John "Jack" S. Furlong

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in West Trenton, NJ

Furlong and Krasny
 | 820 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 304
West Trenton, NJ 08628
Phone: 609-882-0288
Fax: 609-883-2551
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%),
  • Civil Rights (20%)


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Attorney Profile

John "Jack" S. Furlong is a co-founder of West Trenton, New Jersey-based Furlong and Krasny. Representing clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense, with a particular emphasis on assisting those who have been charged with sex crimes covered by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act and New Jersey's version of Megan's Law. Mr. Furlong also has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, including insurance fraud, defamation, and civil rights violations under 42 U.S. Code Section 1983, and he has provided assistance to clients who are going through a divorce.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Furlong attended what was then known as Loretto Heights College and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1972. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1976. A former assistant prosecutor, Mr. Furlong is admitted to practice in New Jersey, as well as before 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. He has also been certified in criminal trial law by the Board on Attorney Certification of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and he has tried hundreds of cases to verdict throughout his career.

A former legal analyst for MSNBC, Mr. Krasny regularly appears on television and radio broadcasts to discuss criminal law topics, as well as to give commentary on criminal trials involving athletes and other public figures. He has an excellent reputation among his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%)

Civil Rights (20%)

Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Criminal Domestic Violence


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011

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About John Furlong

Admitted: 1976, New Jersey

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1976
  • New Jersey, 1976
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Office Location for John "Jack" S. Furlong

820 Bear Tavern Road
Suite 304
West Trenton, NJ 08628

Phone: 609-882-0288

Fax: 609-883-2551

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Last Updated: 8/8/2018

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