Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7


Former Prosecutor

Now Fighting for You

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



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



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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Gloucester County Criminal Lawyer

Successful Attorney Defends Clients Facing Serious Criminal Charges in Gloucester County and throughout South Jersey

Getting where you want to be in life — a good job and a wonderful family — takes time and dedication. However, one mistake in judgment can result in your future crumbling to pieces. That’s what happens when someone is charged with a serious criminal offense in Gloucester County or anywhere else in South Jersey. Law enforcement officials, supported by county prosecutors, will work hard to build a solid case against.

You need to hire a criminal defense lawyer who will fight even harder to defend you of your charges and protect your criminal record and your freedom. At the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty we put clients first, doing everything possible to defend them of their charges and keep them out of jail. We offer free consultations about all criminal and traffic charges in Gloucester County and throughout South Jersey.

Facing Serious Criminal Charges in Gloucester County? Don’t Go It Alone!

If you are facing criminal charges, your reputation, your livelihood, and your freedom are at stake. Don’t go it alone. Contact John Tumelty about any of the following serious criminal charges in Gloucester County NJ:

  • Gun and other weapons offenses: Unlawful possession of many different kinds of weapons, including handguns, BB guns, Airsoft guns and paintball guns
  • White collar crimes: computer crimes, embezzlement, forgery, ID Theft and business fraud
  • Domestic violence: restraining order defense spousal abuse, harassment, stalking and harassment
  • Drug charges, whether heroin, marijuana, cocaine, including simple possession or possession with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia or possession of illegal prescription medications
  • Casino crimes, including underage gambling, casino theft, cheating scams, assaults, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass in casino hotels
  • DWI charges and traffic violations including DUI/drugs, breath test refusal, speeding and reckless driving
  • Juvenile defense including possession of a fake ID, drug possession, shoplifting, possession of a fake ID and underage drinking
  • Sex crimes including prostitution, sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, child pornography and sexting as well as Megan’s Law issues
  • Assault: aggravated assault, fighting offenses, simple assault and vehicular assault
  • Theft and fraud offenses, including burglary, shoplifting,robbery, check fraud, credit card fraud and receiving stolen property.

Mr. Tumelty has been successfully defending clients in Gloucester County and throughout South Jersey for many years. He will work with prosecutors to negotiate the optimal outcome in your case. When a plea bargain or full dismissal is not possible, you can rely on Mr. Tumelty to fight for you in court at trial.

Former NJ Prosecutor Provides Aggressive Criminal Defense for Clients Facing Charges in Gloucester County

Mr. Tumelty is a New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Criminal Trial Attorney and New Jersey Supreme Court Municipal Court Law Attorney. Contact John W. Tumelty to request a free consultation about your charges. He will answer your questions, explain your rights and fight tirelessly for the optimal result in your case.

Contact our offices in Atlantic City, Marmora or Somers Point and find out how Mr. Tumelty will put his 30 years worth of experience helping clients beat serious charges to work in your case.

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Atlantic County Office

Areas We Serve

Atlantic County Office

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.