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    2500 Plaza 5, Harborside Financial Center - 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Former Prosecutor. Super Lawyers List 2015 - 2021. 10/10 Superb Rating. Call Me 24/7 @ 877-293-6022
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    Practice area
    26% Criminal defense, 25% DUI and DWI, 24% Speeding and traffic ticket, and more.

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    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

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    NJ, Active since 1994

  • Law Office of Eric M. Mark
    121 Newark Ave., Suite 515, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I believe everyone deserves a chance. Everyone deserves achance to defend himself or herself and explain what needs to be explained. Ihave spent a lot of time overseas and have many friends and family from othercountries. When I describe the oppor...
  • Proetta & Oliver
    242 10th Street, Suite 103, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    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...
  • Law Office of Michael Pastacaldi Llc
    665 Newark Avenue, Suite 403, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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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    Sethi & Mazaheri, LLC
    121 Newark Avenue, 5th Floor, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I specialize in immigration law, including deportation, family immigration, and artist visas. Call (646) 970-1876
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    Practice area
    20% Criminal defense, 40% Immigration, 20% Asylum, and more.

    License
    NJ, Active since 2007

  • Jersey City Office
    665 Newark Avenue, Suite 402, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  Attention 
    Licensed
    My main strength is my trial experience. I spent many years trying complex criminal cases for every type of criminal offense. I do not worry about being taken advantage of in plea negotiations because I have the confidence to go to trial on any ca...
  • Law Offices of Keith Hirschorn, PC
    111 Town Square Place, Suite 1203, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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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    2500 Plaza 5, Harborside Financial Center, Suite 2500, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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...
  • Law Office of Bertram C. Okpokwasili
    c/o &CO, 201 Montgomery Street,, 2nd floor, Suite 263, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Licensed
    Review: “He was my lawyer on 2 occasions and in those two opportunities he fought 100% for my case and for me to come out in liberation, I recommend him as a lawyer as a person and as a friend, Thank you Bertram God bless you”
  • Law Offices of Bran J. Neary, Esq.
    Harborside Financial Center Plaza 10 Suite 1201, 3 Second Street, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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 l...
  • Willis & Novel, LLC
    26 Journal Square, Suite 1201, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Willis & Novel provide vigorous 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...
  • Jersey City Office
    35 Journal Square, Suite 525, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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-...
  • S.MCCLURE, LLC
    Private Law Office, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Excellece.  Integrity.  Results.  Call now to experience the difference. 646-417-8380. 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...
  • Rubas Law Offices
    549 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 9.4  
    Licensed
    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...
  • 549 Summit Ave, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 9.4  
    Licensed
    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 ar...
  • Bhatt Law Group
    378 Summit Ave, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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 ...
  • Sluka & Minasian, LLC
    648 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 8.6  
    Licensed
    Mr. Sluka has been successfully representing clients for over 25 years and thorougly enjoys getting clients the fantastic results they have come to expect. 
  • Law Offices of Anthony Carbone
    12 Oakland Ave, Jersey City, NJ
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    For more than 30 years, Jersey City injury lawyer Anthony Carbone has successfully practiced personal injury, family law, and criminal defense in New Jersey. He is the sole practitioner at his firm but has a large support staff of paralegals, lega...