Yaron Helmer

Yaron Helmer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Haddon Heights, NJ

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A.
 | 111 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Phone: 609-685-0665
Fax: 856-547-7797
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hebrew,
  • Spanish


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    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Yaron (Ron) Helmer is a founding partner of Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A., a law firm serving the New Jersey communities of Haddon Heights, Bridgeton, Clark, Egg Harbor City, Fort Lee, Freehold, ,Salem, Somers Point, Trenton, Turnersville, Vineland and Woodstown as well as Brooklyn in NY. Mr. Helmer has extensive experience on both sides of the criminal justice courtroom, including serving Cumberland County as first assistant prosecutor. He possesses a keen and nuanced perspective that serves as the foundation of effective criminal defense litigation for his clients. He focuses his criminal law practice on the areas of assault and violent crimes, including drug related crime, homicide, sexual assault and Megan’s Law. He is recognized among judges, prosecutors and police officers for his reputation for integrity and his strong commitment to helping clients obtain the best possible outcome.

    Mr. Helmer’s comprehensive range of criminal defense services also includes firearms crimes, theft and property offenses, drug offenses, DUI (drunk driving) charges, juvenile law, municipal law and traffic offenses, as well as post-conviction work including parole, ISP and appeals and expungements.

    Mr. Helmer began his education at the State University of New York in Buffalo and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law at Camden. He began his professional career in 1978 and continues to serve his profession as a board member of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), New Jersey State Bar Association and multiple county bar associations, where he has or does chair the criminal practice committee, a service he also currently performs of NJAJ (New Jersey Association for Justice). Mr. Helmer presents frequently in a number of CLE programs as a service to his peers and colleagues.

    The Supreme Court of New Jersey has certified and recertified Mr. Helmer as a Criminal Trial Attorney since 1988. Highly respected by his peers, he is a former president of the Assistant Prosecutors Association of New Jersey and, as noted above, holds multiple positions in various County Bar Associations and serves on the board of NJAJ. In addition, he has been the recipient of numerous other awards throughout his career including Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating of AV Preeminent.**

    Mr. Helmer has been named to numerous lists and honors .Since New Jersey has changed its ethics requirements regarding attorney advertising and the requirements imposed on attorneys when  disclosing these recognitions, he errs on the side of caution and no longer lists most of  these recognitions.                 


    **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.

    Certificates and Credentials

    About Yaron Helmer

    Admitted: 1978, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage: http://www.helmerlegal.com/attorneys/Yaron/Helmer/


    • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell
    • Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the year in Cumberland County

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney since 1988
    • Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Gloucester County Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1978
    • Chair, Criminal Practice Section, Cumberland County Bar Association
    • Member, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
    • Member, Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
    • Member, Cumberland County Bar Association
    • New Jersey, 1978
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Member, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
    • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Member, Camden County Bar Association
    • Member, Salem County Bar Association
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
    • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • President, Assistant Prosecutors Association of New Jersey
    • Member, Atlantic County Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, NJ Criminal Law: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You CLE seminar, 2009
    • Multiple invited CLE  presentations for DRD Consulting, Inc on topics including Bail Reform, ISP. Parole amd Expungements in addition to others ., speaker, 2012
    • Speaker, Advanced Criminal Law CLE seminar, Gloucester County Legal Education Association, 2012
    • 2010 - 2011, Speaker, CLE seminar, New Jersey Criminal Law Update
    • Speaker, CLE seminar, Criminal Law Update, 2011
    • Speaker, Recent Developments in Criminal Law CLE seminar, 2010

    Educational Background:

    • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. in History, 1975
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    Office Location for Yaron Helmer

    111 White Horse Pike
    Haddon Heights, NJ 08035

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    Last Updated: 11/10/2020

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