Posted by Tyler | December 6, 2016
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Michael Nolan
Michael Nolan in my opinion is the bet lawyer around, every time I use him he gets me the best situation possible. I had a 2nd degree charge and he got everything dropped and only ended up getting me one year probation. I would strongly recommend him to anyone looking for a attorney. He works wonders, and also has a great personality, Thank you for everything you have done for me.
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Posted by M.M. - R.M | October 12, 2016
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Great lawyer!
Mr. Nolan has really helped me in a difficult time as he represented me on a criminal case. He clearly communicated legal options and effectively gathered all evidence . Without a doubt he is professional, knowledgeable, trustworthy, helpful and friendly. Without hesitation, I highley recommend Mr. Nolan.
Posted by anonymous | October 12, 2016
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DWI Dismissed
Confidence in design of the most effective defense and apprehension of the best possible result is imperative and heart-warming during the progression of a legal process. Triumph at the conclusion of a hard-fought battle sincerely stimulates joy particularly when even the judge has nothing but praise for your lawyer and goes "I would really thank Mr. Nolan if I were you, he certainly went to the bat for you!!!" Words can't describe how happy I am for retaining Mr. Nolan as my attorney as he did everything in his power to obtain the finest achievable outcome in my case. He got my DWI dismissed and reduced all other charges to a careless driving with minimum fines! That's amazing!!! Mr. Nolan was very honest and frank with me from the beginning of the process. I found his practice to be extremely ethical as he never made any promises he couldn't deliver and he designed his defense in a way to incur the absolute lowest legal costs to me which just makes him a wonderful human being. He was extremely polite and respectful towards the prosecutor and the judge yet relentless in positioning his defense which established immense respect for him in the courtroom. If you want to feel confident you will achieve the best outcome in court, pick Mr. Nolan!
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Posted by Mike | September 29, 2016
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Excellent service
Mr. Nolan went above and beyond for me and got me out of a mess with nothing but a few court fines I highly recommend Mr Nolan!
Posted by anonymous | September 22, 2016
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Excellence
Mike was very responsive to all my needs in a very complex case. His expertise in knowing the law helped me get the best outcome. I highly reccomend him to represent you in all of your legal matters.
Posted by Jodi | September 21, 2016
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Worth every penny!
If you are in need of a defense attorney, Mike Nolan is your attorney and he is worth every penny! Through personal experience he has managed to defend my family member on numerous occasions and the outcome has been positive and fair.
Posted by anonymous | February 2, 2016
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Couldn't have worked better
Michael tremendously helped me lower my traffic ticket, from 10point to a 2 point violation with a $139 ticket. If I ever need a lawyer again Michael will be the one.
Posted by Erin | January 26, 2016
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RECOMMEND!
Michael Nolan helped me out a lot. I got a ticket and it could have went on my record so I got a lawyer. Mr. Nolan was very professional the whole time. He was recommended to me by two different people. He is a very nice guy.
Posted by Ray | December 3, 2015
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Smart and Thorough Defense
I have used Michael Nolans attorney services on a couple of occasions. He stood up in court a couple months ago on a case that could have gone 50/50, and gave one hell of a presentation to the judge on my behalf. He is competent and knowledgeable about the laws. I would not hesitate to use his services in the future if needed.
Posted by Michael T. | December 1, 2015
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Meticulous, honest and fair...
Mr. Nolan paid close attention to the facts of my case and made several suggestions based on relevance during the course of discovery. His guidance, judgment, and experience helped reduce my very serious situation to a moderate and much less severe penalty. If you're looking for a highly skilled attorney with the experience and knowledge to navigate difficult cases, Mr. Nolan is your champion. I've known him for better than a decade and have used his services many times on many fronts. I'm proud to be his client, but more importantly, I'm grateful for all his help. He is one of the few attorneys I've met that is willing to go that extra little bit. Which makes the huge difference between a huge problem or a minor issue. Furthermore, he never promises something he cannot deliver and is as straightforward and ethical as they come.
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Posted by Thomas | November 30, 2015
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Criminal Defense Attorney
I would like to thank Mr. Nolan for all his assistance and support. From the first time we met, his understanding and caring was exactly what was needed. Mr. Nolan worked with me closely and explained all options in detail. In the end, I could have not asked for a better outcome.
Posted by anonymous | November 22, 2015
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Highly recommended
Excellent, professional and courteous service. Mr. Nolan provided information for my case from all perspectives, prior to being hired. He did not sugar coat any advise in my favor in order to get my business, he in fact turned me away feeling I would be wasting my money hiring him "in MY hopes of a dismissal" when evidence in my case was not in my favor. After dealing with other lawyers, I went back to Mr. Nolan to hire him based on his honesty and professionalism along with his knowledge of the law and works of the court system. When odds are not in your favor you will do better in court having a professional like Michael Nolan advocate between the court and yourself to get you the best results possible for your case / situation, and thats what he did for me. Mr. Nolan's office also makes communication easy with email and phone contact. All documents mailed to me were sent with a return addressed and stamped envelope to his office, I just had to read, sign, seal and drop documents in the mail, (Easy). I am 150% satisfied with his service and highly recommend Michael Nolan Jr. to anyone seeking a good attorney. Signed ... Always The Defendant
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Posted by John | November 9, 2015
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Highly Recommened!!
Michael is the most polite and professional lawyer I have ever used and If your looking for a lawyer that will do everything in his power to help your case and takes his personal time to keep you informed step by step throughout your case just like if you were family which really helps during this stressful time. oh and I forgot to mention the best part he always gets the job done. Thanks again.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founder/Owner
  • Law Offices of Michael T. Nolan, Jr.
  • 1999 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
  • 1998 - 1999
  • Assistant Prosecutor
  • Ocean County Prosecutors Office
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Associate
  • Pringle & Quinn
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Law Clerk
  • Superior Court of New Jersey Monmouth County
  • 1995 - 1996
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Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Villanova University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Associations

