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Fearless and Tireless in Criminal Defense

If you've been charged with a crime, you want the best defense. You want the problem to go away. You want your life back. That's what we do at Sitzler and Sitzler, a Mt. Holly criminal defense law firm. We're like pit bulls in the criminal defense world because we are notoriously fearless, tough and tireless in your defense. Although the government may have a seemingly endless amount of resources to throw at your case, we are not intimidated, because we have taken on the government before and won.

Our Experience on Your Side

We are experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorneys that you can trust with your legal problem. Attorney John O. Sitzler, Jr. was "of counsel" with the firm until, his passing in June of 2013.  During his 60 years as an attorney, John O. Sitzler, Jr. served as a municipal court judge in numerous municipalities and served as an assistant county prosecutor for Burlington County.

His son, John S. Sitzler is a former prosecutor and solicitor who has been practicing law since 1976. In 2007 through 2013, he was nominated by his peers for inclusion in the SJ Magazine as the top attorney to work with on DWI defense cases. He was also voted Top DUI Attorney by the public since 2010 by South Jersey Magazine.

James Gerrow, Jr. served in the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office from August 1982 until his retirement in December 2007 as executive assistant prosecutor. He has handled high-profile cases, including capital murder, and today, he will put his prosecution experience to work on your criminal defense.

Brenda R. Maneri is also a former Burlington County assistant prosecutor who supervised the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit for several years. She was instrumental in developing protocol in Burlington County for handling Megan's Law cases and appeals. Brenda began her criminal law career as an assistant district attorney in Brooklyn, NY, where she was assigned to the misdemeanor Crack Unit. She is fluent in Spanish.

Our South Jersey law firm has represented clients in many vehicular homicide cases. Each year we represent hundreds of individuals charged with DUI/DWI. We offer defense against any charges, from violent drug crimes to fraud, and we help with expungement. If you have been charged with a crime in New Jersey, our lawyers may be your best chance for a positive outcome.

New Jersey DUI/DWI Defense Attorney

One of the more common charges that we encounter is the DUI/DWI charge. This charge is one of the most serious motor violations in New Jersey and can result in an extensive loss of driving privileges and/or jail time. Our lawyers have had a great amount of success with these cases.

Attorney John S. Sitzler from 2000 til 2013 was a adjunct professor of law at Widener University School of Law on the Wilmington Delaware Campus and teaches Alcohol, Vehicle and the Law. He was nominated in 2007-2013 in the SJ Magazine, by his peers, to be the top attorney to work with on DWI defenses cases. South Jersey Magazine noted that John was voted Top DUI attorney by the public in since 2010.

Attorney James Gerrow Jr. is the former executive assistant prosecutor for the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office, where he was involved with the prosecution of major crimes including capital murder. He briefed and argued cases before the New Jersey Supreme Court and Superior Court, Appellate Division, and was selected as Professional Lawyer of the Year by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law and Burlington County Bar Association (1997).

Attorney Brenda Roman Maneri is a former assistant prosecutor in Burlington County, who supervised the Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, and Megan's Law units. She has more than five years of experience on the defense side of these cases, including representing clients in Federal Court for possession of child pornography.

Whether your criminal charge is for drinking and driving, or you are facing a traffic violation charge or other indictable or non-indictable charge, we would like to help you and handle your defense.

Sitzler and Sitzler is located in Hainesport, New Jersey, and serves clients in every municipal and superior court in every county in South Jersey. Contact us to schedule a free consultation or case evaluation. Our attorneys use strategy, skill and experience to resolve cases effectively on behalf of our clients. We will begin an immediate investigation to collect all necessary evidence for your case. Using the latest research tools, technology and experts, we can assert your rights in or out of court in an efficient manner. Please call our Hainesport law office at 609-267-1101.

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Please call the office at (609) 267-1101 to schedule a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your matter. Same day consultations are available. We are available for detention hearings in every county in South Jersey. Detention hearings are normally scheduled with in forty-eight (48) hours of an arrest that resulted in immediate incarceration.

We handle every type of criminal and traffic offense in the Federal Court, the Magistrate Court (military matters); the State Courts (superior court), the Municipal Courts located in townships, cities and boroughs within the counties of Burlington, Camden, Ocean, Gloucester, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem, Cape May, and Mercer.

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