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When Accused Of A Crime, You Need A
Strong, Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney.
Call Now And Protect Your Rights Before The Law.

If you have been charged with a crime, you may face the possibility of severe punishments such as jail or prison time, hefty fines, a tainted record, and more. It is imperative that you contact a criminal lawyer as soon as possible.

Whoever you hire as your attorney, make sure they have the skills and knowledge necessary to aggressively defend your legal rights. Although in criminal law there are no guarantees, our goal is to build a strong case on the outset while exploiting the prosecution's weaknesses. All of this effort toward the goal of attaining you an acquittal of these charges.

My firm has handled a wide range of felony and disorderly persons charges including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Criminal
  • DWI
  • Traffic Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Municipal
  • Drugs / Narcotics Charges
  • Fraud / Economic Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sex Crimes
  • Homicide
  • Expungement Motions

Our firm knows criminal law from both sides and have acquired a long list of contacts who will be crucial when one is navigating through the criminal justice legal system. As an assistant prosecutor with over 18 years experience in both trial work and internal affairs, I have tried hundreds of criminal cases and understand how over zealous enforcement of the law can create cruel consequences for the accused. I am never afraid to try a matter to its conclusion.

This vast experience and the confidence and professionalism of my staff will ensure you that we will negotiate only from a position of strength.

Keep in mind that as your defense attorney, Mr. Bellizia will do a lot more than just question witnesses in court. He will dedicate his time to your case, gather information to help your defense, hire investigators to examine the circumstances of your case and contradict prosecution witnesses when necessary, vigorously defend your legal rights and interests, and more.

As a former prosecutor, Mr. Bellizia earned the respect of both his colleagues and judges. With over 20 years of experience handling criminal law cases, Mr. Bellizia has the knowledge and dedication necessary to protect your legal rights and ensure you are not unduly punished. Mr. Bellizia practices in the following counties: Hudson, Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Union, Passaic, Morris, Sussex, Somerset and Warren. He also specializes in municipal court, traffic and criminal offenses in the following municipal courts: South Orange, Maplewood, Verona, Newark, Elizabeth, Clifton, West Orange, Orange, Paramus, Saddle River, Millburn, West Caldwell, Nutley, Passaic, Roseland, Essex Fells, Short Hills, Irvington, East Orange, as well as, Harding, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge and Montclair.

SETON HALL STUDENTS - As a 1976 graduate, Mr Bellizia takes great pride in the relationships he has fostered in the past 35 years. As an added benefit, Mr. Bellizia offers courtesy discounts on some cases for SHU students who employ his services.

UNDERAGE DRINKING AND DRUG ARRESTS - Mr. Bellizia's unique connection to the Seton Hall/South Orange community is especially advantageous if you are charged with an offense in town. Call him at 866-742-8934 for a free, no obligation ON CAMPUS consultation.

Call Prosper A. Bellizia today toll free at 866-742-8934, or complete the contact form provided on this site to schedule your consultation.

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Prosper A. Bellizia


  • Seton Hall (Undergraduate), BA in Accounting
  • Rutgers Law School (1985 J.D.)


  • District of New Jersey
  • Massachusetts


  • ACDL
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of American

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Prosper A. Bellizia

This attorney practices in New Jersey and is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Federal Criminal Law Since 2006
Criminal Defense Since 2006
DUI Since 2006
Juvenile Law Since 2006
Practice Area Year
Federal Criminal Law Since 2006
Criminal Defense Since 2006
DUI Since 2006
Juvenile Law Since 2006
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