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Law Office of Vincent J. Sanzone, Jr.

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Established in 1990 the law firm of Vincent James Sanzone, Jr., Esq., has been serving clients throughout the State of New Jersey, and has handled serious criminal cases in Union, Essex, Hudson, Bergen, Morris, Middlesex, Monmouth, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer and Ocean Counties. In addition to being a successful criminal defense lawyer in NJ, attorney Sanzone has handled federal cases in the United States District Court, New Jersey and the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of Ohio, Northern District of Virginia. Attorney Sanzone was born in Newark, New Jersey, and attended public schools. He received his bachelor's degree from the George Washington University. He attended law school in Miami at Saint Thomas University School of Law. Mr. Sanzone has successfully defended many people unjustly accused of crimes. In addition, he has successful brought numerous police misconduct actions against police departments and municipalities throughout the state, and many of these cases have appeared in the Star Ledger, Asbury Park Press, Atlantic City Press, Home News Tribune, Denver Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Jersey Journal, Home News, Family Badge of Honor, New Jersey Law Journal, and News Channels, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9 11 and 12 for the New York metro area. As well as channels 3 & 10 in Philadelphia.

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Phone: (908) 354-7006
Office: : Law Office of Vincent J. Sanzone, Jr., Esq. P.O. Box 261 277 North Broad Street Elizabeth, N.J. 07207

Vincent James Sanzone, Jr.

Vincent J. Sanzone, Jr., as a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Elizabeth, NJ, County of Union, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Middlesex, Morris, Hudson, Somerset, Ocean and Monmouth county. I concentrate in the area of criminal defense of all crimes in federal, state and municipal courts, throughout the State of New Jersey, and have done so with many not guilty verdicts, dismissals and favorable dispositions in 27-years of practice. In addition if you are a longshoreman, checker and maintance man, and being charged or investigated by the Waterfront Commission who must retain competent legal represenation before that bi-state agency. In addition I have represented criminal defendants in criminal cases in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Additionally, my practice includes civil rights litigation, specifically, § 1983 police misconduct cases, in which I have represented individuals who have had their constitutional rights violated by the police.


Bar Admission: 1990 New Jersey; 1990 U.S. District Court, Judicial District for New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1996. Fourth Circuit Court Appeals, 2006.
Law School: St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida, 1989.
College: The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1977.
Memberships: : National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. New Jersey Bar Association, Legal Center for the Defense of Life. Graduate of Justice Hughes Inns of Court, Union County.
Practices Mr. Sanzone founded his own firm in 1990 and has been practicing for twenty-three years. Some federal and state litigation history can be found reviewing this website.
Other Accomplishments While an undergraduate student at GWU, Mr. Sanzone was an intern with Congressman Peter W. Rodino (D-Newark), and the United States Attorney's Office, Washington, D.C.