Miles R. Feinstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Clifton, NJ

Attorney at Law
 | 1135 Clifton Avenue, Suite 202
Clifton, NJ 07013
Phone: 973-779-1124
Fax: 973-779-9883
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1966
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Miles R. Feinstein received his law degree from Duke University School of Law in 1966, and after a clerkship with the Honorable Morris Pashman he began practicing criminal law. He has tried numerous homicide cases including capital cases and has been the subject of many legal and newspaper articles, including an Associated Press article entitled "Feinstein: His Specialty is Murder." He has represented working people, politicians, police officers, lawyers, doctors, dentists, athletes and celebrities when they have needed criminal defense.

Mr. Feinstein has appeared extensively as an expert commentator on Court TV and on numerous television and radio programs. He has been a lecturer for many bar association groups and civic associations and has lectured and made presentations for years on techniques for successful cross-examinations.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%)

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2020

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About Miles Feinstein

Admitted: 1966, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • AV rating, from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Man of the Year -  Passaic Civic Independent Organization
  • "Star Ledger's Inside New Jersey Magazine's Top Rated Lawyers
  • "National Trial Lawyers" Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • National Directory of Criminal Lawyers
  • Best Lawyer in America
  • Passaic "Bad Guys" charitable Association Humanitarian Award
  • Nationwide Bail Bonds Award
  • Class LLC Seminars Award for being Classmate of Distinction
  • UNICO National Award for Distinguished Service
  • Medal - Living Legend in Criminal Law
  • Man of the year, Boy Scouts of America - Passaic chapter
  • Three awards - from local & county PBA organizations, including the silver shield, the highest civilian honor
  • Chairman Passaic County March of Dimes
  • American Cancer Society - Man of the Year Humanitarian Award
  • Man of the Year - Passaic Heart Fund

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1968
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1967
  • New Jersey, 1966
  • Board of Governor, American Association for Justice
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of Passaic County
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Passaic County Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
  • Member, American Association for Justice

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Meadowlands Seminar - N.J. Association of Justice - Mock trial of a homicide case, 2011
  • Boardwalk Seminar- Atlantic City, N.J. Association of Justice-Criminal Law, 2011
  • ACDL-N.J.- Super Saturday seminars and numerous other seminars regarding all aspects of Criminal law
  • Criminal Motion Practice - Institute of CLE Seminar
  • Federal Sentencing Guidelines - Institute of CLE Seminar
  • Criminal Practice Forum - Institute of CLE Seminar
  • Litigating a Homicide Case - Institute of CLE Seminar
  • Advanced Cross-Examination - Institute of CLE Seminar
  • Hour to Practice Criminal Law in N.J. and many other seminars I have also instructed law enforcement officers and prosecutors on cross-examination techniques and given demonstrations
  • Criminal Law, Defense by degrees Class LLC; Criminal Procedure-Class LLC
  • DWI Seminars for Class LLC

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, B.A. in History, With Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Henry Rutgers Scholar, Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honor Society
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Office Location for Miles R. Feinstein

1135 Clifton Avenue
Suite 202
Clifton, NJ 07013

Phone: 973-779-1124

Fax: 973-779-9883

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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