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Douglas F Herring

Former State and Federal Prosecutor

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, White Collar Crime, Misdemeanor, Criminal Defense & DUI Defense

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Former Los Angeles & Compton gang prosecutor, federal prosecutor, and state prosecutor … Now providing an aggressive criminal defense for you.

As a criminal defense lawyer in New Jersey, Douglas Herring handles all Superior Court and Municipal Court charges.  Mr. Herring is well known for the aggressive representation of clients.  Mr. Herring handles Homicides, White Collar cases, Drug Crimes, Theft Crimes, Juvenile Crimes, Domestic Violence, and Expungements throughout New Jersey.  Mr. Herring has experience in Municipal Courts, including DUI cases.

DOUG’S EXPERIENCE AT A GLANCE:
•        15+ years experience handing all Felonies & Misdemeanors
•        Former Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County
•        Former Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey
•        Former Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles.  Assigned to the Hardcore Gang Unit in Compton.
•        Conducted over 100 jury trials.
•        Taught Prosecutors the use of computerized presentations for trials.

CONDUCTED OVER 100 JURY TRIALS
Douglas Herring has conducted over 100 jury trials and numerous judge trials.  Mr. Herring is a 1991 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and a 1996 graduate of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.  After working as a defense attorney, Mr. Herring began as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles.  Eventually, Mr. Herring was assigned the elite Hardcore Gang Unit in the Compton Courthouse and the Norwalk Courthouse.  Mr. Herring relocated to New Jersey and worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in Newark and Trenton.  He moved to state court crimes and began as an Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County.  Eventually, Mr. Herring was the busiest prosecutor on a trial team where he handled all aspect of the cases from the original charging through trial before a jury.

NEW JERSEY CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER DOUGLAS HERRING
Drawing on his experiences, contacts and relationships with prosecutors, law enforcement and judges within the criminal justice system, Mr. Herring opened the premier New Jersey criminal defense firm.  He knows the inner workings of investigations conducted by law enforcement and how prosecutors assemble their cases against a suspect.  Mr. Herring defends clients accused of criminal charges in New Jersey.  Mr. Herring is known for "working up" his cases by conducting a thorough and independent investigation separate and apart from law enforcement.  He leaves no stone unturned when defending his clients whether they are fighting a Municipal Court DUI, complex white collar fraud case, or a high profile murder case.  Attorney Herring understands that his client's interests and he will work hard to keep them out of jail and free of a criminal record.
Unlike many other attorneys, Mr. Herring focuses exclusively on the practice of criminal law.  This exclusive focus allows him to understand your situation and the law that relates to your case.  This experience will make an immeasurable difference in your case.

 “CONNECT WITH YOUR DEFENSE”
Mr. Herring founded this law practice to focus on superior client service and using technology to improve the connection clients have with their case.  The police reports in your case will be scanned and available to you immediately.  Your emails and phone calls are important and Mr. Herring will return your calls as quickly as possible
Position Organization Location Duration
Assistant ProsecutorMiddlesex County Prosecutor's Office2009-2014
Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Dept. Of Justice, Criminal Division2008-2009
Assistant District AttorneyLos Angeles District Attorney Office1998-2008
Associate Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Office of Dennis Alan Lempert1997-1998
School Degree Major Graduation
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityJD Law School1997  
Washington University in St. LouisB.S.Biology, Psychology1991
State / Court Date
New Jersey2008
California1997
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    National Trial Lawyers - Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
    Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
    American Bar Association
    New Jersey State Bar Association
    Middlesex County Bar Association,
    Mercer County Bar Association
    Somerset County Bar Association
    State Bar of California
  • Top 20%; Dean’s Honor Roll 1995-1996, 1996-1997)
    AM JUR AWARD: Advanced Negotiation Techniques (Spring 1997)
    LAW JOURNAL: Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law
    •        Chief Articles Editor 1996-7
    •        Published Article on International Pharmaceutical Smuggling - 18 Loy. L.A. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 841 (1996)
    MOOT COURT COMPETITION: Finalist 1996
    TRIAL ADVOCACY COMPETITION: Finalist 1995 & 1996
  • State v. M.G. = All Charges Dismissed

  • Getting High from South of the Border: Illicit Smuggling of Rohypnol as an Example of the Need to Modify U.S. Response to International Drug Smuggling after NAFTA.
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(1997) Juris Doctorate, Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University. Verified with DegreeVerify.June 16, 2014
(1991) Bachelor of Science, Washington University, St. Louis. Verified with DegreeVerify.June 16, 2014
(2008) Licensed as Attorney in New Jersey. Verified with New Jersey State Bar Association.May 27, 2014

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Former Los Angeles & Compton Gang Prosecutor, Federal Prosecutor, New Jersey Prosecutor … Now Providing an Aggressive Defense for You!

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Douglas F Herring
475 Wall Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
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  • We serve the following localities: Mercer County including Ewing, Hightstown, Pennington, Princeton, Trenton, and West Windsor; Middlesex County including East Brunswick, Highland Park, Metuchen, Milltown, Monroe Township, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Old Bridge, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Plainsboro, Sayreville, South Amboy, South River, and Woodbridge; and Somerset County including Basking Ridge, Bridgewater, Somerset, and Somerville.

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