John G. Koufos, Attorney
John G. Koufos specializes in litigation matters and has appeared in nearly every Superior Court in New Jersey. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Koufos began his legal career as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward M. Oles, J.S,C., in the New Jersey Superior Court (Ocean Vicinage).
Mr. Koufos graduated summa cum laude form John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2000. At John Jay College, Mr. Koufos was enrolled in the prestigious B.A. / M.A. Outstanding Scholar Program. He earned a B.A. And M.A. in Criminal Justice in less than three years, specializing in Criminal Law & Procedure.
Mr. Koufos earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, a nationally ranked top-tier law school. He was an Associate Editor on Fordham's nationally renowned Moot Court Board, and received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award for his zealous and successful defense of indigent defendants in New York County Criminal Courts.
He has carried this intensity and attention to detail into his practice and has a well-earned reputation as an aggressive trial attorney. He has taught classes for the New Jersey Bar Association Young Lawyers Division ("How to Handle a Criminal and Municipal Court Case"). While some lawyers try a few cases per year, Mr. Koufos has conducted three jury trials in three separate counties in thirty days, achieving two completed acquittals (the third care settled during jury selection). Mr. Koufos is a fearless advocate for his clients who meticulously studies his adversary's case as he forms his battle plan. He has earned a statewide reputation for trial victories through effective in settlement negotiations, since his adversary knows that there will be war at trial.
|Education:||Jon Jay College of Criminal Justice M.A.|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court District of New Jersey|
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