John J. Roberts

560 Main Street
Chatham, NJ 07928-2119
Tel: (973) 635-3366 x202
Fax: (973) 635-0855

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John J. Roberts focuses his practice on criminal defense and civil litigation. He has defended individuals accused of mail and wire fraud, CDS (Controlled Dangerous Substances) offenses, money laundering, and computer-related crimes in U.S. District Courts in New Jersey and New York; insurance fraud, official misconduct, and endangerment in New Jersey State courts; and DUI/refusal, assault, and various traffic offenses in municipal courts throughout New Jersey.

In the civil arena, he has represented government entities, businesses, and individuals in civil rights (§1983), personal injury, wrongful death, breach of contract, employment/hiring discrimination, and home mortgage foreclosure matters.

Before becoming an attorney, John led a successful career as a managing editor for several major publishing houses, working with award-winning authors and editing hundreds of non-fiction books. As managing editor of the Seton Hall Law Review, he edited fifty student-written articles dealing with a wide variety of issues in state and federal law. His experience makes him uniquely qualified to advocate a client’s cause with the written word.

Practice Areas

  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • General Criminal Defense
  • Complex Civil Litigation