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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Criminal Defense Lawyer Linwood, NJ

A criminal conviction in Linwood, New Jersey could haunt you for the rest of your life. That’s because you will be left with a permanent criminal record that makes it incredibly difficult for you to get or maintain a job in the future. Even your housing options could be jeopardized. Moreover, a criminal record could cause profound embarrassment for you and your loved ones because information about your arrest and/or conviction will be easily accessible by anyone with an internet connection – that’s the reality of living in the internet age. The best way to protect yourself against the long-term ramifications of a criminal conviction in Linwood, NJ is to have a qualified criminal defense attorney on your side. An experienced criminal lawyer will be able to help you fight charges in Linwood Municipal Court and ensure that you keep your record clear of a conviction.

John W. Tumelty is a highly respected criminal attorney with decades of experience handling NJ criminal cases. Mr. Tumelty has successfully represented countless clients in Linwood and everywhere else in Atlantic County, New Jersey. Contact Mr. Tumelty today to schedule a free initial consultation about your case.

Linwood Criminal Attorney Defends Clients Accused of Crimes, DWIs & Traffic Offenses in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Have you been charged with a crime, traffic violation, or DWI offense in Linwood, New Jersey? Then let the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty help you. Mr. Tumelty represents clients facing traffic charges in Linwood Municipal Court and felony charges in Atlantic County Superior Court:

John W. Tumelty and the legal team at the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty are prepared to work hard on your behalf and help you avoid a criminal conviction in your Linwood criminal or traffic case.

Why Choose John W. Tumelty to Handle Your Criminal Case?

John Tumelty, the founding partner of the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty, has more than 30 years of experience as a prosecutor and a criminal defense lawyer in New Jersey. Prior to founding his criminal defense law firm, Mr. Tumelty served as a New Jersey deputy attorney general with the Division of Criminal Justice and an assistant prosecutor with the trial section of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. Now he fights on behalf of individuals charged with felonies, disorderly persons offenses, and traffic offenses in Linwood, NJ.

Mr. Tumelty is a New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, a certification granted to only a handful of attorneys in NJ. This means that you can count on Mr. Tumelty to help you win your case if it reaches the trial stage. Mr. Tumelty has an impressive track record of success that has earned him the respect of his peers in the Atlantic County legal community. He will not back down against prosecutors, whether discussing pre-trial plea deals or arguing in front of a judge or jury.

Free Consultation with an Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney in Linwood, NJ

If you face criminal charges or DWI charges in Linwood, NJ, it is imperative that you have a skilled legal professional handling your case. John Tumelty is a former prosecutor who understands how the New Jersey criminal justice system works and who will aggressively defend you against your charges. Call Mr. Tumelty today to discuss your case over the phone, or you can fill out the online contact form to schedule a free initial consultation at one of the firm’s offices in Atlantic City or Marmora, NJ.

Information About Linwood, New Jersey

Linwood is a city located in the southern area of Atlantic County, NJ. Linwood has a population of around 6,900 people living in a total geographic area of 4.2 square miles. Linwood was incorporated as a borough in 1889 and formed from parts of Egg Harbor Township, then reincorporated as a city in 1931. Linwood is bordered by Egg Harbor Township, Northfield, and Somers Point. The major unincorporated communities in Linwood are Bellhaven and Seaview.

Linwood residents tend to be well off financially, with less than three percent of the population living below the poverty line. The median household income in Linwood is more than $80,000 and the median house value is more than $300,000. Linwood is approximately nine miles away from Atlantic City, making it a popular destination for AC visitors during the summer months. The main highways used by motorists traveling to and from Linwood are the Garden State Parkway, the Atlantic City Expressway, and U.S. Route 9.

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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.