Bergen County Criminal Defense Attorney
Whether you face criminal charges of a misdemeanor, felony, or even a federal criminal offense in New Jersey, you can rely on the Law Offices of Joseph R. Donahue, LLC to protect your freedom. Our firm is backed by 30 years of experience. As a former prosecutor, Joseph R. Donahue knows how the government builds a case against defendants.
As a Criminal Trial Specialist Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, our attorney knows how to successfully defend our clients in the courtroom. We can launch the proactive, expert defense you deserve. No criminal charge is too difficult for our experienced legal team. We have garnered perfect 10.0 Superb Ratings from Avvo, and our accolades include the AV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for ethics and skill, as well as selection for inclusion on the list of Super Lawyers®. We have also been named on the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 NJ Lawyers list. When you need to know that you have an exceptional defender at your side, you can count on our criminal defense attorney in NJ. See how we can help you battle for your rights, your liberty, and your future. Get in touch with a Bergen County criminal defense attorney from Law Offices of Joseph R. Donahue, LLC today.
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About Your Bergen County Defense Attorney
Dismissal of Charges for Babysitter Accused of Sexual Assault of Two Children
Client accused of sexually assaulting two children. Compiled exculpatory information through the use of a private investigator which showed inconsistencies in both the victims’ account of the alleged incidents as well as the victims’ mother’s account of the alleged incidents. This exculpatory information led to a no bill by the Grand Jury.
Complete Acquittal for Physician Accused of Sexual MisconductNot guilty verdict in Bergen County Superior Court jury trial obtained on behalf of a physician charged with sexual assault of a minor. Successfully challenged the credibility of the alleged victim and used video of client's statement to police to demonstrate lack of any criminal intent on his part.
Complete Acquittal for Client Charged as a Third Time DWI OffenderComplete acquittal in Municipal Court bench trial obtained on behalf of a client charged with his third DWI. Successfully challenged the field sobriety tests and the Alcotest results by utilizing expert testimony and by challenging flawed police procedure. Client avoided the mandatory 180 day jail sentence and the mandatory 10 year loss of license required under New Jersey law.
Complete Acquittal for Bar Patron Accused of Aggravated Assault
Acquittal in Passaic County Superior Court jury trial obtained on behalf of a patron of a bar charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Successfully challenged identification of bar bouncer and the findings of the treating neurosurgeon.
Complete Acquittal at Jury Trial of Client Accused of Possession of over 1,000 Kilograms of Cocaine and MarijuanaOne of the largest drug seizures by the New Jersey State Police. Successfully challenged testimony of New Jersey State Troopers attempting to convict client of charges that would result in 10 to 20 years in jail.
Charges Dropped for Battered Woman Accused of Numerous Counts of Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly WeaponSecured dismissal for client accused of multiple acts of aggravated assault, assault and terroristic threats upon her ex-husband. Was able to compile information both in the form of documentary and testimonial evidence which established client as a battered woman.
We always strive to put our clients in the best position possible, so our immediate goal is to obtain a case dismissal or acquittal. If this cannot be done, we seek to minimize the consequences by all legal means possible, perhaps by pursuing a plea agreement, which could include alternate sentencing that improves the impact on our client’s record.
Our Bergen County criminal defense attorney is a resolute advocate who never hesitates to take a case to trial if our firm feels it is in the best interests of our client. No matter how complex your charges may be, we have the proven expertise and passion to help you achieve a positive outcome. Discover how we can help you today.
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