Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7

609.385.4010

Former Prosecutor

Now Fighting for You

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI attorney
who knows how to navigate the local courts

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

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2017 ACADEMIC ACHIEVER SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ANNOUNCED!

CONGRATULATIONS to Ocean City High School Graduate, Aleva Parker, the recipient of the 2017 Academic Achiever Scholarship.

We wish Ms. Parker all the best as she continues her education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA where she plans to earn her BSN in nursing.

Aleva Parker

About the Academic Achiever Scholarship:

The Law Offices of John W. Tumelty invites all high school seniors in Cape May County and Atlantic County in NJ to enter to win a $1,000 scholarship to the four-year college of their choice. Applicants must submit an essay that will be judged by the law firm staff.*

A longtime resident of South Jersey, a former Atlantic County prosecutor and a local businessman for more than 30 years, criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty is providing an annual $1,000 scholarship essay contest because he knows the impact of obtaining a college degree. He believes, in this economy, smart, hard-working students can use some help paying for that important education.

2017 ASPIRING ATTORNEY SCHOLARSHIP

The Law Firm of John W. Tumelty invites all aspiring lawyers across the country to apply for a $1,000 scholarship to the educational institution of their choice. John W. Tumelty has been practicing law for over 30 years and would like to help a smart, hard-working student with a passion for the law to pay for their education.

We have selected a winner for the Aspiring Attorney Scholarship:
Christina M. Isnardi, who will be attending the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

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South Jersey criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty is conveniently located in Atlantic City, NJ. He serves clients in Atlantic, Ocean, Gloucester and Cape May counties and the Jersey Shore, including: Absecon, Atlantic City, Avalon, Brigantine, Buena, Cape May, Egg Harbor City, Egg Harbor Township, Estell Manor, Folsom, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, Hammonton, Linwood, Longport, Margate, Mullica Township, Northfield, Pleasantville, Port Republic, Somers Point, Ventnor,  and Waymouth.