About Me

Criminal Defense Attorney Joel Silberman
Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University

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.

Judicial Clerk to the Honorable George F. Rohde, Jr., J.S.C.

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.

Assistant Prosecutor

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.

Wide Array of Cases

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.

All Federal, State and Municipal Court Matters

When you are facing criminal charges you need a New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney to fight for you. Criminal Defense Attorney and Jersey City lawyer Joel Silberman focuses exclusively on Criminal Defense. Joel Silberman is dedicated to fighting for individuals that are facing Federal, State and Municipal charges.

Protector of Civil Rights

Joel Silberman focuses his Civil Rights practice on police misconduct including excessive force, false arrest and malicious prosecution.
Mr. Silberman has experience bringing these types of suits in the Federal Court for the District of New Jersey pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 as well as in New Jersey’s various state courts pursuant to the New Jersey Civil Rights Act and Constitution.

Exhaustive Investigation

Joel Silberman knows that exhaustive investigation and analysis of evidence by independent experts is often the difference between a not guilty versus a guilty verdict or a favorable versus unfavorable plea agreement. Joel Silberman has a large network of experts in fields such as DNA, medicine, breath tests, accounting, accident reconstruction and private investigators.

Around the Clock Representation:

Law enforcement never rests and neither do we. Immediately after retaining Joel Silberman you will receive a 24/7 dedicated line to contact him on.

For highly qualified and devoted legal representation, call (201)-420-1913 today to schedule an appointment.

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A champion

A champion shows who he is by what he does when he is tested.
When a person gets up and says ‘I can still do it’, he’s a champion.
-Evander Holyfield

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. Contact him at 201-420-1913 to fight for your legal rights.