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Peter Michael

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Jersey City, NJ

Peter Michael Law, LLC
567 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: 201-292-1930
Fax: 201-603-6775
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2018
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (40%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Languages Spoken: Arabic, English


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Peter Michael is the founder and owner of Peter Michael Law, LLC, law firm, which has law offices in Jersey City and Union, New Jersey. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than four years of total legal experience, Mr. Michael provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Personal injury

·       Car, truck and other motor vehicle accidents

·       Premises liability

·       Workers' compensation

·       Criminal defense

·       DUI defense

·       Traffic violations

·       Sex crimes

·       Drug crimes

·       Assault

·       Weapons charges

·       Real estate transactions

As an attorney, Mr. Michael strives to provide the highest level of personalized counsel possible to his clients, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and outstanding skills inside and outside of the courtroom. At all turns, he tailors his strategies to his clients' specific needs and goals, and he has achieved a long record of obtaining the positive results his clients seek efficiently and cost-effectively.

Over the course of his practice, Mr. Michael has worked on various civil litigation matters, including commercial litigation, landlord-tenant issues, workers' compensation and more. Unafraid of trials, he has become known for his impassioned advocacy as well as his unwavering commitment to those he serves.

A 2014 graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in political science and economics, Mr. Michael attended Rutgers Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2017. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and he is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Essex County Bar Association and the Hudson County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Honored for his remarkable professionalism and service, Mr. Michael has earned a Top 40 Under 40 ranking from The National Trial Lawyers as well as a Top 10 Under 40 ranking from the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He also holds a listing in Marquis' Who's Who of 2020.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, DUI/DWI


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Peter Michael

First Admitted: 2018, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Create information videos to provide general legal aid to those who come across my page , Instagram Videos, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

Educational Background

  • Rutgers University, B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics, 2014

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Eric R. Neisser Pro-Bono Award, 2017


  • Top Who's Who North America, Who's Who, 2020
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10 under 40 (2020)
  • Marquis who's who 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense, National Trial Attorneys, 2021
  • Winner of Top 10 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorney. Presented by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 - Criminal Defense Attorney, NACDA, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 2021
  • Hudson County Bar
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
  • State Bar of New Jersey


  • $50,000 Plaintiff's Settlement from a Rear End Accident, 2021
  • $137,000 in 6 months of 2021
  •  $15,000 Full Policy Settlement for Rear-End Accident - Non-Surgery. Case settled in 6 months, 2021
  • State v. G. N. Jury Trial in Monmouth County Superior Court  Counts: - 2 Counts of Sex Assault - 1 Count of Terrorist Threats - 1 Count of Certain Persons Not to Possess a Weapon, 2020

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Top 10 Best Attorney - Criminal Law - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2021
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Office Location for Peter Michael

567 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Phone: 201-292-1930

Fax: 201-603-6775

Last Updated: 10/22/2021

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