National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Frederick P Sisto
NORML Marijuana Business Section
Frederick P Sisto
NORML Criminal Defense Section
Frederick P Sisto
About Frederick P Sisto
Fred Sisto is a seasoned criminal defense attorney who handles criminal cases throughout New Jersey, with a focus in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. Mr. Sisto graduated Rutgers College and Rutgers School of Law with Dean's List and Distinguished Service Honors in 2007. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar that same year. Fred served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge (later Justice) Jane Cu... read more »
Fred Sisto is a seasoned criminal defense attorney who handles criminal cases throughout New Jersey, with a focus in Ocean and Monmouth Counties.
Mr. Sisto graduated Rutgers College and Rutgers School of Law with Dean's List and Distinguished Service Honors in 2007. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar that same year. Fred served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge (later Justice) Jane Cutler Greenspan of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Like many accomplished trial attorneys, Mr. Sisto began his legal career as an attorney for the Ocean trial region of the Office of the Public Defender. His private practice was founded in 2009. Mr. Sisto has successfully handled cases ranging from motor vehicle and drug offenses to serious indictable offenses, including homicides.
While at Rutgers, Mr. Sisto studied abroad in Spain and continues to speak fluent Spanish. He has lectured on criminal law and procedure topics at Ocean County College since 2008.
Fred was a New Jersey State Champion in tennis. He recently ran and completed the 26.2 mile New Orleans Marathon.
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|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||8.00%|
|Criminal Appellate Law||8.00%|
|Firearm and Weapon Charges||8.00%|
|Seal or Expunge Criminal Record||7.00%|
|White Collar Crime||7.00%|
|New Jersey||Member in Good Standing||2007|
|Sole practicioner||2007 – present|
|Rutgers School of Law||J.D.||2006|
|NORML Marijuana Business Section||present|
|NORML Criminal Defense Section||present|
|National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||present|
|Certified Criminal Law Attorney||Criminal Law||New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification||2017|
Awards and Recognitions
|Pro Bono Publico Distinguished Service||Rutgers School of Law||2006|
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Posted on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
On June 5, 2017, in the case of State v. Dasean Harper, Chief Justice Rabner wrote for a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court. The Legislature passed an amnesty bill in 2013 that, “for a period of... [read more]
Posted on Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Because it was an investigative detention from the point that Campan took those directed actions toward defendant, the Court must consider whether, based on a totality of the circumstances, the encoun... [read more]
Posted on Saturday, July 1st, 2017
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated.” U.S. Const. amend. IV; N.J. Const. art. I,... [read more]
Posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Campan asked defendant what she was doing, and she replied that she was smoking a cigarette. Campan testified that he did not observe a cigarette or cigarette butt. Campan asked her why she began to s... [read more]
Posted on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
On June 6, 2017, Justice LaVecchia wrote for a six to one majority of the New Jersey Supreme Court in the Monmouth County case of State v. Lurdes Rosario. In this appeal, the Court addresses whether a... [read more]
Publications and Articles
Published August 2017
Publisher: New Jersey Law Journal
Author. Legalization of Suspicionless Canine Sniffs in NJ. New Jersey Law Journal. August 28, 2017.