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Criminal And DWI Lawyer In Chatham, New Jersey

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criminal conviction in Chatham, NJ could have devastating consequences for your life. Depending on the specific charges against you and the circumstances of your case, you could be looking at prison time and a permanent criminal record that will haunt you even after your jail sentence is completed. In fact, in the internet era, a criminal record will likely be easily accessible by your future employers, your friends, and your family members. That’s why it is so important that you have the right lawyers standing by you throughout the legal process and fighting on your behalf to help you avoid a conviction.

If you face criminal charges in Chatham Borough or Chatham Township, NJ, the best decision you can make is to contact the experienced lawyers at James M. Porfido, Attorney at Law, LLC. Our skilled attorneys will examine the details of your case and start building a strong defense.

Chatham Criminal Attorney Can Help If You’ve Been Charged with a Crime or DWI Offense

James M. Porfido will be your advocate in and out of the courtroom. Attorney Porfido has successfully defended clients against all types of criminal charges in Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, including:

  • Drug Charges
  • Assault Offenses
  • Theft Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Traffic Violations
  • Disorderly Persons Offenses
  • Firearms & Weapons Charges
  • Sex Crimes
  • Internet Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Parole Probation Violations
  • Post-Conviction Options

If you’ve been arrested and charged with a crime, disorderly persons offense, or DWI violation in Chatham, NJ, let experienced New Jersey criminal lawyer James Porfido defend you and help you avoid the most severe penalties.

Why Choose Chatham Criminal Lawyer James Porfido?

Chatham attorney James Porfido has more than 29 years of experience in the New Jersey criminal justice system, including eight years as a Morris County prosecutor. Since Attorney Porfido began exclusively focusing on criminal defense, he has been selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyer every year from 2008 to 2017. The Super Lawyer designation means that James M. Porfido is recognized by his peers and others in the legal community for having attained a high level of success and professional achievement.

The attorneys at James M. Porfido, Attorney at Law, LLC have worked on both sides of criminal cases – as prosecutors and as defense attorneys. Now we are dedicated to representing individuals who face criminal charges in Superior Court and Municipal Court in New Jersey. When you hire James Porfido and his legal team, you can expect immediate assistance and quick responses to any questions you might have about your case. You are never just a name or a number to us. We will do everything possible to help you win and avoid getting a criminal conviction on your permanent record.

Contact a Skilled Chatham, New Jersey Criminal & DWI Attorney About Your Case

Were you arrested and charged with a crime or DWI offense in Chatham, New Jersey? The skilled legal team at James M. Porfido, Attorney at Law, LLC can help you fight the charges. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation about your case and start exploring your legal options.

About Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, NJ

Chatham Borough and Chatham Township are both located in Morris County, NJ and, together, are known as “The Chathams.” Chatham Borough has a population of just under 9,000 residents and a geographic area of 2.4 square miles, while Chatham Township has a population of more than 10,000 residents and a total geographic area of approximately 9.4 square miles. Both municipalities are located in the eastern section of Morris County, roughly 25 miles west of Manhattan.
Chatham Borough has been recognized as a “pedestrian-friendly community” because of its limited geographic area, an easily accessible commercial and business district located in the heart of the borough, and a railroad/train station that is within walking distance of any part of the borough and that can be used to travel to Hoboken Terminal and NY Penn Station. Chatham Township residents also use the Chatham station for transportation and commuting.

Chatham Borough and Chatham Township share certain public services, such as a school district (the School District of the Chathams), a library (the Library of The Chathams), an emergency medical response squad (the Chatham Emergency Squad), and a municipal court (known as the Borough of Madison Joint Municipal Court and shared with Madison Borough, Harding Township, and Morris Township).


Opinions From Those Who Matter Most
  • “Mr. Porfido came highly recommended to me when I found myself in need of representation in Federal court. I was impressed by his legal skill & knowledge. It was also apparent to me through this process that he was highly respected by his peers.”

    - M.M.
  • “Mr. Porfido always followed up and answered my emails and calls no matter the time. He also showed great compassion and concern for me and my children through the whole case and even after.”

    - N.K.
  • “James is by far the best attorney I’ve worked and I have referred friends and family to the Porfido Law Firm for years. The staff is extra friendly and James helped my friend with his expungement which allowed him to get the job he wanted after colle”

    - R.M.
  • “I've used his services on two occasions and each time his entire staff was very helpful, professional and swift in handling my situation, I couldn't have asked for a better outcome and I absolutely highly recommend James!”

    - T.A.
  • “Great experience. Handles himself extremely well in front of the judge. Very knowledgeable and gets the job done. Would highly recommend him to my friends.”

    - J.R.

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    We have worked both sides of criminal cases. We are committed to helping individuals who face criminal charges.

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    • For clients dealing with domestic violence, addiction and more, we will connect you with experts to ensure you get the help you need
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