Brian J. Neary

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Hackensack, New Jersey

Law Offices of Brian J. Neary
Brian J. Neary
Law Offices of Brian J. Neary

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, White Collar Crimes

Licensed in New Jersey since: 1976

Education: New York University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2024

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Law Offices of Brian J. Neary

21 Main St
Court Plaza South, Suite 305
Hackensack, NJ 07601 Visit website


As founder and named partner of the Law Offices of Brian J. Neary, based in Hackensack and Jersey City, New Jersey, attorney Brian J. Neary focuses exclusively on providing exemplary criminal defense to his clients. He has extensive experience in defending driving under the influence cases, as well as white collar and non-white collar crimes.

Mr. Neary graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1973 where he received high honors and was admitted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to obtain a Juris Doctor from New York University in 1976. For more than 20 years, Mr. Neary has served as an adjunct professor at Rutgers School of Law in Newark. He also teaches criminal law and trial advocacy courses attended by judges and lawyers.

The New Jersey Supreme Court recognized Mr. Neary as a certified criminal trial attorney in 1982. The following year, he received a criminal law certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Neary is established as a fellow by the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, the American Bar Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has also appeared as a criminal law consultant on national television and radio programs. In addition, he has received Martindale-Hubbell's prestigious AV-Preeminent* rating.

Mr. Neary represents clients in Hackensack, Hoboken and New York City. He is licensed to practice law in the state courts of New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Mr. Neary is also licensed in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 3rd Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 60% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20% Criminal Defense: White Collar

First Admitted: 1976, New Jersey

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • U.S. District Courts Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Educational Background:
  • University of Notre Dame, A.B., High Honors, Member, Phi Beta Kappa, 1973
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • The New Jersey Supreme Court Recognized, 1982
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Professor, Rutgers School of Law in Newark
  • Martindale-Hubbell's Prestigious AV-Preeminent* Rating

Office location for Brian J. Neary

21 Main St
Court Plaza South, Suite 305
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-488-0544

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