Greggory M. Marootian, Esq. is a New Jersey Trial Attorney who specializes in New Jersey DWI Defense, DWI Appeals and Traffic Offenses. Mr. Marootian is not a general practitioner – not a proverbial “jack of all trades” – he does not for example handle real estate closings, injury cases, divorces, bankruptcy or wills & estates. His practice focus and expertise is NJ DWI Defense. Mr. Marootian is one of the first group of 21 NJ lawyers (of approximately 70,000 licensed NJ lawyers) to become Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Municipal Court Trial Attorney and has achieved Superb (10) avvo.com rating.
Mr. Marootian received his B.A. (Psychology) in 1987 from Fairleigh Dickinson University (Magna Cum Laude) where he was a member of the National Honor Society in Psychology. In 1986, as an Undergraduate, Mr. Marootian attended Harvard University (Summer Program) in Cambridge Massachusetts where he studied the Interaction between Law & Psychology. He received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree in 1990 from Seton Hall University School of Law.
Mr. Marootian is a founding member of the National DUI Defense Lawyers Association and long-time member of the National College for DUI Defense. He is National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) trained in DWI Detection and the Administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. He is also qualified as a DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor through extensive training sanctioned by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
He has received Training and Certification in the operation of the Alcotest 7110 MKIII-C (The breath test instrument used in NJ) from the manufacturer, Dräger Safety Inc. Mr. Marootian has written articles on defending the New Jersey DWI charge for New Jersey Lawyers and is frequently consulted by other lawyers and the press regarding NJ DWI defense. He lectures in the area of New Jersey DWI Defense to New Jersey Lawyers and has tried from start to verdict (and appealed) hundreds of DWI cases in New Jersey. He is regarded as a leading expert DWI Defense Lawyer in New Jersey.
New Jersey DWI Defense has become extremely complex and specialized. The consequences of a DWI conviction in New Jersey are severe including mandatory license loss, surcharges, increased insurance rates, the installation of an interlock device in your car, and in some cases, jail.
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Mr. Marootian is a respected, highly qualified, competent advocate and NJ DWI expert. No ethical attorney can guarantee or predict results. Mr. Marootian can however, assure that your case will be professionally and thoroughly reviewed and defended. He will assure that you or your loved one are treated fairly and with respect.
Please feel free to call me if you want to discuss your NJ DWI charge free of charge and free from a high-pressure “sales pitch” or if you want to arrange a one-on-one office consultation. Call my office (973-994-3732) or call me direct on my cell phone (201-404-8990). I am available on weekends and after hours for your convenience.