Morristown Criminal Defense Attorney
Criminal and DWI Lawyers in Morris County, New Jersey
If you have been arrested and charged with a crime in Morris County, New Jersey, the consequences can be severe. Morris County prosecutors are among the toughest in the state – they will not hesitate to seek the maximum penalties in criminal and DWI cases. A criminal conviction for a crime of any kind can ruin your life. Your freedom may be at stake. Your financial security could be at risk. Without the proper legal representation, a criminal charge can tarnish your permanent record. The wrong outcome to your case can negatively impact you and your family for the rest of your lives.
Statistically speaking, hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer might be your only hope of avoiding the most serious criminal penalties and potentially getting the charges against you dismissed entirely. A criminal charge in Morris County, NJ must not be taken lightly. You not only need effective legal defense; you should demand it. The Tormey Law Firm is a team of skilled and experienced Morris County criminal defense lawyers who understand the importance of vigorously defending you against your charges, and we are dedicated to protecting your rights both in and out of the courtroom.
Unmatched Credentials Drive Superior Results
Perhaps most importantly, our attorneys are prepared to defend you in Morris County courtrooms. Simply put, our credentials in Morris County are unmatched. Travis J. Tormey, our firm’s founding partner, has an impressive track record of successfully defending clients charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses throughout Morris County, as well as in New Jersey state and federal courts. Prior to founding the Tormey Law Firm, Mr. Tormey served honorably and with distinction with the United States Attorney’s Office under now-governor Chris Christie. Mr. Tormey also worked for two of the largest criminal defense law firms in the state, representing clients in both Superior Court and Municipal Court.
Mr. Tormey’s legal expertise has also been recognized in several media outlets. The Asbury Park Press cited Mr. Tormey as a legal authority on Megan’s Law Registration Requirements and sexual offenses in New Jersey. The Bergen Record requested Mr. Tormey’s expert legal opinion on luring offenses in New Jersey. And the Daily Record featured Mr. Tormey in an article on shoplifting and the immigration consequences of a shoplifting conviction. He is is also an Alcotest 7110 certified DWI defense lawyer, having earned the distinction of being one of only a handful of attorneys in New Jersey to be certified in the operation and maintenance of the state’s official breath-testing machine, the Draeger Alcotest 7110. Because of his impressive background and experience, Mr. Tormey is always fully prepared to challenge the admissibility of the breath-testing results in your case.
In fact, all of our criminal defense attorneys have impressive legal backgrounds. Christopher Perry, one of our partners, was named a SuperLawyer Rising Star in the area of criminal defense in 2018. Our trial team also includes a former Morris County Assistant Prosecutor and Special Deputy Attorney General who has successfully handled many high-profile criminal cases. Having a former Morris County prosecutor on staff gives us a huge edge in the courtroom because we know how the other side thinks. We have unique insight into prosecutorial strategies and, as a result, we are able to anticipate the prosecution’s arguments in your case. This also provides us with a major advantage when negotiating with the prosecutor in your case. Ultimately, with our lawyers’ experience on both sides of the New Jersey criminal justice system, we are able to devise comprehensive and effective defense strategies that position our clients for the most favorable results.
Mr. Tormey received the AVVO clients choice awards in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He was also named one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 In New Jersey in 2014 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and heralded as one of the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 in the Nation in 2014 by the National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2016, Mr. Tormey was named one of the Top 10 Criminal Lawyers in the State of NJ by the American Jurist Institute.
Defending Clients in Morris County NJ
Our experienced criminal defense attorneys are committed to ensuring that your rights are protected during every phase of the legal process. We use our negotiation skills to successfully resolve many of our clients’ cases without ever needing to go to trial. To this end, we have developed a series of advanced defense strategies that we use to challenge the evidence in your case. Our attorneys always begin by reviewing the evidence to determine whether its admissibility can be challenged. If at all possible, we will seek to get the evidence thrown out in court and the charges against you dismissed.
Even if there are no suppression issues in your case, our attorneys will attempt to resolve your case so that you avoid the most serious penalties. If possible, we will negotiate with the prosecutor to reduce or potentially dismiss the charges against you. We may be able to negotiate probation or another alternative sentencing solution. In certain circumstances, we will get you admitted into a diversionary program such as the Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) program. This will depend on your prior record and the degree of the charges you face. If you qualify for a diversionary program, the charges against you could be dismissed upon successful completion of the program. Finally, if your case does end up going to trial, our battle-tested attorneys will fight to secure you a win in the courtroom. When we are in your corner, you can rest-assured that any and all available options will be investigated, explained, and aggressively pursued to achieve the best possible outcome.
Contact an Experienced Morris County Defense Lawyer for a Free Consultation
When you choose the Tormey Law Firm, you are ensuring that your rights will be protected. Our skilled Morris County criminal defense lawyers will guide you through every step of the legal process and we know what it takes to get a win in the courtroom. Contact us today for a free consultation. You can call us at (908) 336-5008 or toll free at (866) 949-6948, or you can use the online contact form. A member of our criminal defense team will be happy to review the facts of your case and answer any questions you might have about your charges. We can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We have an office conveniently located in Morristown, so we are always available for an in-person consultation to answer your questions, to address your concerns, and to discuss any aspect of your case.
You can also check out our Morris County blog, the Morristown Criminal Law Post, a respected legal resource that has been cited by AOL News. The blog provides news alerts and frequent updates on important criminal cases in Morristown, Parsippany, Dover, Mount Olive, and throughout Morris County.