Joel Silberman’s path to becoming a Criminal Defense Attorney started when he earned his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey.
After finishing law school, Joel was a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable George F. Rohde, Jr., J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Law Division, Criminal Part in Passaic County. During that time Joel spent countless hours learning the inner workings of New Jersey’s Criminal Court System.
After completing his Clerkship, Joel spent nearly four years as an Assistant Prosecutor with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City, New Jersey. During this time Joel was assigned to the office’s Trial, Juvenile and Appellate Units and received specialized instruction in Wire Taps, Identifications and Motions to Suppress. Joel spent this time gaining an understanding of law enforcement’s strategies in investigating and prosecuting crime.
Joel prosecuted a wide array of cases at the Adult and Juvenile levels. Some of Joel’s most notable Adult and Juvenile cases involved charges related to Homicide, Gun Offenses, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Trafficking Narcotics, Fraud and Aggravated Assault. Joel also appeared and argued a number of matters before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.
Joel is an avid boxing fan and recreational boxer in his personal life. Through his passion for boxing Joel has learned that there are going to be times when you take a shot to the chin and end up on the mat. However, Joel has also learned that the true champions are the ones that get up from the mat with a ferocious hunger and passion to win. Joel brings this same hunger and passion to win to all his courtroom battles. If you have been arrested, charged or think you may be charged with a crime let Joel fight for you“A Champion shows who he is by what he does when he’s tested. When a person gets up and says ‘I can still do it’ he’s a Champion” -Evander Holyfield”