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

Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer & Former New Jersey State Prosector

Cape May & Atlantic County Criminal Defense Attorney & DWI Lawyer

When you have been arrested and charged with a criminal offense, you need a defense attorney with the right background and experience. I have over 25 years experience practicing criminal law in Atlantic City and South Jersey. I am a former state prosecutor and assistant county prosecutor. I have been a successful criminal defense lawyer in Atlantic and Cape May Counties for the last 15 years. I have a tremendous amount of trial experience in criminal law from both sides of the fence.

As a sole practitioner, I personally handle every case that comes into my office. I am with my clients from the initial interview and by their side for every court appearance until the case is successfully resolved. To discuss your case with an Atlantic City certified criminal trial attorney, contact me today for a free initial consultation at 609-390-4600.

Providing Clients With the Service They Deserve

If you’ve been arrested and charged with a criminal offense, hiring the right defense attorney will be the most important decision you make. There are several important factors to consider when selecting a good defense lawyer:

  • An experienced criminal defense trial attorney: Your case may proceed to trial to achieve a successful result. I am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. I have successfully represented my clients in all kinds of criminal jury trials. I have won “not guilty” verdicts in all types of criminal cases including murder, felony murder, armed robbery, drug distribution, bribery, and aggravated sexual assault.
  • An attorney with local experience: Many of my clients have been arrested while visiting South Jersey from elsewhere. I am in court in Atlantic County and Cape May County virtually every day, so I am able to provide my clients with the local experience they need.
  • A skilled investigator: I take action immediately to thoroughly investigate all facts involved in my client’s case. I work with skilled and experienced private investigators, accident reconstructionists, forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, and other experts who may be necessary for building a successful defense strategy.
  • An attorney who believes in you: I passionately believe each and every one of my clients deserves an aggressive and successful defense. I will give your case the personal attention required to build a solid defense and achieve a successful and speedy resolution.

My law offices are located in Cape May County and Atlantic County. My Cape May County office is in Upper Township/Ocean City, and the Atlantic County office is in Atlantic City. I can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 609-390-4600. I offer a free initial consultation and accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover for my legal services.  Call me immediately to discuss your case at 609-390-4600.

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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.