Meet John Weichsel

John L. Weichsel

A Consummate Trial Lawyer

A calm force in the storm, John Weichsel is a criminal defense lawyer who devotes his law practice to solving people's problems. He is a consummate trial lawyer who has earned a reputation for strength and versatility in the courtroom. His word of mouth brings a range of challenging cases to his offices, including high net worth divorces and high profile criminal cases. John's clients know that every case, no matter how large or small, receives his complete personal attention -- and the benefit of his experience and legal skill.

Top-notch Courtroom Skills

John Weichsel is a skilled and successful negotiator, known for achieving the outcomes his clients want. But if your case has to go to court, you will have a lawyer who builds a strong rapport with juries, a lawyer who has earned the admiration and respect of fellow attorneys, courthouse staff, and judges alike. His well-researched and well-reasoned briefs and pleadings -- and his low-key but highly effective demeanor -- have put case after case in this litigator's win column.

Superlative Client Service

Keenly aware of how critical each person's own case is to her or him, John tries to get back to clients who call on the same day, even on days when he is tied up in court. His clients describe him as understanding, patient, and kind -- and as a person who listens carefully and empathetically to their problems. Of new clients, John Weichsel says, "In most cases, the client has a range of choices. I explain the pros and cons of the available options and provide guidance. But the choice is up to the client."

Background and Honors

John Weichsel holds a B.A. cum laude from Clark University and earned his law degree with honors from New York University; additional honors include Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif. He is a member of the Bergen County, New Jersey, New York State, and American Bar Associations; the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey.