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Paterson, NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

314 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Paterson, NJ area.

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Paterson has 314 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 3375 Reviews

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    Daniel A Levy

    Raff & Raff, LLP
    30 Church Street, Paterson, NJ
    20 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    It is very unfortunate that I meet most of my clients after something terrible has happened to them - they may have been badly hurt in a car accident, fallen and broke their leg, injured by their doctor, arrested, served with divorce papers, or lo...
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    Stephen Todd Raff

    Raff & Raff, Attorneys at Law
    30 Church Street, Paterson, NJ
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
    Stephen T. Raff, Esq. performed his undergraduate studies at NYU where he graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. He was presented with the school’s Founders Day Award for attaining the highest bracket of scholastic preferment recognized by the University...
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    Maimoon N Mustafa

    Law Offices of Mustafa & Associates, LLC
    1029 Main Street., Paterson, NJ
    15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    I am a solo practitioner and I own a small firm that handles many different areas of the law. We strive to achieve the best possible outcome for each and every client. Whether it's a criminal or traffic matter or a real estate closing, our goal is...
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    Gregory Martin Jachts

    Simon, Sarver, Swetz & Jachts
    One Hundred Hamilton Plaza, Suite 405, Paterson, NJ
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.4 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    Review: Saved my family from crumbling for one bad mistake. Used him now several times. He’s a lifesaver.
  • Shabbir Quresh Shehabuddin

    , Paterson, NJ
    3.5 stars 5 reviews
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Mr. Shehabuddin did an excellant job defending me in my criminal case. He always kept me informed, and returned my phone calls promptly, even if I had a question on the weekend. My case dragged on for 2 years. When I fi...
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    Ron Bar-Nadav

    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    94 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    Hackensack Criminal Defense Attorney - Call (201) 464-2377
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    Carl S. Spector

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Fair Lawn)
    244 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 37 years
    Former Bronx, New York Prosecutor looking to PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS!

    Practice area
    30% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 10% Domestic Violence and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutesRetainerSometimes

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    NJ, Active since 1986
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    Alan M. Bonder

    Alan M. Bonder, LLC
    5 Church St, Paterson, NJ
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    Review: Alan had been the attorney for most of my family (20+years) so without a doubt I went to him for my case. I was hit as a pedestrian by a "Medicaid" insured vehicle which had no bodily injury coverage. Due to not having my own automobile insurance ...
  • Scot D Rosenthal

    Scot D. Rosenthal
    225 E 30th St, Paterson, NJ
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
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    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Scot had represented my son when my son was a minor and was on probation for use of marajuana and then was falsely acused of stealing a ring. Knowing that the stakes were high since my son was already on probation we n...
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    James B Seplowitz

    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    32 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    I am devoted to vigorously defending the accused in a system that is too frequently unjust.
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    Jason Errol Foy

    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    39 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    I am a criminal defense attorney who handles serious cases in NY & NJ at the Federal and State level
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    Jennifer Melissa Mendelsohn

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Glen Rock)
    149 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Need help with traffic tickets, criminal charges or a landlord/tenant dispute? Contact me NOW!

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 60% Speeding & Traffic Ticket, 10% Litigation and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutesHourly Rates$250-285 per hourContingency20%-33%RetainerAlways

    License
    NJ, Active since 2003
  • Joseph A Portelli

    Joseph A. Portelli, Esq.
    155 Union Avenue, Paterson, NJ
    Not yet reviewed
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
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    Warren S Sutnick

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (North Haledon)
    163 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
    We have handled thousands of criminal cases in New Jersey.

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 50% DUI & DWI, 25% Speeding & Traffic Ticket

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 1991
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    Laura Sutnick

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    46 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    Certified Criminal Trial Attorney by the State of New Jersey. Call Now!

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 20% Drug Crime, 15% Sex Crime and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 1992
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    E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Oradell)
    139 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 38 years
    CRIMINAL ACCUSATIONS CARRY SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES. AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE REQUIRES TRIAL EXPERIENCE, CALL TODAY FOR A FREE CONSULT.

    Practice area
    20% Criminal Defense, 27% Personal Injury, 20% DUI & DWI and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutesRetainerSometimes

    License
    NJ, Active since 1985
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    Edward George Appel

    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    67 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    Criminal Defense Free Consultation Payment Plans 29 Years Experience All of NJ

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 20% Expungement

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     15 minutes

    License
    NJ, Active since 1988
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    Carmine LoFaro

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    53 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 34 years
    Experience. Commitment. Unparalleled Success.
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    Peter L Festa

    Law Office of Peter L. Festa, LLC
    418 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 6.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
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    David Jay Glassman

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Paterson (Hackensack)
    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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Passaic County Courthouse
Superior Court, 77 Hamilton St.
Paterson, NJ 07505-2017
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