Michael A. Smolensky

Michael A. Smolensky

Law Office of Michael A. Smolensky LLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • New Jersey
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Known primarily for criminal defense, the Law Office of Michael A. Smolensky LLC handles cases involving indictable crimes, petty offenses, juvenile delinquency, and domestic violence. The law firm also represents clients charged with motor vehicle violations which includes, among other things, Drunk Driving, Refusal to Submit to Breath Test, Driving While Suspended, and Liability Insurance Violations. In this capacity, Mr. Smolensky represents clients at all stages of the trial court experience. This includes but is not limited to pretrial intervention, recovery court (formerly known as drug court), conditional dismissal, conditional discharge, interrogations, investigations, bail motions, trials, sentencings and other hearings.

Mr. Smolensky's commitment to representing accused persons has led to some phenomenal results. These include indictment dismissals for a fraudulent credit card use charge and a cocaine conspiracy charge, successful motion practice in a case in involving the distribution of drugs, dismissals or downgrades involving DWI, and acquittals at trial.

In addition to this, Mr. Smolensky volunteered as court-appointed pro bono legal guardian from 2015–2019. Furthermore, he was invited to educate federal Special Agents at N.B.I.B. about criminal law and court rules in March 2017. Moreover, Mr. Smolensky has dedicated his time to strengthening the community through civic service through his involvement in Kiwanis, the Sons of the American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Municipal Law
Juvenile Law
Animal & Dog Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Wills
Video Conferencing
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Office of Michael A. Smolensky LLC
- Current
New Jersey Criminal, Juvenile, Intoxicated/Drunk Driving, and Municipal Court Defense Attorney
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. (2008)
Honors: Dean’s List, Spring 2008; Best Oralist, Moot Court 2006
Activities: Rutgers Law Journal, Staff Member
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Simmons College
M.S. (1999) | Education
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Tufts University
B.A. (1994) | Double Major: History and Spanish
Activities: Leonard Carmichael Society; AIESEC
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New Jersey Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
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Professional Associations
Burlington County Bar Association
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New Jersey State Bar Association
- Current
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Gloucester County Bar Association
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State Bar of New Jersey
Attorney at Law of New Jersey
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Articles & Publications
Case Comment, 38 RUTGERS L.J. 1485, 1485–1507 (2007)
Rutgers Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Benchmarks Civics Project, Gloucester County Institute of Technology (GCIT)
New Jersey State Bar Association
To promote a better public understanding of civics and the essential role courts play in a vibrant democracy, the NJSBA and NJ Judiciary developed the Benchmarks Civics Project. The project informs the public about how courts work; what it means to be a citizen; and the importance of an independent, fair and impartial justice system.
Websites & Blogs
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Legal Answers
51 Questions Answered
Q. Is it illegal in New Jersey to get 25 years for drug induced homicide? I’m asking because the law states the max is 20
A: Under New Jersey law, Strict Liability Drug Induced Death is a first degree crime, which ordinarily carries up to 20 years New Jersey State Prison. But a defendant who is extended term eligible would face 20 years to life. Therefore, a sentence of 25 years would not necessarily be illegal.
Q. Generally speaking. What will an expungement cost for a 20 year old Harassment charge I pled guilty too? Thanks
A: This is an excellent question. And I t seems to me the answer will require calling and meeting various attorneys to find out the answer.

One might ask about each attorney’s experience with expungements because this will presumably weigh in one’s decision to retain the attorney. Additionally, one might be able to get a sense of this by asking about the expungement process. Furthermore, meeting attorneys in person might be a good way to make this decision. Before meeting any attorneys, however, it would help for the prospective client to get his / her Criminal History from the State Police.

This is a great question, and finding the right attorney for the job will require some effort, which in the end will be worth it. ... Read More
Q. SWIM got a DUI after NJSP were dispatched for a med check and saw paraphanalia on his lap when asleep in wawa parkin lot
A: More information is required to know the totality of circumstances and to identify any defenses available to this person. A charge of DWI can be defensible, but the defenses turn on the facts of the individual cases. If this friend is unhappy with the legal advice provided by his present attorney, then contacting another attorney for a consultation and retaining a new attorney seem to be actions to take without further delay.
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Michael A. Smolensky LLC
101 Route 130 S, Ste 1
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
Telephone: (856) 812-0321
Monday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 10 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Sunday: 8 AM - 10 PM
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