New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers

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AV-Rated* Criminal Law Attorneys

All criminal charges are serious. There are no trivial criminal cases, from simple assault to premeditated murder. The law firm of Furlong and Krasny has focused on criminal defense and DUI cases, providing competent representation for criminal charges, from the straightforward to the complex, for clients throughout New Jersey.

Jack Furlong and Scott Krasny are AV Preeminent peer review rated* lawyers heading a firm with over 70 years of combined experience in criminal law. They are both Certified as Criminal Trial Attorneys by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Our offices are located in West Trenton, New Jersey, and we serve clients throughout the state. Feel free to contact us to schedule an appointment to discuss your charges.

We have no small clients or small cases. Each is important.

Our New Jersey Criminal Defense Practice

We appear primarily in New Jersey courts, but also maintain a thriving nationwide criminal defense practice for federal offenses. We are equipped to handle criminal charges in all state and federal courts, including corresponding issues such as civil forfeiture and loss of licensing or employment. These include the most searched for classes of criminal cases, which are often categorized:

Because criminal law intersects with civil and administrative proceedings, we urge prospective clients to broaden their search parameters. For example, a public employee charged with sexual impropriety may face criminal charges, from imprisonment to lifetime supervision as a registered sex offender, a civil suit for money damages filed by an alleged victim, and administrative action covering both job forfeiture and loss of pension. This level of complexity and exposure requires more than entering a plea of not guilty: you'll need skilled trial lawyers with extraordinary peripheral vision.

Firsthand Knowledge Of Prosecutorial Tactics

Lawyers at Furlong and Krasny have served as state, county, and municipal prosecutors, county counsel, even clerked for criminal part judges. Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of prosecutorial and police procedures throughout the state. This means we know prosecutors' weaknesses, as well as strengths, usually before they do.

Proven Trial Strategies And Intensive Preparation Techniques

We have tried literally hundreds of cases to verdict, with a remarkably high rate of success. While past performance is no guarantee of future results, it does illuminate our reputation for going to trial, and winning. In fact, we assume every case is going to trial. We prepare that way, and our preparation brings results.

A Highly Regarded Resource For The Community And Other Lawyers

Furlong and Krasny is well known among legal professionals and the general public. Our attorneys are frequently asked to give their views in the media, and routinely submit articles and briefs for publication in both legal and general interest outlets. We invite you to review those publications for insight into our reasoning abilities and how we handle high profile cases.

We Represent You From The Beginning To The End Of Your Case

We believe in preparation. We are ready to represent you from the day you first call our law firm. If you select us to be your lawyers, we will stand by you until the day your interactions with the criminal justice system come to an end. Our work does not necessarily end when a verdict is returned. Our appellate and post-conviction practice can carry your case through the New Jersey Supreme Court or U.S. Supreme Court if the situation warrants.

If you would like to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your criminal charges, contact our attorneys at your convenience.

* AV Preeminent is the highest rating awarded. AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.