Jack Venturi

Jack Venturi Law Firm
53 Paterson St., Ste 1
New Brunswick, NJ 8901
(732) 247-3340
www.jackventurilaw.com


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Criminal Defense in N.J., State, Federal & Municipal Courts. Juvenile Court, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse & Neglect Charges in Family Court

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES

Criminal Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1985

BAR ADMISSIONS

New Jersey, 1976 U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1975 U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981 U.S. Supreme Court, 1986

EDUCATION

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, NEW YORK, NEW YORK J.D. - 1975 Major: Criminal Law Clinic

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

State v. James Hall - Acquitted Murder Cecil v. Linden 360,000 Verdict Brizak v. Ford Motor Co. - 625000 Verdict State v. Moscaritolo - PTT Police Officer State v. Waldie - - Acquitted N.J. St. Trooper State v. Jiminez State v. Chippero State v. Lafond State v. Horvath - Acquitted School Teacher State v. Kirk - Acquitted Murder State v. Bright - Case Dismissed Drugs State v. Police Officer S.G. State v. Yates State of NJ v. Richard Chippero - Death Penalty Case, acquitted Rape State of NJ v. Michael Behn - Death Penalty and Life Sentence reversed on appeal St. v. Wason Brockington - Murder Aquitted St v. Shakime Saunders - 1st degree drug distribution, plea to simple Possession, Sentence to Intensive Parole St. v. Vasil Kovalcik - Child Molesting, Acquitted St. v. Rene Logan - 144 counts of embezzlement and fraud. Plea bargain, 3 counts, sentenced probation St. v. Mike Martinez - Murder Hung Jury St. v. Davis Lopez - Murder Hung Jury

CLASSES/SEMINARS

Lecture, Criminal Trial Preparation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education Lecture, Super Saturday Annual Seminars Trial Dynamics, Confession Cases, Drug Defenses, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey Lecture, Cross Examining Expert Witnesses, New Jersey Public Defender's Office Continuing Education

HONORS AND AWARDS

Awarded for his use of the Open Public Records Act to obtain discovery in a criminal defense case Middlesex County Bar Association Criminal Trial Practice Award - 2016 Martindale Hubbell's Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards Reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary - 2016 N.J. Law Journal Award - 2009 National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers in NJ, 2007 - Present Strathmore's Who's Who Professional of the Year 2007 Criminal Defense Super Lawyers of NJ, 2007 - Present. This is a designation that is limited to no more than 5% of the attorneys in New Jersey. 10 Leaders of Criminal Defense Law, 2005 - Present

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

National College of Criminal Defense, Graduate, Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, Board of Governors American Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2007 - Present

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

Union County Region, Public Defender - Trial Attorney, 1976 - 1979 Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.C., Associate, 1979 - 1981