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Mark Cheser

All Superior and Municipal Courts in NJ
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • New Jersey
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I was born and raised in NJ. graduating Emory Law School, Atlanta Georgia in 1978. I was a Governor's Intern assigned to the Union County Prosecutor in 1977 while in Law School and became an Assistant Prosecutor there,1980-83. I was assigned to the Appellate Section, Juvenile Section, Assignment Judge's Trial Team, Elizabeth Project Trial Team, and the Narcotic Strike Force, handling over 300 files and trying 28 case to verdict. I learned how the police and prosecutors think and act.

I have only practiced criminal defense since leaving the Prosecutor's Office, first as a partner at Nassberg & Cheser 1983-1988, and then a solo practitioner from 1988- to the present, altogether 35 years. The N.J.Supreme Court designated me a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney in 1989, a distinction held by less than 1% of the bar. The Supreme Court has reissued this certification four times through to the present. I was named Master of the Richard Hughes Inn of Court, the highest designation of that organization, an association of trial attorneys and Judges. Super Lawyer magazine has listed me numerous times. All of these entities can be contacted to verify the status and method of awarding recognition.

I have handled cases from murder to speeding and have represented thousands of clients. I have appeared in nearly all the Municipal and Superior Courts of N.J. as well as the Federal District Court of N.J. I handle all cases in the office personally.

My office philosophy is to prepare and argue every case, no matter how minor the charge, as if it is a homicide. I always attempt to resolve matters with the least risk to my clients at the lowest cost possible. The aim in every case is dismissal or acquittal. I hate to lose.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    White Collar Crime
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Juvenile Law
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    My office prefers flat fees or a series of flat fees but will work hourly if preferred by the cliet.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New Jersey
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Professional Experience
sole practitioner
Mark M. Cheser Attorney at Law
- Current
practiced only criminal defense
Nassberg & Cheser
practices criminal defense
Assistant Prosecutor
Union County Prtosecutor's Office
Emory University
J.D. (1978) | Law
Honors: Moot Court Society
Activities: Atlanta Legal Aid
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Miami University of Ohio
B.A. (1974) | History, Political Science, Philosophy
Activities: Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
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Richard Hughes Inn of Court
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar  # 008871979
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Criminal Trial Attorney 1989-present
N.J. Supreme Court
Legal Answers
50 Questions Answered
Q. I’d like to have my felony theft conviction from 1990, in the state of Maryland, expunged.
A: You need to speak to a Maryland attorney,
Q. I was rear ended by a tractor trailer but received a ticket for illegal lane change.
A: You must speak to a PI attorney immediately. If the case was dropped liability is likely established. Your damages can be recouped. Hurry though because there may be notice restrictions depending on the status of the truck and driver.
Q. Can you be indicted for 2C:35-5b(2) and 2C:35-5b(3) with the same person and the same drug
A: Sure. More than one person can possess the same thing. The issue is the weight.
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Contact & Map
2424 Morris Ave Suite #202
Union, NJ 07083
Toll-Free: (866) 456-9864