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Gerard E. Hanlon, Esquire

Gerard E. Hanlon, Attorney NJ

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Location: Morristown, New Jersey
Phone: 973-267-8895, 800-481-9840
Fax: 973-267-8666
Email: Email Me

Biography

Jerry Hanlon is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney and also had been certified as a Civil Trial Attorney.  He previously served as an appellate clerk and, in 1979, started his own practice.  His law firm presently consists of five attorneys.  He and his law firm concentrating on criminal, family and ethics matters.  Jerry has served in the military, is very active in his community and has a reputation for integrity and professionalism.

Selected to Super Lawyers

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2010
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2009
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2008
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2007
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2006
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005

Areas of Practice

70% Criminal Law
20% Legal Ethics
10% Personal Injury

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Trial Attorney
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Board on Trial Attorney Certification

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • New Jersey, 1973

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law – Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    J.D. – 1973
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    B.A. – 1965
    Major: Political Science

Honors & Awards

  • Voted Super Lawyers, 2005 – 2009
  • A.V. Ratings (Martindale Hubbell)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member, Ethics Committee, 1985
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. William G. Bischoff, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, Law Clerk, 1973 – 1974

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