Brian J. Neary

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Law Offices of Brian J. Neary
 | 21 Main Street, Courthouse Plz, Ste 305
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-0544
Fax: 201-488-0240
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)


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    Attorney Profile

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

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    About Brian Neary

    Admitted: 1976, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage:


    • Martindale-Hubbell's Prestigious AV-Preeminent* Rating

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • The New Jersey Supreme Court Recognized, 1982

    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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor, Rutgers School of Law in Newark

    Educational Background:

    • University of Notre Dame, A.B., High Honors, Member, Phi Beta Kappa, 1973
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    Office Location for Brian J. Neary

    21 Main Street
    Courthouse Plz, Ste 305
    Hackensack, NJ 07601

    Phone: 201-488-0544

    Fax: 201-488-0240

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    Last Updated: 12/31/2020

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