Blair R. Zwillman

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Morristown, NJ

The Law Office of Blair R. Zwillman
 | 55 Madison Ave, Suite 400
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 19732023615
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Blair R. Zwillman is a partner at Fleming Ruvoldt in Moonachie, New Jersey and New York City. Mr. Zwillman handles both felony and misdemeanor cases throughout New Jersey and New York involving arrest and arraignment, assault, battery, all white collar offenses, criminal fraud (including by mail, wire, tax, securities, bank, real estate), federal criminal law, all state criminal offenses, DWI, expungement, false accusations, juvenile delinquency, murder, parole, probation, sex offenses, theft, traffic violations, and more.

Mr. Zwillman graduated from Lafayette College and earned his law degree from New England Law | Boston and has been certified as a criminal trial attorney in New Jersey since 1982. His prior legal experience includes clerking for a Superior Court of New Jersey judge serving as a prosecutor and working for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General as a deputy attorney general.

Mr. Zwillman has extensive criminal litigation experience and is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey. He also appears before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Recognized within the legal profession, Mr. Zwillman is rated AV Preeminent*, the highest possible rating, by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected as a fellow in the American Bar Foundation and was selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America” by Woodward/White, Inc.

Mr. Zwillman is a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, an organization for which he previously served as president.

*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

Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%)
Criminal Defense (40%)
Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)

Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

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About Blair Zwillman

Admitted: 1976, New Jersey

Honors/Awards:

  • New Jersey Best Lawyers list, 2012 - Present
  • Selected as Super Lawyer
  • Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, NJ Commission on Professionalism in the Law, 2007
  • Elected as Fellow of the American Bar Association, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1983 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Supreme Court, 2010
  • Former Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Standing Committee on Jury Selection
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2014
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1982
  • Former Chair, District V-B Ethics Committee
  • New Jersey, 1976
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1976
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2014
  • Former President and Trustee, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
  • New York, 1983

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "The Requirement of Reasons for Parole Denial: A Hollow Right," co-author Barry S. Smith, 10 New England Law Review 455, 1975
  • "Variations on a Theme: Admissibility of Expert Evidence," 8 NJLJ 2239, 1999
  • Student Comment Editor, New England Law Review, New England School of Law
  • "Repeal New Jersey’s Ill-Conceived Gun Law," 193 NJLJ 19, 2008
  • "Thwart Efforts to Dilute Judicial Independence," 197 NJLJ 419, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Lafayette College, B.A., 1973
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Office Location for Blair R. Zwillman

55 Madison Ave
Suite 400
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 19732023615

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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