Louis Keleher – Morris County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Handling Disorderly Persons and Indictable Criminal Charges with offices in Morristown, NJ

Louis Keleher is a seasoned criminal defense attorney who handles indictable (felony) and disorderly persons (misdemeanor) throughout Morris County including in East Hanover, Parsippany, Roxbury, and Rockaway. With our office located in Morristown, Mr. Keleher appears in Morris County Superior Court on criminal and restraining order cases on a regular basis. For example, in 2o23 Mr. Keleher is handling a simple assault trial in the Florham Park Municipal Court as well as a 3rd degree felony theft case in the Morris County Superior Court.

Mr. Keleher handles any type of criminal offense including weapons charges, drug charges, domestic violence offenses, and traffic violations. He has successfully handled hundreds of criminal cases over the years and can handle your matter from beginning to end, including detention hearings, motions to suppress evidence, trails and appeals.

In the course of his impressive career, Louis has also victoriously appeared before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, including in cases to appeal criminal convictions and pretrial detention orders, as well as motions for reconsideration. His formidable legal experience encompasses courts, tribunals, and arbitrations across the States of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and federal jurisdictions.

Mr. Keleher also handles a wide array of domestic violence related issues including domestic violence restraining order trials, extreme risk protection orders (TERPO), gun permit appeals, and weapons forfeiture issues.

Originally from New Brunswick, Louis has been an outstanding member of the community from his time as an Eagle Scout and ultimately, a Senior Patrol Leader for the Boy Scouts of America. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from Rutgers Law School in 2017, where he also served on behalf of the Rutgers Community & Transactional Lawyering Clinic providing pro bono legal services under the direction of Professor Charles Auffant & Robert Holmes, to indigent clients. In addition, Louis earned the role of Teaching Assistant to Professor Louis Raveson in his joint Evidence and Trial Presentation Class, which allowed him to assist in the instruction of his colleagues on topics such as the Rules of Evidence and the mechanics of litigation.

In his current practice as a zealous legal advocate for clients in a vast array of criminal, restraining order, and weapons forfeiture matters, he appears in courts throughout Morris County. He also continues to dedicate particular focus to the realm of appeals in firearms permitting, criminal, and civil weapons matters.


  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania (pro hac vice)


  • Rutgers Law School, Camden & Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
  •  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science


  • Eagle Scout
  • Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Service Award
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Morristown Location

55 Madison Avenue, Suite 400, Morristown, NJ 07960

(908) 336-5008 Directions

Areas we serve

All of Morris County including Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Chester Borough, Chester Township, Denville Township, Dover, East Hanover Township, Florham Park, Hanover Township, Harding Township, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Long Hill Township, Madison, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township, Mine Hill Township, Mount Arlington, Montville, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Morristown, Mount Olive Township, Mountain Lakes, Netcong, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, Pequannock Township, Randolph, Riverdale, Rockaway Borough, Rockaway Township, Roxbury Township, Victory Gardens, Washington Township, and Wharton.