James P. Lynch

James P. Lynch

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, PA
  • Criminal Law
  • New Jersey
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Mr. Lynch comes to the firm after thirty years as a prominent state and federal prosecutor. His first legal position was as an associate attorney for a Mt. Holly law firm. Mr. Lynch went on to serve for two years as an Assistant Deputy Public Defender with the state’s Camden office. In 1982, Mr. Lynch began his prosecutorial career with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. Over the next twelve years, he served in a variety of responsible positions including Chief of Narcotics, Chief of Major Crimes and Chief of the Homicide Unit. He was named First Assistant Prosecutor of Gloucester County in 1994 and served there until 1996 when he returned to Camden to become First Assistant Prosecutor. He held that position until 2006 when he was named Acting Camden County Prosecutor. Later that year, Mr. Lynch was appointed Assistant United States Attorney by then U. S. Attorney Chris Christie. He served under Mr. Christie and his successor, Paul J. Fishman, for some six years. While serving much of his career in supervisory roles, Mr. Lynch never stopped trying cases. Mr. Lynch has frequently provided instruction to attorneys and to law enforcement officers in a variety of forums throughout the state.

Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, PA
- Current
Assistant United States Attorney
Department of Justice - US Attorney's Office
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First Assistant, Acting Camden County Prosecutor
Camden County Prosecutor’s Office
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First Assistant Prosecutor
Gloucester County Prosecutors' Office
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Assistant Prosecutor
Camden County Prosecutor’s Office
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Also served as Chief of Narcotics, Chief of Major Crimes and Chief of the Homicide Unit
Education
Saint Joseph's University
B.A. (1972)
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. (1972)
Awards
Top Attorneys - 2013
SJ Magazine
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar
Member
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Helmer, Conley & Kasselman
111 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
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Telephone: (856) 547-7888
519 Office
519 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
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Telephone: (856) 547-7888
Bridgeton Office
196 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
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Telephone: (856) 497-9000
Freehold Office
92 E. Commerce Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
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Telephone: (848) 207-3500
Hackensack Office
27 Warren Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Telephone: (201) 212-4900
Somers Point Office
805 New Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
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Telephone: (609) 601-6100
Turnersville Office
900 Route 168, Suite D-5
Turnersville, NJ 08012
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Telephone: (856) 232-7000
Vineland Office
233 W. Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
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Telephone: (856) 690-0900
Woodstown Office
181 East Avenue
Woodstown, NJ 08098
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Telephone: (856) 769-0780
Willingboro Office
600 Beverly Rancocas Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046
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Telephone: (856) 428-5700