Morristown Criminal Lawyer

Defending Those Accused of Crimes in Northern New Jersey

Morristown criminal defense attorney James M. Porfido has nearly 25 years of experience in the field of criminal law. He is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney and has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list for his criminal defense work by New Jersey Monthly. He is a former prosecutor who now uses his knowledge of the system to defend clients charged with a wide range of crimes.

What Charges Are You Facing?

Under Mr. Porfido's leadership, our firm mounts strong, intelligent defenses on behalf of the charged with:

  • Juvenile crimes ranging from underage drinking and MIP (N.J.S.A. 2C:33-15 and 2C:33-16) to criminal mischief and property crimes
  • Drug charges involving illicit drugs like cocaine or meth, as well as prescription drugs
  • White collar crimes, including fraud, racketeering, embezzlement and more
  • Traffic violations such as driving while suspended, reckless driving and driving without insurance
  • DUI/DWI, whether you are a first-time or repeat offender
  • Theft crimes, including burglary, robbery and related charges such as breaking and entering
  • Internet crimes such as identity theft, child pornography and more
  • Sex crimes, including rape, sexual assault, prostitution, solicitation and many other accusations
  • Gun and weapon charges, including felon in possession and assault with a deadly weapon

Post-Conviction Relief

If you have a criminal conviction in your past and it is holding you back, we may be able to help you clean up your record through an expungement. Similarly, if you feel you were convicted in error, talk to us about the possibility of appealing the decision.

Contact a Morris County Criminal Attorney

If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime in northern New Jersey, call attorney James M. Porfido right away to learn about your rights. Call 973-828-0811 or toll free 877-760-4138. You can also contact us online. Mr. Porfido can visit you in jail if you are incarcerated.

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