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Vecchio Named Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2016

September 6, 2014

Our law firm is pleased to announce that attorney Anthony J. Vecchio has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the fifth consecutive year for his work in the area of New Jersey criminal defense law.

You can read Anthony’s Rising Star Profile by going to the Super Lawyers website.

An attorney is chosen to the Rising Stars list based on a multiphase selection process. This starts with the attorney being nominated by his or her peers. A candidate is then evaluated through third-party research that examines 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Finally, the candidate’s selection is reviewed by a highly credentialed panel of attorneys.

Only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to the Rising Stars list.

An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Anthony is a graduate of the Rutgers University School of Law in Camden. He has dedicated his entire career as a lawyer to protecting the rights of those accused of crimes and serious traffic offenses in New Jersey, including DUI / DWI charges.

He is licensed to practice in the state courts of New Jersey and New York as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

He has handled more than 1,000 combined criminal, municipal court and appellate cases. This gives him the skills and experience that are necessary to defend against a wide range of adult and juvenile charges.

Over the course of his career, he has helped many clients who were facing an extensive prison sentence or a prolonged driver’s license suspension. Please see his Case Results for examples of criminal defense matters he has handled.

As Anthony states in his profile on our website, “I am passionate about providing personalized, thorough and effective representation to individuals in crisis.”

His clients have expressed their appreciation through testimonials that can be found at our website as well as on Avvo.com, where Anthony has received a “10/10 – Superb” rating.

Mr. Vecchio was very thorough and efficient,” one client wrote on Avvo.com in an October 2015 review. “His team was accommodating, and the ultimate outcome was better than expected. Mr. Vecchio kept me up to date with every detail via e-mails and text messages. An all-around good guy and family man.

In addition to being honored as Super Lawyers Rising Star, Anthony also was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013 list.

In the Community

Anthony is also highly active in the legal community as a member of several organizations. These include the New Jersey State Bar Association and New York State Bar Association, New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New Jersey Association for Justice and American Bar Association.

Anthony works with clients from several offices located throughout New Jersey, including Freehold, Mt. Laurel, Jersey City, Woodbridge, Princeton and Red Bank.

Those interested in discussing their case with him must arrange for an appointment at each location. However, they can feel free to call him “24/7” for immediate legal assistance or submit our firm’s convenient online form.

Rating Methodology

Charges Dismissed

Criminal Offense

Charges Reversed

Jail Sentence

Charges Reduced


Charges Dismissed

Criminal Offense

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    “Mr. Vecchio was very thorough and efficient. His team was accommodating and the ultimate outcome was better than expected. Mr. Vecchio kept me up to date with every detail via emails and text messages. An all around good guy and family man.”
    “I have been working with Anthony on my husband’s out of state case for a few days now. He is punctual and doesn’t make you feel like you are asking too many questions in such a stressful time. He knows exactly what is happening before you even tell him. He is very professional and treats you like a human at the same time with the most respect.”
    "Anthony was instrumental in making the worst time in my life manageable. He's smart, intuitive and most of all he gave me peace of mind. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a sharp, progressive attorney who knows how to navigate the law."

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