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Serving Clients Throughout New Jersey In Criminal, Municipal & DWI Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Hamilton, NJ

At the Law Offices of Lauren E. Scardella, I have over a decade of experience advocating for my clients’ rights both inside and outside of the courtroom. I pride myself on my ability to think outside the box in order to craft smart and effective criminal defense strategies to obtain the best possible outcomes for my clients. To do this, I focus on providing each of my clients with personal support and attention, and I take a true interest in my clients’ lives to identify the circumstances that led to criminal accusations in the first place.

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Lauren E. Scardella

Regardless of the charges against you, don’t be afraid to seek out high-quality legal representation. I understand the intricacies of the New Jersey legal system, and I am here to provide guidance and support to my clients throughout the entire legal process.

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Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney Defends Clients in Mercer County and Throughout South Jersey

I am dedicated to my fight to obtain not guilty verdicts and outright dismissals for my clients, and I never encourage my clients to plead guilty unless every other alternative has been exhausted. I have worked in the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office myself, so I understand how the prosecution thinks when approaching a case. I use this experience to my clients’ advantage in order to provide the highest-quality criminal defense possible in every case, and I stand ready and willing to go to battle for you today.

NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer Lauren E. Scardella Fights to Protect and Preserve Clients’ Rights Both In and Out of the Courtroom

If you have been accused of a crime, your life can change dramatically. A criminal conviction can follow you for the rest of your life, making it critical that you retain a skilled and forceful criminal defense attorney to stand in your corner.

At the Law Offices of Lauren E. Scardella, I have successfully represented hundreds of clients who have been accused of criminal offenses in New Jersey, including:

  • DWI/DUI Offenses: I am known for my highly successful DWI defense practice, and I have a proven track record of formulating defense strategies that win DUI cases.
  • Assault and Threat Crimes: Whether the offense is labeled as a disorderly persons offense or an indictable offense, my office handles a range of assault and threat crimes, including simple assault, aggravated assault, and harassment cases.
  • Drug Crimes: My office handles all types of drug crime charges, including simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, cocaine possession, heroin possession, prescription drug crimes, and cases involving drug court.
  • Juvenile Crimes: I understand how vital it is to have a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side when accused of a crime as a juvenile. Being convicted of a crime as a minor can have far-reaching repercussions, and I am dedicated to fighting for my juvenile clients’ rights.
  • Theft Crimes: I have successfully defended clients accused of theft of movable property, shoplifting, burglary, robbery, and thefts where weapons were involved.
  • Restraining Orders: Defending against the imposition of a final restraining order can be critical to protecting clients’ freedoms, and I am committed to defending clients who face domestic violence charges or the imposition of a temporary or final restraining order.
  • Disorderly Persons Offenses: I offer experienced legal counsel for clients accused of all types of disorderly persons offenses, including resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
  • Sex Crimes: Being accused of a sex crime can be devastating to an individual’s personal and professional life, and I am dedicated to fighting to avoid conviction and to obtain the best possible outcome for my clients who have been accused of committing a sexual offense.
  • Traffic Violations: Whether you have been charged with drunk driving or ticketed for speeding, reckless driving, or driving while suspended, I can help you avoid points on your license.

Have You Been Arrested in Mercer County or Burlington County, NJ? Contact a Skilled Defense Attorney to Go to Battle for You

When faced with a potentially life-altering criminal conviction, it is important to have a lawyer who you can trust by your side. I pride myself on my ability to craft a smart, aggressive, and zealous defense for each and every client. I also provide compassion, understanding, and personal attention to all of my clients—regardless of the charges they are facing. Although my successful defense of countless clients throughout New Jersey speaks for itself, I have also been nationally recognized for my exceptional legal skills by a variety of organizations, including the 2018 Super Lawyers publication and the Mercer County Bar Association. Additionally, I have obtained a perfect 10 Avvo rating for the skilled and persuasive criminal defense skills that I bring to every case I handle.

South Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer Lauren E. Scardella Provides a Free Initial Consultation for All Clients

At the Law Offices of Lauren E. Scardella, I understand how vital it is to have exceptional legal representation when you are faced with a possible criminal conviction. I serve clients throughout South Jersey, including those accused of crimes in Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, and Burlington County. I offer a free initial consultation to each of my clients, and I also accept all major credit cards for your convenience. The Law Offices of Lauren E. Scardella is conveniently located at 2653 Nottingham Way STE 1, Hamilton Township, NJ 08619, near the Five Points.

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“I felt very comfortable & confident that Lauren was able to get the job done.”

“Lauren kept me informed from the beginning to the end. She responded to emails and texts quickly. She was great to work with.”

“Lauren is so friendly. She clearly explained the process and answered all my questions. She is on time and quickly closes my matter in court. Glad that I chose her as my attorney luckily.”

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