Skilled Over 25 Years' Experience

Providing aggressive legal representation at every stage of the proceedings.

Who We Are

Victorious Extensive Trial Experience

Clifford E. Lazzaro has the trial experience to lead your case to a favorable outcome.

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When your record and reputation are on the line, we are ready to defend your case.

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  • Accused of a Crime?

    You deserve aggressive representation. We have the trial experience to lead your case to a favorable outcome.

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  • Matrimonial Issues

    Have a family law issue? We focus on high-net-worth cases and applications to enforce or reduce alimony or child support.

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New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney

Representing Elizabeth and Union County

Every defendant is entitled to aggressive and vigorous legal representation. At Clifford E. Lazzaro, P.C., our goal is to provide top-notch defense for clients accused of serious crimes. Our lead attorney has extensive trial experience and has handled thousands of cases during his career. He is a former New Jersey Assistant Prosecutor and worked as a Special Deputy Attorney General prior to starting his firm.

Bold and Determined Legal Advocacy

If you are facing a criminal case and don't want to accept a plea bargain, you have a constitutional right to a trial by jury. While we can work to get your case dismissed prior to trial, we are not afraid to go up against the prosecution team in court. Our team of Elizabeth criminal defense lawyers are unrelenting when taking cases to trial and will do everything in our power to protect and defend your rights.

View our recent victories for a glimpse at what our firm can do for our clients. Contact our team and let us go to work for you.

More Than 25 Years of Experience

We are confident in our ability to handle your case. Clifford E. Lazzaro can capture the jury's attention from the opening statement to the closing arguments and maximize the accused's chances of acquittal. With his skill level and trial experience, Clifford E. Lazzaro draws the jury's attention to the weaknesses of the State's case and the State's inability to meet its burden of proof of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

We handle a wide variety of criminal cases including:

Our lead attorney has more than 25 years of experience working in law. He is also adept at handling all manner of family law and matrimonial law cases as well. He is a former prosecutor and Special Deputy Attorney General. He is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit. The firm also has an active Appellate practice.

Free Consultations Available

If you have been accused of a crime or are faced with a complicated legal family matter in Elizabeth or a surrounding Union County area, we want to encourage you to choose an attorney who can help you feel confident about your case. At Clifford E. Lazzaro, P.C., we offer complimentary, over-the-phone or in-person consultations . We make sure to keep ourselves available to meet with our clients and make it our goal to be communicative throughout the legal process. Ready to get started?

Don't hesitate to call us right away if you would like to discuss your case with an experienced trial attorney!

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