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James B Seplowitz

201-457-0071
James B Seplowitz
Foy & Seplowitz, LLC
105 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
www.foyseplowitz.com
Phone: 201-457-0071
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

James B Seplowitz

Member,
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About James B Seplowitz

James B. Seplowitz is a criminal defense lawyer admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. He has been a member of the NORML Legal Committee since 2004 and is a staunch advocate for the legalization of marijuana. He has seen firsthand through countless clients how our draconian marijuana laws can have drastic and long-lasting consequences. With that background, Mr. Seplowitz is determined to... read more »

Biography

James B. Seplowitz is a criminal defense lawyer admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. He has been a member of the NORML Legal Committee since 2004 and is a staunch advocate for the legalization of marijuana. He has seen firsthand through countless clients how our draconian marijuana laws can have drastic and long-lasting consequences. With that background, Mr. Seplowitz is determined to fight hard for those accused of marijuana offenses. He has defended hundreds of clients under those circumstances and is well-versed in the applicable laws. On May 1, 2013, Mr. Seplowitz co-founded the law firm of Foy & Seplowitz, LLC, which is dedicated to representing the accused in all stages of criminal proceedings.

To find out more information or to set up a consult, please contact Mr. Seplowitz directly or view his law firm’s website at www.foyseplowitz.com

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Contact Information

James B Seplowitz -
Foy & Seplowitz, LLC
105 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
www.foyseplowitz.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 201-457-0071
  • Fax: 201-457-0072

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving30.00%
Criminal Defense25.00%
Drug Crimes20.00%
Marijuana Defense20.00%
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record5.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
New York Member in Good Standing 2004
New Jersey Member in Good Standing 2003

Work Experience

Position Duration
Partner, Foy and Seplowitz, LLC 2013 – present
Partner, Rem Zeller Law Group 20092013
Associate, Rem Zeller Law Group 20042009
Law Clerk, Honorable Donald R. Venezia, J.S.C. 20032004

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of Cincinnati Criminal Justice M.S. 2011
Cardozo School of Law Law J.D. 2003
Yeshiva University History B.A. 2000

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey 2010 – present
Co-Chair,
Municipal Court Practice Committee
Bergen County Bar Association 2004 – present
Member New Jersey State Bar Association 2004 – present
Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2004 – present
Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2003 – present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Bergen's Top Lawyers (201) Magazine 2015
Super Lawyers,
Criminal Defense
New Jersey Super Lawyers Publication 2015
Rising Stars,
Criminal Defense
New Jersey Super Lawyers Publication 2014
Bergen's Top Lawyers (201) Magazine 2013
Rising Stars,
Criminal Defense
New Jersey Super Lawyers Publication 2013
Bergen's Top Lawyers (201) Magazine 2012
Rising Stars,
Criminal Defense
New Jersey Super Lawyers Publication 2012
New Jersey's Top Legal Minds Inside New Jersey 2012
AV Preeminent Rating Martindale-Hubbell ---

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
DWI & Refusal - Evaluating the Case CLE 2015
Reds, Whites and DWI Blues CLE 2013
To Text or Not to Text - The Effect of Technology on Professionalism CLE 2013
Reds, Whites and DWI Blues CLE 2012
Avoiding Common Mistakes In and Out of Court: A Guide to Professionalism and Ethics CLE 2011
Handling First DUI Case CLE 2011
Reds, Whites and DWI Blues CLE 2011
A Survival Guide to the Municipal Courts CLE 2010
Handling the Criminal Case in Superior Court CLE 2009

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Publications and Articles

Drugs Bunny: When Does the Personal Use Defense Lose Its Bounce?

Published 2015

Publisher: Aspatore Books, Inside the Minds Series

Knowing Your Witnesses and Building a Successful Defense for the DWI Client

Published 2013

Publisher: Aspatore Books, Inside the Minds series

Synthetic Marijuana Ban Raises Novel Questions for Defense

Published December 2012

Publisher: New Jersey Law Journal

Seeing Double: Representing a New York Driver in a New Jersey DWI Case

Published December 2010

Publisher: New Jersey Lawyer Magazine

Time to Get Rid of a Draconian Law

Published June 2008

Publisher: New Jersey Law Journal

Driving While Intoxicated When Sleeping in a Parked Car?

Published 2008

Publisher: Bergen Barrister