Miles R. Feinstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Clifton, NJ

Attorney at Law
 | 1135 Clifton Avenue, 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
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI


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    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2020

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    About Miles Feinstein

    Admitted: 1966, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Boardwalk Seminar- Atlantic City, N.J. Association of Justice-Criminal Law, 2011
    • Meadowlands Seminar - N.J. Association of Justice - Mock trial of a homicide case, 2011
    • ACDL-N.J.- Super Saturday seminars and numerous other seminars regarding all aspects of Criminal law
    • DWI Seminars for Class LLC
    • Criminal Law, Defense by degrees Class LLC; Criminal Procedure-Class LLC
    • Advanced Cross-Examination - Institute of CLE Seminar
    • Litigating a Homicide Case - Institute of CLE Seminar
    • Criminal Practice Forum - Institute of CLE Seminar
    • Federal Sentencing Guidelines - Institute of CLE Seminar
    • Criminal Motion Practice - 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

    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
    Clifton, NJ 07013

    Phone: 973-779-1124

    Fax: 973-779-9883

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