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  • Michael Johan Melkersen

    Steve is a wonderful attorney. I recently referred to Steve one of my clients (I primarily handle personal injury matters) who was facing some pretty serious charges in New Jersey. Because of a prior conviction, my client needed nothing less than a dismissal of these New Jersey charges or a not-guilty verdict. Steve obtained the needed dismissal. I highly recommend him.


    Michael Melkersen Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • John Robert Gorman

    Steve Altman is a preeminent criminal defense lawyer. He has the universal respect of judges and prosecutors, and obtains great results for his clients. For more than 20 years I have referred to Steve clients and their families who have needed representation in the criminal justice system. I cannot endorse Steve Altman strongly enough. He is the best.


    John Gorman Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Benedict and Altman

247 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ, 089010000

Benedict & Altman

247 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901-3089



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition, Criminal LawSuper Lawyers2006
Best Lawyers in The Field of Criminal DefenseNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2005
Certified Criminal Trial AttorneyN/AN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Middlesex County Bar Association, Criminal Trial Practice CommitteeMember1987 - Present
New Brunswick Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Middlesex County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National District Attorneys AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense LawyersTrustee1995 - 2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
University of BridgeportN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1966

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