Alissa D. Hascup

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Little Falls, NJ

The Law Offices of Alissa Hascup
 | 11 Muller Place, Little Falls, NJ 07424
Phone: 862-257-1200
Fax: 862-257-1224
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)


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Attorney Profile

As founder of The Law Offices of Alissa Hascup, LLC, Alissa D. Hascup is dedicated to serving clients throughout the State of New Jersey. She focuses her practice on criminal defense, generally handling cases that involve murder, assault and violent offenses, drug offenses, gun and weapons offenses, sexual offenses, theft and fraud offenses, domestic violence offenses, and DWI and DUI.  She also handles matters involving juveniles charged with criminal offenses.  (

In 2001, Ms. Hascup earned a Bachelor of Arts in leadership studies and pre-law from the University of Richmond. She then went on to graduate from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University with a Juris Doctor in 2004. While attending law school, Ms. Hascup served as a staff editor for the Family Court Review and was awarded top honors for her achievements in the Criminal Justice Clinic.

Before founding her own firm, Ms. Hascup honed her criminal defense skills at two other prominent New Jersey firms, and then served as an assistant prosecutor with the Morris County Prosecutor's office. In that role, she gained valuable knowledge of how the State of New Jersey investigates and prosecutes cases. Ms. Hascup draws on this knowledge to help her anticipate what moves the prosecution will make and exploit weaknesses in their cases. A tenacious trial attorney, Ms. Hascup labors tirelessly to ensure that her clients' rights are upheld. She understands the gravity of criminal allegations, which is why she focuses on her clients and strives to help them obtain the best possible resolutions to their cases. Ms. Hascup holds an Avvo rating of 10.0 ("Superb").

Beyond the courtroom, Ms. Hascup is actively involved in the legal community. She is a member of the American Bar Association and was appointed in 2013 to the Supreme Court of New Jersey's Domestic Violence Working Group. Previously, Ms. Hascup served as chair of the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


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Rising Stars: 2010, 2016 - 2019

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About Alissa Hascup

Admitted: 2007, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Association of Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • 10 Best in NJ, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2014
  • 10 Best in NJ, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014
  • "Top Gun" Graduate – Class of 40, September, 2011
  • Family Law Review, Staff Editor, Hofstra University School of Law, 2002 – 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Domestic Violence Working Group, Member
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Women in the Profession Section
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section - Past Chair

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Domestic Violence & The Law - Speaker, ICLE, 2014
  • Criminal Bench Bar Conference - Speaker, NJSBA Annual Meeting, 2014
  • Criminal Bench Bar Conference - Speaker, NJSA Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Criminal Law Institute - Speaker, CLE, 2013

Educational Background:

  • University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, B.A. in Leadership Studies / Pre-Law, 2001
  • Newark Academy (Livingston, NJ), 1997

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • Domestic Violence Offenses
  • Drug Crimes
  • DWI
  • Expungements
  • Fraud Crimes
  • Gun Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
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Office Location for Alissa D. Hascup

11 Muller Place
Little Falls, NJ 07424

Phone: 862-257-1200

Fax: 862-257-1224

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Last Updated: 7/30/2019

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