Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7

609.390.4600

Former Prosecutor

Now Fighting for You

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI attorney
who knows how to navigate the local courts

RECENT DWI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE RESULTS

STATE v. HENDRICKS — NEW JERSEY MURDER TRIAL — “NOT GUILTY” VERDICT

Mr. Tumelty represented Helena Hendricks, who was charged with first degree murder in Atlantic County Superior Court. The defendant faced a number of additional charges, including armed robbery, conspiracy and possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose. At the conclusion of a jury trial that lasted three weeks, the defendant was found “not guilty” of all charges.

Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for Over 30 Years

Criminal Indictment

You may have seen the word “indictment” a time or two before. You might have seen it as part of a front-page newspaper headline or on the local news, but do you actually know what an indictment is or what it means? Indictments Used for Federal Crimes An indictment is basically a formal accusation of… Continue Reading

Criminal Assault

A general definition for criminal assault is an act that threatens someone with physical harm. The word “threatens” is important because it highlights that physical harm does not need to result for it to be considered criminal assault. Now, criminal assault specifics can vary a bit from state to state, so a local criminal defense… Continue Reading

Basics of Criminal Law

Many who feel educated on criminal defense really only know what they have seen on television or in movies. And while television and movies do a good job of getting the story across, they do not touch on everything that would happen in a real life case. If you have been arrested and are facing… Continue Reading

 New Jersey White Collar Crimes Attorney – Atlantic City & Cape May Defense Lawyer


If you have been accused of a white collar crime, you could be facing not only jail time but also a criminal record that will place severe restrictions on the kinds of employment you will be able to get in the future. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side.I am John W. Tumelty, an Atlantic City white collar crimes attorney representing clients in Atlantic City, Cape May, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Avalon, Stone Harbor, and Wildwood, Atlantic County, Cape May County and other counties in South Jersey. If you have been accused of fraud, embezzlement or another white collar crime, contact me today for a free consultation.

Striving to Keep Your Criminal Record Clean

White collar crime is a general term for offenses that typically involve some level of business or financial deception. Most people charged with white collar crimes have clean records and little experience with the justice system. The following are some common white collar crimes:

  • Business fraud: If you have been accused of defrauding customers, defrauding businesses, writing bad checks or any other business fraud offense, I can help.
  • Embezzlement: I regularly defend clients who have been accused of stealing money and property from their employers and other organizations.
  • Computer crimes: I have the experience to carefully scrutinize evidence of theft and other offenses that police and prosecutors have gathered over the Internet.
  • Forgery and fake IDs: Whether you are accused of forging a signature or an identification card, you may be facing serious criminal consequences.
  • Identity theftWith the rise in identity theft, there has been a serious increase in penalties for stealing someone else’s identity.

I have been practicing criminal law in New Jersey for more than 30 years and am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. I have the experience to aggressively defend you against the serious consequences of white collar crime charges.

Time may be of the essence when it comes to conducting an independent investigation of the facts of your case. Call me today at 609-390-4600 to discuss your criminal defense options. I can be reached 24-hours a day, seven days a week for your urgent needs.

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Office Locations

THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
539 S Shore Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223
609.390.4600
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
3318 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
609.385.4221
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
100 E Rio Grande Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609.277.2786
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
822 Shore Rd
Somers Point, NJ 08244
609.277.2786

Areas We Serve

Office Locations

THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
539 S Shore Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223
609.390.4600
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
3318 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
609.385.4221
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
100 E Rio Grande Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609.277.2786
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
822 Shore Rd
Somers Point, NJ 08244
609.277.2786

Seasoned criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty has three conveniently located offices in Atlantic City, Somers Point and Marmora, NJ. He serves clients in Atlantic, Ocean, Gloucester and Cape May counties and the Jersey Shore, including: Absecon, Atlantic City, Avalon, Cape May, Dennis Township, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, Hammonton, Linwood, Lower Township, Margate, Middle Township, Northfield, Ocean City, Pleasantville, Sea Isle City, Somers Point, Stone Harbor, Upper Township, Ventnor and Wildwood.