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Jersey City, NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

781 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Jersey City, NJ area.

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Jersey City has 781 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 6034 Reviews

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    Thomas Carroll Blauvelt

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    By Appointment Only:
    2500 Plaza 5, Harborside Financial Center - 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ
    367 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
    Former Prosecutor. Super Lawyers List 2015 - 2023. Over 350 Five Star Reviews. 10/10 Superb Rating. Call Me 24/7 @ 877-293-6022!

    Practice area
    35% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 25% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

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    NJ, Active since 1994
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    Joel Silberman

    The Law Offices of Joel Silberman, LLC
    549 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    All Federal, State and Municipal criminal matters.

    Practice area
    60% Criminal Defense, 25% Civil Rights, 10% DUI & DWI and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 2006
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    Adrienne Doreen Edward

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    The Law Office of Adrienne D. Edward, P.C.
    549 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
    Compassionate, innovative, & results-driven. Demonstrated successful trial record.
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    William A Proetta

    Proetta & Oliver
    242 10th Street, Suite 103, Jersey City, NJ
    94 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
    I have been exclusively practicing Criminal & DWI Defense since graduating Seton Hall Law in 2009. After several years of owning my own law firm and then working in different partnership roles, I co-founded Proetta & Oliver, LLC along with my lega...
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    Michael J Pastacaldi

    Law Office of Michael Pastacaldi Llc
    35 Journal Square, Suite 405, Jersey City, NJ
    41 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Michael Pastacaldi is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Pastacaldi served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Mark Falk, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Pa...
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    Keith Hirschorn

    Law Offices of Keith Hirschorn, PC
    111 Town Square Place, Suite 1203, Jersey City, NJ
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    Review: He kept me out of jail and got my charges reduced to near nothing. He did exactly what he was hired to do.
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    Bertram C. Okpokwasili III

    Law Office of Bertram C. Okpokwasili
    c/o &CO, 201 Montgomery Street,, 2nd floor, Suite 263, Jersey City, NJ
    12 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
    Review: I wholeheartedly recommend Bertram for anyone seeking legal counsel. His extensive knowledge of the law, coupled with exceptional communication skills, makes them a standout choice. Bertram is not only responsive and patient but also a caring pers...
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    Anthony Carbone

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    Law Offices of Anthony Carbone
    12 Oakland Ave, Jersey City, NJ
    25 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    We will help you make the right moves during your case to promote the best the outcome for you.

    Practice area
    10% Criminal Defense, 50% Personal Injury, 20% Family and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     20 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 1988
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    Stephanie McClure

    S.MCCLURE, LLC
    Private Law Office, Jersey City, NJ
    8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Excellece. Integrity. Results. Call now to experience the difference. . As a former Hudsn County Prosecutor, cases I fought garnered national news media, including stories featured on Fox, CNN, and ABC news. Now, in private practice, I can fight f...
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    Anthony J. Vecchio

    By Appointment Only
    2500 Plaza 5, Harborside Financial Center, Suite 2500, Jersey City, NJ
    88 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    My entire career has been dedicated to defending those accused of crimes, DWI, serious motor vehicle violations, and the rights of victims of crimes and accidents. I have prosecuted, defended, or appealed cases ranging from municipal court matters...
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    Rubin M Sinins

    Jersey City Office
    35 Journal Square, Suite 525, Jersey City, NJ
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    As both a certified criminal trial attorney and certified civil trial attorney, a distinction held by fewer than 40 attorneys, Rubin Sinins represents individual and corporate clients in a host of legal contexts. His litigation experience is wide-...
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    Brian J Neary

    Law Offices of Bran J. Neary, Esq.
    Harborside Financial Center Plaza 10 Suite 1201, 3 Second Street, Jersey City, NJ
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 47 years
    Regarded as one of the "go to" criminal defense lawyers in New Jersey, Brian J. Neary devotes his entire practice to the defense of those accused of crimes and serious motor vehicle offenses. Widely known in courthouses and in the press as "the la...
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    Michael P Rubas

    Rubas Law Offices
    549 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
    Michael Peter Rubas is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney and is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of his clients. The firm is a litigation boutique, representing individuals in complex matt...
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    Reza Mazaheri

    Sethi & Mazaheri, LLC
    121 Newark Avenue, 5th Floor, Jersey City, NJ
    57 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    Reza Mazaheri is a founding partner of Sethi Mazaheri, LLC. Mr. Mazaheri represents individuals in immigration and criminal proceedings in New Jersey. His most recent experience as a NJ prosecutor brings trial and litigation expertise in criminal ...
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    Jay D Bhatt

    Bhatt Law Group
    378 Summit Ave, Jersey City, NJ
    16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Attorney Jay Bhatt is the founder of Bhatt Law Group and a lawyer experienced in criminal, traffic, family, and personal injury law. As a New Jersey attorney, I have represented thousands of clients during my career and strive to provide the best ...
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    Maximillian A. Novel

    Novel Law, LLC
    26 Journal Square, Suite 1201, Jersey City, NJ
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 7 years
    Novel Law provides representation in all criminal matters in federal, state and municipal courts throughout New Jersey. No client is turned away based on his or her charges. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime you must ensure that ...
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    Aditya B Surti

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    LAW OFFICES OF ADITYA SURTI, LLC
    10 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    51 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    We represent you with a VISION beyond your LEGAL NEEDS.

    Practice area
    15% Criminal Defense, 50% Immigration, 25% Family and more

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    NJ, Active since 2007
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    Jeffrey Gordon Garrigan

    549 Summit Ave, Jersey City, NJ
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 34 years
    Review: if you ever wanted to feel at ease and understand the law when your mind is going in one million directions...Jeff Garrigan is your new lawyer...great reputation with his peers, judges, prosecuters, etc...great guy all around...Jeff knows the law....
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    Michael J Sluka

    Sluka & Minasian, LLC
    648 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 39 years
    Mr. Sluka has been successfully representing clients for over 25 years and thorougly enjoys getting clients the fantastic results they have come to expect.
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    Gerald D Miller

    Miller, Meyerson & Corbo
    955 West Side Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 59 years
    Review: Mr.Miller & Associates were excellent with my case. I have an extensive background and had two different cases pending. We were able to get everything resolved to a probation sentence! Something everybody thought would be impossible. I’m going to ...

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Nearby Courthouses

Hudson County Administration Building
Superior Court, 595 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 7306
201-748-4400Court Website | Get Directions

William Brennan Courthouse
Superior Court, 583 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 7306
201-748-4400Court Website | Get Directions

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