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Serious criminal charges

require a serious defense

Our firm has extensive experience

in a broad range of legal practice, including: state and federal criminal defense, DUI/DWI, white collar crimes, state and federal appeals, commercial litigation, legal ethics, among others.

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Skilled Lawyers Dedicated to Protecting the Legal Rights of Clients in New Jersey

Named one of the 50 most interesting people in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine, our founding attorney, Alan L. Zegas has received some of the highest accolades that are awarded to members of the legal profession, including consistently receiving the highest available AV rating that the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell rating service awards.  Named one of the top ten criminal defense lawyers in Northern New Jersey by Digital Press International, Mr. Zegas has devoted his practice to providing the highest possible quality legal representation to clients from all walks of life. 

U.S. News and World Report and The Best Lawyers in American have recognized the skilled legal counsel provided by our lawyers at Zegas Law as recently as 2019, when it included our firm in the top rankings in three distinct practice areas: Criminal Law: White Collar Defense, Criminal Law: Non-White Collar Defense and Appellate Practice.  We have also consistently been recognized among the “Super Lawyers” of New Jersey, which uses a peer-review system to evaluate the level of skill exhibited by a practicing attorney. Logo

Alan L. Zegas and his skilled associates have devoted a substantial portion of their practice to criminal defense, both at the state level in New York and New Jersey and at the federal level.  We also have the substantial experience and resources necessary to help clients favorably resolve complex commercial litigation matters. We are passionate about helping our clients achieve the most successful outcome possible in all cases, whether through building strong and creative criminal defense strategies or offering innovative solutions based on our years of legal experience handling a wide range of civil and criminal matters.

Cases Zegas Law Handles in North Jersey

At Zegas Law, we regularly handle a wide variety of cases before the New Jersey Supreme Court, the New Jersey Appellate Division, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  In addition to our commercial litigation practice, we have mounted successful defense strategies for clients accused of:

Regardless of the crime alleged, our lawyers are dedicated to treating every one of our clients with dignity and respect and crafting the strongest available defense strategy.  We are committed to helping our clients understand every available option and to ensuring that our clients make informed decisions in their case, which may include participation in one of New Jersey’s diversionary programs, such as pre-trial intervention, to avoid prosecution and conviction entirely if possible.

Reasons to Hire Zegas Law

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ranked as top 100 nj lawyers in

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ranked as a top law firm in

the best lawyers in america

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has been involved in some of the most

prominent cases

litigated throughout the country

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has been quoted as a legal expert in

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and other publications

Tenacious Criminal Defense Lawyers Committed to Exploring Every Option for Clients Accused of Crimes in Northern New Jersey

At Zegas Law, our tenacious and results-driven lawyers have successfully helped hundreds of clients achieve the most favorable outcomes possible in cases involving an extremely diverse array of issues.  Examples of the types of high-profile cases we handle in North Jersey and New York include:

Our attorneys are also actively involved in the legal community, and our commitment to remaining at the cutting edge of legal practice shows through in our substantial involvement in legal education and scholarship, including participation by our founding attorney, Mr. Zegas, in:

Skilled North Jersey Defense Lawyers Provide a Confidential Consultation for Every Potential Client

At Zegas Law, we are passionate about ensuring that every client gets the highest quality legal representation available.  By remaining actively involved in the legal community, we are able to follow through on our commitment to crafting the strongest available defense for all of our clients who have been accused of crimes in New York and Northern New Jersey.  Our advocacy has resulted in hundreds of published legal opinions—when you choose Zegas Law as your legal counsel, you can rest assured that we will work tirelessly to leave no stone unturned in protecting your future and your freedom.

We provide all potential clients with a fully confidential consultation so that you can learn what we have to offer, so call or contact our office today.  We serve clients in Morris County, Union County, Essex County and throughout Northern New Jersey.