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Newark, NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

495 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Newark, NJ area.

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    Eric M. Mark

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    Law Office of Eric M. Mark
    201 Washington St., Newark, NJ
    183 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    I believe everyone deserves a chance. Everyone deserves a chance to defend himself or herself and explain what needs to be explained. I have spent a lot of time overseas and have many friends and family from other countries. When I describe the op...

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 60% Immigration

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     5 minutesHourly Rates$325-450 per hour

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    NJ, Active since 2005
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    Joseph D Rotella

    Joseph D. Rotella
    24 Commerce St., Suite 1726, Newark, NJ
    57 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 37 years
    Protecting Your Rights with EXPERT Representation. Call Today.
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    David Jay Glassman

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    Newark Office
    1 Gateway Center, Suite 2600, Newark, NJ
    59 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 43 years
    Former Prosecutor & Deputy Attorney General; 38 Years Experience; Rated Top 100 Trial Lawyer

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 25% Federal Crime, 20% Sex Crime and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 1980
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    Kevin C Orr

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    33 Washington Street, Suite 1010, Newark, NJ
    25 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
    Kevin C. Orr received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, and a B.S. in ceramic engineering from Alfred University. Mr. Orr is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the State of Ne...
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    Travis J Tormey

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    The Tormey Law Firm
    1 Gateway Center, Ste. 2600, Newark, NJ
    125 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    AVVO clients choice award for 5 straight years; Award top 10 Criminal Lawyer in New Jersey by AJI

    Practice area
    20% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 10% Domestic Violence and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 2007
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    Franz Cobos

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    Cobos Law Firm
    17 Academy Street, Suite 312, Newark, NJ
    149 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
    2023 Avvo Client's Choice Attorney. Dedicated, Trusted, and Experienced: When It Matters Most, Call Us.

    Practice area
    10% Criminal Defense, 25% Family, 25% Divorce & Separation and more

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    NJ, Active since 2004
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    Rachel L. Kugel

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    The Kugel Law Firm
    One Gateway Center, Suite 2600, Newark, NJ
    105 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    I don't judge you, I don't lecture you, I defend you. Flat fees and payment plans available!

    Practice area
    10% Criminal Defense, 90% DUI & DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 2005
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    Howard Woodley Bailey

    Law Office of H W Bailey, LLC
    24 Commerce Street, Suite 1000, Newark, NJ
    32 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 36 years
    NJ Criminal Trial Attorney. Experienced Criminal Defense to Protect Your Rights.
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    Robert J DeGroot

    Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot
    56 Park Place., Newark, NJ
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 51 years
    Rely on experienced lawyers for a tenacious defense against damaging criminal charges.
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    Georgina Giordano Pallitto

    Pallitto Law, LLC
    475 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, NJ
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
    Certifed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney.
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    Dmitriy Shakhnevich

    The Law Firm of Dmitriy Shakhnevich
    972 Broad Street, Suite 602, Newark, NJ
    14 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
    Dmitriy Shakhnevich represents clients in criminal cases and matters in civil litigation. He is the founder of The Law Firm of Dmitriy Shakhnevich, based in downtown Manhattan.
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    Daniel A Serratelli

    The Serratelli Law Firm
    405 Lafayette Street, 1st Floor, Newark, NJ
    44 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    "We always have your back." "We will FIGHT for you." While we pride ourselves on our integrity and reputation. At this point in time we are often able to work out cases and get the desired/most favorable results for our clients without a fight. Ho...
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    Michael Angelo Baldassare

    Baldassare & Mara, LLC
    570 Broad Street,, Suite 900, Newark, NJ
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
    Review: Mr. Baldassare is an exceptional and brilliant attorney. He understands and respects his client's feelings and emotions, besides giving them everything he has in the way of the best defense. He helped me tremendously and I will always be indebted ...
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    Rubin M Sinins

    Newark Office
    201 Washington Street, Newark, 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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    Husain A Gatlin

    Law Office of Husain A. Gatlin
    59 Market Street, Newark, NJ
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    Review: I want to say that the positive reviews are well deserved. Mr. Gatlin and his office staff were a pleasure to work with. They were very detailed and professional in every aspect of my case. They made sure all of my questions were answered and that...
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    Thomas Edward Moseley

    Thomas E. Moseley
    One Gateway Center, Suite 2600, Newark, NJ
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 50 years
    Creative solutions for difficult cases. Call today.
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    David L Soffer

    Law Office of David L. Soffer, LLC
    45 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    David Soffer has been practicing law in New Jersey since 2005. As a former Assistant Prosecutor, he has unique insight into the criminal justice system and can effectively guide his clients through the often daunting process of criminal prosecutio...
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    Savyon Grant

    Savy Grant (pool attorney)
    31 Clinton St, Newark, NJ
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    Savyon Grant, Esq. Associates An outstanding former public defender, accomplished criminal defense attorney in a number of high-profile cases and real estate lawyer serving the tri-state area: those are the three quality legal representatives in o...
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    Matthew Michael Pustay

    Pustay & Wells LLC
    45 Bleeker St, Newark, NJ
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Matthew Pustay is a founding partner at Pustay & Wells, LLC. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, municipal matters and DUI defense. Matthew was previously a Special Deputy Attorney General, Assistant Prosecutor with the Essex County Prose...
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    Filipe Pedroso

    Pedroso Legal Services LLC
    8 Wilson Ave, Fl. 3, Newark, NJ
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    Over the years I have received many awards and recognitions for exceptional service, client satisfaction and highest ethical standards. The Legal Network has recognized me as “Top Lawyers in New Jersey” several years in a row. I have been invited ...

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Essex County Historic Courthouse
Superior Court, 470 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Newark, NJ 7102
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Essex County Veterans Courthouse
Superior Court, 50 West. Market St.
Newark, NJ 7102
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