NEW JERSEY CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY DOUGLAS HERRING
FORMER STATE AND FEDERAL PROSECUTOR WITH 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE
Douglas Herring practices criminal and municipal defense in New Jersey. With extensive experience as both a criminal prosecutor and defense attorney, Mr. Herring understands both sides of the law and can determine the most effective methods to help his clients.
DOUG'S EXPERIENCE AT A GLANCE:
20 years experience handing all Felonies & Misdemeanors
Former Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County
Former Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey
Former Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles. Assigned to the Hardcore Gang Unit in Compton.
Conducted over 100 jury trials.
Taught Prosecutors the use of computerized presentations for trials.
Unlike many other attorneys, Mr. Herring focuses exclusively on the practice of criminal law. This exclusive focus allows him to understand your situation and the law that relates to your case. This experience will make an immeasurable difference in your case.
Mr. Herring is a 1991 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and a 1996 graduate of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. After working as a defense attorney, Mr. Herring began as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles. Eventually, Mr. Herring was assigned the elite Hardcore Gang Unit in the Compton Courthouse and the Norwalk Courthouse. Mr. Herring relocated to New Jersey and worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in Newark and Trenton. He moved to state court crimes and began as an Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County. Eventually, Mr. Herring was the busiest prosecutor on a trial team where he handled all aspect of the cases from the original charging through trial before a jury.
This prosecution experience gave him the knowledge to understand the thinking of criminal prosecutors, which is invaluable when planning effective defenses for someone accused of a crime.
Mr. Herring now engages solely in the practice of criminal and municipal defense.
American Bar Association
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey.
New Jersey State Bar Association
Middlesex County Bar Association,
Mercer County Bar Association
Somerset County Bar Association
State Bar of California