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AREAS OF PRACTICE


Criminal Defense in N.J., State, Federal & Municipal Courts.
Juvenile Court, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse & Neglect Charges in Family Court


LITIGATION PERCENTAGE


100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES


Criminal Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1985


BAR ADMISSIONS


New Jersey, 1976
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1986


EDUCATIONNEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, NEW YORK, NEW YORK


J.D. – 1975
Major: Criminal Law Clinic


REPRESENTATIVE CASES


State v. James Hall – Acquitted Murder
Cecil v. Linden 360,000 Verdict
Brizak v. Ford Motor Co. – 625000 Verdict
State v. Moscaritolo – PTT Police Officer
State v. Waldie – – Acquitted N.J. St. Trooper
State v. Jiminez
State v. Chippero
State v. Lafond
State v. Horvath – Acquitted School Teacher
State v. Kirk – Acquitted Murder
State v. Bright – Case Dismissed Drugs
State v. Police Officer S.G.
State v. Yates
State of NJ v. Richard Chippero – Death Penalty Case, acquitted Rape
State of NJ v. Michael Behn – Death Penalty and Life Sentence reversed on appeal
St. v. Wason Brockington – Murder Aquitted
St v. Shakime Saunders – 1st degree drug distribution, plea to simple Possession, Sentence to Intensive Parole
St. v. Vasil Kovalcik – Child Molesting, Acquitted
St. v. Rene Logan – 144 counts of embezzlement and fraud. Plea bargain, 3 counts, sentenced probation
St. v. Mike Martinez – Murder Hung Jury
St. v. Davis Lopez – Murder Hung Jury


CLASSES/SEMINARS


Lecture, Criminal Trial Preparation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Lecture, Super Saturday Annual Seminars Trial Dynamics, Confession Cases, Drug Defenses, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
Lecture, Cross Examining Expert Witnesses, New Jersey Public Defender’s Office Continuing Education


HONORS AND AWARDS


Strathmore’s Who’s Who Professional of the Year 2007 Criminal Defense
Super Lawyers of NJ, 2007 – Present. This is a designation that is limited to no more than 5% of the attorneys in New Jersey.
10 Leaders of Criminal Defense Law, 2005 – Present
National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers in NJ, 2007 – Present


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS


National College of Criminal Defense, Graduate, Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, Board of Governors
American Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2007 – Present

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
  2. Sex Crime: 23%
  3. Juvenile: 15%
  4. DUI & DWI: 15%
  5. Federal Crime: 13%

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • John Robert Gorman

    I Have known Jack for more than 20 years. He is an aggressive advocate for his clients, and makes sure that they are afforded the full range of their Constitutional and statutory rights when accused of a crime involving fraud. I have referred Jack clients over the years and he has done a great job each time. I fully endorse Jack Venturi.

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  • Larry Van Roberts

    After getting to know Jack while spending three weeks with him at Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, I found Jack to be not only a great lawyer, but also a person of integrity. I highly endorse Jack.

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Contact info

Jack Venturi & Associates

247 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive197506/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Criminal Defense Lawyer of the YearMiddlesex County Bar Association2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateWilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.C.1979 - 1981
Public DefenderUnion County1976 - 1979
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of ConnecticutN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Super Saturday Annual Seminars Trial DynamicsConfession Cases, and Drug DefensesN/A
Innovative Jury Voir DireContinuing EducationN/A
Cross Examining Expert WitnessesContinuing EducationN/A
Criminal Trial PreparationContinuing EducationN/A
Criminal Defense TechniquesCriminal DefenseN/A