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New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney

Having completed successful tenures as an Assistant Prosecutor and a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey with the Division of Criminal Justice, Roy W. Breslow founded his private practice in 1978. His experience investigating organized crime and prosecuting a wide range of criminal cases, including felonies and misdemeanors in Municipal, Superior, and Federal Courts, has provided Mr. Breslow with unparalleled knowledge of the criminal justice system. He employs this arsenal of resources when advocating for his clients, never failing to provide the skillful representation that only a seasoned attorney with over 45 years of experience can.

Mr. Breslow has achieved admission to the New Jersey, New York, and Maryland Bars, as well as the Federal U.S. District Courts. Having tried cases before juries in courts at all levels across the state, he now concentrates his practice on his passions of adult and juvenile criminal defense, matrimonial and family law, and personal injury litigation. Mr. Breslow enters the courtroom with an authority that will work to your advantage as you seek to successfully resolve your legal matter. With him on your side, you can rest assured that your rights and your interests and thoroughly and aggressively protected.


New York University, New York City – Business School Graduate Division
University of Baltimore School of Law – Juris Doctorate

Bar Memberships

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey: June 12, 1975
  • Court of Appeals State of  Maryland: June 19, 1974
  • United States District Court of the District of Maryland: May 27, 1977
  • United States District Court of the District of New Jersey: June 12, 1975
  • Supreme Court of the United States: Jan 7, 1980
  • Supreme Court of New York: Sept 9, 1983
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York: August 14, 1986
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York: January 13, 1987

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • National District Attorney’s Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association of New Jersey
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey

Legal Practice Experience

Private Practice of Law – State of New Jersey – June 1978 to Present
Mr. Breslow is the founder of the law firm of Roy W. Breslow, Esq.  Mr. Breslow’s law firm specializes in Criminal Law, Matrimonial/Family Law and Personal Injury Law.

Deputy Attorney General – State of New Jersey – November 1977 to May 1978
Served as a member of the Organized Crime and Special Prosecution’s Section of the Division of Criminal Justice. Mr. Breslow was responsible for Statewide investigations involving major organized crime figures, the preparation, and investigation of wiretap applications, the presentation of cases to the State Grand Jury, and representation on behalf of the State during jury trials.

Assistant State’s Attorney for Baltimore City and Trial Division for the Prosecutor’s Office – Trial Division State’s Attorney’s Baltimore, Maryland – June 1974 to November 1977
Responsible for the preparation of adults/juvenile criminal cases from indictment through trial. Experience includes both misdemeanor and numerous felony jury trials, including but not limited to, murder, rape, armed robbery, burglary, assault, weapons charges, kidnapping, controlled dangerous substances, drugs and child abuse.

Legal Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor at Bergen Community College – February 1978 to February 1980
Instructor in Business Law, Criminal, Criminal Procedure – course included criminal, criminal procedures, contract, torts, commercial papers, bankruptcy, sales, bailment, suretyship, consumer’s rights, insurance, partnership corporations, real property, matrimonial/divorce, and personal injury.

Lecturer on Criminal procedure at University of Baltimore School of Law – 1975 to 1977
Discussions on the Court System on procedure from a prosecutor’s viewpoint.