Jack Venturi

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

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
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. Behn
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
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 & 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
Middlesex County Bar Association 2015 Criminal Trial Practice Attorney of the Year
Middlesex County Bar Association Criminal Trial Practice Award  2015
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 & 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