Thinking About Hiring a “Former Prosecutor?” Think again!

Many people think they have to hire a “former prosecutor” to get a good result in their case. They couldn’t be more wrong. I have heard from several people that they were disappointed by the “former prosecutor” turned defense attorney … Read More

US Supreme Court: Evidence Found After Illegal Stop is Admissible

On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided Utah v. Strieff. In this case, Officer Fackrell was conducting surveillance on a home looking for drug activity. He observed the defendant Edward Strieff leave the home and stopped him … Read More

Jason T. Komninos, Esq. Featured at Fairleigh Dickinson Seminar on Drugs and Ethics

On June 14, 2016, I participated in a seminar titled “Drugs and Ethics in Municipal Court.” This seminar was a part of a series of continuing legal education seminars at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The seminar featured a distinguished panel of … Read More

Driving While Suspended: Do You Need a Lawyer?

I have been approached by people who were ticketed for driving while suspended (39:3-40) and went to court without a lawyer. They were caught unaware when the judge suspended their license for another period of suspension or were even sentenced … Read More

More State Lab Tests Mishandled

The Record reported today that at least 11 other cases were mishandled by State Police lab technician Kamalkant Shah. It was previously reported that Mr. Shah had allegedly faked over 7,000 lab reports involving the testing of possible illegal drugs. … Read More

Thousands of Drug Lab Reports May Have Been Faked

Big news in the legal community this week as it has come to light that Kamalkant Shah, a New Jersey State Police lab technician, may have faked thousands of reports. Mr. Shah allegedly “dry-labbed” results, which would mean he never … Read More

South Orange Municipal Court Civil Reservation Granted

On February 8, 2016, I appeared in the South Orange Municipal Court. My client was charged with failure to yield (39:4-90) and failure to observe traffic signals (39:4-81) as a result of an accident. I was able to negotiate a … Read More

Manville Municipal Court Civil Reservation Granted

On December 3, 2015, I appeared in the Manville Municipal Court. My client was issued a ticket for an improper turn (39:4-123) as a result of an accident. A violation of 39:4-123 carries 3 motor vehicle points. I successfully negotiated … Read More

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