Background and Experience
Widely known in the halls of justice and in the press as "the lawyer with the bow-tie," Mr. Neary is a renowned legal educator and media commentator whose client list includes professional athletes, entertainers, lawyers, doctors, business leaders, law enforcement employees, public officials, friends and neighbors. He is a leading practitioner in driving while intoxicated cases, including vehicular homicide.
For more than 25 years he has been selected by his colleagues in the legal community for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S., in three categories: white collar criminal defense, non-white collar criminal defense, and driving while intoxicated defense. Mr. Neary has been certified as a Criminal Trial Attorney by both the New Jersey Supreme Court and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has also been named as a member of New Jersey's Top 100 lawyers in Law and Politics magazine ("Super Lawyers") every year since the honor’s inception in 2005.
Mr. Neary has been honored as a Fellow in three prestigious professional societies: the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Neary has served as an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers Law School in Newark for over 30 years. He is also a visiting faculty member of Notre Dame Law School’s intensive Advocacy program. He regularly teaches criminal law and trial advocacy to judges and lawyers.
Mr. Neary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He received his law degree from New York University School of Law.
Brian J Neary
21 Main St Court Plaza South
Hackensack, NJ 07601