  • District IIIA Ethics Committee (Ocean County)
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Ocean County Municipal Court Practice Committee
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Ocean County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Monmouth County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 10 Best
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • Cum Laude
  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • 1995
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Villanova University
  • 1992

Publications

  • Seton Hall Legis. J.
  • Michael T. Nolan, Jr., Note, Hall Bent on Intent: New Jersey Broadens the Class of Death Eligible Defendants
  • 1994

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (5)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Michael for many years both in my capacity as a prosecutor and defense counsel and believe he is an experienced attorney who gets great results for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have encountered defense attorney Mike Nolan numerous times in my capacity as a Municipal Prosecutor in Ocean County and Monmouth County. Mr. Nolan was always impeccably prepared and displayed a keen insight into the legal issues of the case. Additionally, Mr. Nolan always represented his clients with dignity, respect and the highest level of professionalism. Mr. Nolan is an extraordinary defense attorney and I give him my highest recommendation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have witnessed Mr. Nolan's outstanding Trial Advocacy skills in person. Not only does Mr. Nolan possess incredible analytical skills, knowledge of current law and the Rules of Evidence, but his credibility as a zealous advocate for his client shines through in his command of the Court room. He is not only a great litigator, but he is also a great negotiator and communicator. These attributes are why I endorse Mr. Nolan for Criminal Matters and Municipal Court matters."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Nolan is an exceptional attorney. Undoubtedly one of the most knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorneys in the region. Tough in court and always advocating the best interests of his clients. I do not hesitate to endorse Mr. Nolan as I truly believe he is excellent at his craft."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Nolan is the attorney I would hire if I were in trouble. I have had the pleasure of representing codefendants with Mr. Nolan several times and he has always proved himself to tireless advocate for his client. Competent and knowledgeable regarding facts and legal issues, Mr. Nolan is certainly amongst the upper echelon of criminal defense attorneys."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. As prosecutor I was opposing counsel to Mr. Nolan on several criminal, DWI and drug matters. Mr. Nolan was always extremely prepared and a very tough adversary. His knowledge is exceptional and his arguments before the court were among the most persuasive I have ever heard. I wouldn't hesitate to refer a friend or family member who was in trouble to him and I endorse Mr. Nolan."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Bright, thorough, hard-working professional."
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Brick Criminal defense Lawyer Michael Thomas Nolan Jr
Michael Thomas Nolan Jr
Criminal defense Attorney
Brick, NJ
Licensed for 28 years
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