Free Consultation: 973.267.8895

973.267.8895

Gerard E. Hanlon, Esquire

Gerard E. Hanlon, Attorney NJ

Gerard E. Hanlon

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

Our Blog


  • Facing Criminal Charges When You Are Innocent

    While it may not be the most common occurrence, criminal charges can and do get filed against innocent suspects. These mistakes can happen simply because of a police report that does not contain all of the facts. Sometimes, when a prosecutor responsible for filing decisions sees a case, all that is available as information is […] Read More


  • Driver Tips to Help Keep Motorcyclists Safe on the Road

    More often than not you hear them coming before you see them — motorcyclists that is. And unfortunately, there are many motorists on the road that never actually do see them or take the time or make the effort to do so. It really should not be hard to share the road with a motorcycle […] Read More


  • Can Injuries and Accidents Be Prevented?

    Just because accidents happen all the time does not mean that they ever really had to happen in the first place. Plenty of accidents, and the injuries that are caused by them, could have been prevented or even avoided. This aspect of an accident is often overlooked because most people are okay with “it was […] Read More

Thank you!

Someone from our office will contact you shortly.

"You will not find a better firm than this firm! The best defense attorney firm there is, and also the best PI and matrimonial lawyers there are."

- Lisa Cutner-Piernot