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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 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew, Spanish


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Attorney Profile

Yaron Helmer is a criminal defense attorney in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. Mr. Helmer has been practicing law for over 40 years, handling criminal matters, including DUI/DWI, white collar crimes, and all types of misdemeanors and felonies. He is the founding partner of Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A., and serves clients throughout the Newark, New Jersey, region.

An esteemed and respected member of his legal community, Mr. Helmer provides committed and effective representation to criminal defendants. Over the course of his years in practice, he has successfully tried and negotiated deals in numerous complex criminal matters. Understanding the damaging consequences of a criminal conviction, he always aims to achieve the best possible outcome.

Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Helmer an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, its highest rating, reflecting his commitment to exceptional legal ability and high ethical standards. He is a member of various legal organizations, including the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey Association for Justice, and regularly speaks on criminal law at continuing legal education seminars.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Mr. Helmer graduated from Rutgers Law School. He is certified as a criminal trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and is qualified to practice law before all New Jersey state courts. 

Mr. Helmer began his legal career by clerking for a judge on the Superior Court of New Jersey. He went on to spend a decade practicing law as a prosecutor before choosing to focus his practice on criminal defense and founding his current firm.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ 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
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Yaron Helmer

First Admitted: 1978, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

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

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


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

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

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

Phone: 609-685-0665

Fax: 856-547-7797

Last Updated: 5/17/2022

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