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Law Office of Leon Matchin LLC
  • Traffic Tickets, DUI & DWI, Criminal Law
  • New Jersey
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I have known Leon for about 15 years being a local attorney in town. I have seen him come up the ranks and I am impressed. I can say without hesitation that anyone who hire him as their attorney will have a real fighter on their side.
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I always knew I would be an attorney because my uncle was a prosecutor and then a successful defense attorney and I wanted to do what he did. I graduated Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1998 and I started Seton Hall University School of Law at Newark, New Jersey the fall of that same year. I attended law school part time, however, because I also worked a full time job at a law firm in Elizabeth, New Jersey from which it was an easy 15 minute commute to my night classes. That was my life for four years until I graduated Seton Hall in 2002 and immediately hung my shingles. I never worked for anyone as a practicing attorney, except my clients of course. After all, I did everything an attorney does at the firm I worked at while attending law school for four years, except representing clients in court. Still, I accompanied the attorneys I worked for plenty of times on the cases I worked on, filed motions, briefs, etc… When I got my license to practice, I was ready to go out on my own. I was 26 years old. My four years working and studying gave me the confidence and knowledge to take such a leap of faith at such a young age.
I am still working for myself as a practicing attorney to this day representing clients in court charged with various criminal, drunk driving and traffic offenses.

Practice Areas
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Free Consultation
    I meet with clients for 30 minutes at no charge to the client.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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3rd Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian
Professional Experience
Attorney / Founder
Law Office of Leon Matchin LLC
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Law offices of Robert Diorio
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Adjunct Professor
State University of New York Stony Brook
Seton Hall University School of Law
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State University of New York - Stony Brook
B.A. (1998) | History and Political Science
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Intramural Basketball and President of Alpha Epsilon Pi Iolta Delta Chapter Senior Year of College
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Top 10
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbel Lawyers Service
Better Business Bureau
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
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Client's Choice
Professional Associations
South Jersey Legal Services (Private Attorney Involvement Program)
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
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Federal Court Third Circuit
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New Jersey State Bar  # 000062002
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Articles & Publications
Preparing for a DUI Marijuana Charge
Leon Matchin
Caught Toking and Driving?
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Speaking Engagements
Criminal and DUI Representation
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Law Club
Internship, Business Law Class, Rutgers University
Rutgers University Business Law Class
Spoke before an intern's business law class at his university. The intern interned for me during his last semester of college.
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Municipal Court Trial Attorney
Supreme Court of New Jersey
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Legal Answers
235 Questions Answered
Q. I wanted to know if fingerprint evidence needs to be handed over in Discovery
A: if the state is using it to prove the case then yes definitely if not you may request it as exculpatory evidence and if they refuse you file a motion with the court
Q. What exactly is considered "peering" in windows. And how high is the burden of proof?
A: burden of proof is beyond reasonable doubt
Q. How close do you have to be to a window to be charged with peering in the window?
A: It depends on whether you are with or without binoculars and/or a telescope.
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Contact & Map
The Law Offices of Leon Matchin, LLC
Milltown, New Jersey - Main Office
86 Washington Ave.
Suite A
Milltown, NJ 08850
Telephone: (833) 732-7320
Fax: (732) 662-7660
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed
The Law Offices of Leon Matchin, LLC
Morganville, New Jersey Office
By Appointment Only
50 U.S. 9
Morganville, NJ 07751
Telephone: (833) 732-7320
Fax: (732) 662-7660
The Law Offices of Leon Matchin, LLC
Robbinsville, New Jersey Office
By Appointment Only
37 Robbinsville Allentown Rd
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Telephone: (833) 732-7320
Fax: (732) 662-7660
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