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Former Prosecutors Turned
Certified Criminal Trial Lawyers
Leading Criminal Defense Attorneys in Bergen County
At Brickfield & Donahue, our defense lawyers are passionate advocates for the preservation of our clients’ rights and interests. When we handle a criminal law matter, we provide the highest standard of legal care defined by courteous, tailored, and highly responsive service.
What sets our firm apart?
- Insider knowledge as former prosecutors
- Trial-tested advocates
- Highly rated attorneys by peers and clients
- Decades of proven experience and results
- Certified Criminal Trial Lawyers by the New Jersey Supreme Court (less than 1% of NJ attorneys earn this designation)
Our elite criminal defense lawyers have extensive knowledge of local courts and procedures. Having served as former prosecutors, Attorneys Paul B. Brickfield and Joseph R. Donahue have a deep understanding of the inner workings of prosecutors’ offices and how they perceive particular offenses, how prosecutors assemble cases and the mitigating and aggravating factors that are important to prosecutors. This insider knowledge better enables our firm to grasp the strengths and weaknesses of a case and anticipate the type of approach a prosecutor may take.
Our Unique Approach
The objective of our attorneys is to put our client in the best possible position. Our first goal is always to obtain a case dismissal or acquittal when possible. If this is not achieved, we seek to minimize any criminal or collateral consequences through all possible legal means.
If a plea agreement is considered, we evaluate the full impact of a plea agreement on our clients, including alternative sentencing options and measures that can minimize the impact on our client’s records.
Our attorneys are resolute advocates who never hesitate to take a case to trial if they feel it is in the best interests of a client. We work diligently and aggressively to preserve our clients’ rights at all phases of a case.
Defending Clients Across State & Federal Courts in New Jersey
Based in Bergen County, our law firm regularly represents clients accused of criminal charges in:
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
As Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Attorney Brickfield and Attorney Donahue are prepared to fight for your rights. Start today with a free consultation.
Call (201) 574-7919 to get started.