Leslie Posnock

Leslie Posnock

Schwartz & Posnock
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, Juvenile Law...
  • California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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LESLIE B. POSNOCK is a partner in the law firm of Schwartz & Posnock. Ms. Posnock, an attorney since 1984, is licensed in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and California. Ms. Posnock is a former public defender in Philadelphia and New Jersey and has extensive trial experience. Ms. Posnock has represented individuals in hundreds of cases, involving charges of murder, drugs, sexual assault, mail fraud, wire fraud, theft, forgery, kidnapping, robbery, assault, burglary, Municipal Court matters (including traffic ticket defense), and driving under the influence cases. She has successfully litigated numerous appeals and petitions for post-conviction relief. She has also represented witnesses before Federal and State Grand Juries, and has obtained expungements for her clients. Ms. Posnock was trial and appellate counsel in State of New Jersey v. Alex Grant, an important case in which her client’s indictment for murder was dismissed by the New Jersey Appellate Division. This case has been cited in numerous law review articles, subsequent legal cases, and the New Jersey Court Rules with respect to the right to the presentation of fair and unbiased grand jury testimony. Ms. Posnock has lectured on criminal law topics to the Bar Association of San Francisco Young Lawyers Division, and has written articles on criminal law topics, including “A Model Code of Conduct,” Business Crimes Bulletin, Compliance and Litigation, Vol. 1, No. 3, April 1994. While a student at the University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Posnock worked for the Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Education: University of Pennsylvania, BA History, Cum Laude graduate (1981); American University, Juris Doctor (1984), recipient of Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility as Outstanding Student in the Criminal Trial Clinical Program. Bar Admissions: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, United States District Court for t

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
  • Civil Rights
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
3rd Circuit
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Schwartz & Posnock
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Law practice focusing on white collar and general criminal defense, including New Jersey State and Federal Court trials, Municipal Court and traffic matters, expungments, appeals, as well as civil rights litigation, and personal injury cases. Our firm also represents individuals and companies in business litigation and real estate matters.
Associate Attorney
Friedman Siegelbaum
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Associate attorney focusing on business litigation and criminal defense.
Assistant Deputy Defender
State of New Jersey, Office of the Public Defender
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Criminal defense attorney representing individuals in all aspects of criminal cases in the New Jersey Superior Court, including numerous jury trials.
Assistant Defender
Defender Association of Philadelphia
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Criminal defense attorney in large urban public defender's office. Represented individuals in all aspects of criminal felony and misdemeanor cases, including motions, trials, and appeals.
Education
American University
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Dean's Award as outstanding student in clinical programs.
University of Pennsylvania
B.A. | Russian History
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Honors: Cum Laude graduate.
Activities: Reporter, The Daily Pennsylvanian
Awards
Dean's Award for Professional Responsibility
Washington College of Law of the American University
Selected as top student in the Clinical Program.
Professional Associations
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NJ
Current
American Bar Association
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
“A Model Code of Conduct,”
Business Crimes Bulletin, Compliance and Litigation
Websites & Blogs
Website
Schwartz & Posnock
Website
NJ Civil Rights Lawyers
Blog
Federal Criminal Blogs
Social Media
Contact & Map
99 Corbett Way
Suite 203
Eatontown, NJ 07724
USA
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
70 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
USA
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
Fax: (732) 544-1460