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As the founder of the Law Offices of Alan L. Zegas in Chatham, New Jersey, Alan L. Zegas has had a long and distinguished career defending his clients against a wide range of criminal charges. Serving residents throughout the state of New Jersey, as well as in New York, he provides high-quality defense counsel and representation to those with legal needs related to the following:
· Federal criminal charges
· Drug offenses
· Sex offenses
· White collar crime
Mr. Zegas received his Juris Doctor with honors from Rutgers Law School in 1981, and the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year. Additionally, Mr. Zegas is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nationally recognized for his extensive knowledge and experience in criminal law, several publications have cited Mr. Zegas and he has appeared on numerous television and radio programs throughout the country. He has also published numerous articles and delivered lectures on criminal, civil and appellate trial practices. Moreover, he has served as adjunct professor for Rutgers Law School and regularly conducts lectures for The Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Throughout his 35-year career, Mr. Zegas has served as lead or co-counsel on several high-profile and landmark cases, including one that set new standards for law enforcement to follow in cases involving sexual assault. Furthermore, he secured acquittals in federal court for two well-known political figures, one of whom was the former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi.
In recognition for his service and dedication to his practice, Mr. Zegas has received many awards and honors, including an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 3/24/2017