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Joseph R. Donahue

Joseph R. Donahue

Law Offices of Joseph R. Donahue, LLC - NJ Criminal Defense/Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • New Jersey
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I am a Former Prosecutor in the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office and have been a Criminal Defense Attorney based in Bergen County since 1998. As an Assistant Prosecutor I Served as the Chief of the Criminal Investigations Squad and as the Assistant Trial Chief for the Office. I practice Criminal Defense, DWI/DUI defense, TROs/FROs (Restraining Orders), Domestic Violence and Expungements, primarily in Northern New Jersey's State, Federal and Municipal Courts. I am a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney; a Top 100 Trial Lawyer - NJ; a Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense; and I carry a "Superb 10" Rating in Avvo.

Georgetown University Law Center
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Boston University
MBA | Finance
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Georgetown University
B.S. (1981)
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Professional Experience
Law Offices of Joseph R. Donahue, LLC
- Current
Brickfield & Donahue
Litigation Associate
Reed Smith, LLP
Litigation Associate
Waters, McPherson, McNeill, PC
Assistant Prosecutor
Bergen County Prosecutor's Office
Chief Criminal Investigations Squad; Assistant Chief, Trial Section
Certified Criminal Trial Attorney
New Jersey Supreme Court
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - New Jersey
The National Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyer - Criminal Defense
Super Lawyers
Chair, District IIB Attorney Ethics Committee
New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
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Bergen County Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Juvenile Law
White Collar Crime
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Law Offices of Joseph R. Donahue, LLC
135 Prospect Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Telephone: (201) 574-7919
Fax: (201) 488-9559
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Saturday and Sunday by appointment only.