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I offer all of my clients my very best efforts and a vigorous defense. I have over 38 years of litigation experience in the State and Federal Courts in both New Jersey and New York. As a sole practitioner, all my clients deal only with me as their defense attorney, no one is given a less experienced or junior attorney.

I team with experienced investigators and other experts to make sure all leads, witnesses and possible defenses are thoroughly explored and used to best advantage. Most importantly the client is involved in every detail and every step along the way. I am Certified by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney since 1983 and re-certified every seven years since

Contact me today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • DWI Defense
  • Traffic Violations
  • Expungements
  • Assault
  • Homicide
  • Sex Offenses
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Theft
  • Domestic Violence
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Drug Cases
  • Firearm Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Embezzlement

I am available 24/7/365. I can always be reached and always return phone calls ASAP. My fees are reasonable and I will work with my clients on payment plans if their needs so require.

Call 973-814-4203 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Joel M. Bacher


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • All State Courts
  • New Jersey Federal Courts
  • New York Southern Federal Districts
  • New York Eastern Federal Districts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Admitted To The Bar:

  • New Jersey - 1975
  • New York - 1976

Board Certification:

  • Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney since 1983 and re-certified every seven years since


  • New York Law School, J.D. 1974
  • University of Cincinnati, B.A. 1971

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Passaic County Bar Association
  • Justice Robert L. Clifford Inn of Court
  • Pro Bono volunteer for the Northeast New Jersey Legal Services and Volunteer Lawyer for Justice
  • Recipient of the Public Justice Achievement Award in 2004
  • Volunteer Judge in the National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition in 2007 and 2008
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2007, voted by my peers to be among the top 5% of the lawyers in the State of New Jersey
  • Former Public Defender for the Township of Bloomingdale, New Jersey
  • Served on the Passaic County Committee for Municipal Courts representing the interests of Municipal public defender
  • Served as Court appointed Arbitrator in Hudson and Essex Counties in New Jersey

Foreign Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

Joel Bacher

Joel Bacher

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Criminal Defense Since 2013
Practice Area Year
Criminal Defense Since 2013
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