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 Northfield NJ

Criminal Lawyer Defends Clients Against DWI & Traffic Charges in Northfield and Throughout Atlantic County, NJ

The consequences of a criminal conviction or a DWI conviction in Northfield, NJ may include fines, suspension of your driver’s license, and even jail time. Moreover, a conviction for a criminal offense could leave you with a permanent criminal record that makes it very difficult for you to secure a job, keep a job, rent or buy a home, or secure a loan. The best way to protect your future and ensure that you don’t get “over charged” by an overzealous prosecutor in the Northfield Municipal Court is to have a qualified criminal attorney on your side and fighting to win your case.

John Tumelty is an experienced criminal lawyer who understands the New Jersey criminal justice system and who has defended countless clients in Northfield, NJ. If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges in Northfield, Mr. Tumelty can help you. Fill out the online form now to schedule a free consultation.

Criminal Defense Lawyer Represents Clients Throughout Atlantic County NJ

Facing criminal charges in Northfield, NJ? You need a lawyer. Facing DWI charges in Northfield? You need a lawyer. Facing a traffic ticket? You need a lawyer. The bottom line is that you do not want to take any chances when it comes to your case. That’s why you should speak with one of the experienced attorneys at the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty today. Our legal team has successfully defended clients against all types of criminal charges and traffic charges in Atlantic County, NJ, including:

John Tumelty is prepared to handle your criminal case or traffic case in Northfield Municipal Court. He can also defend you against more serious criminal charges in Atlantic County Superior Court.

Schedule a Free Consultation with an Aggressive Northfield Criminal Lawyer

John W. Tumelty and the other members of the legal team at the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty wants to hear your side of the story. We understand how difficult it can be to go through the criminal justice system in Northfield, NJ, which is why we will learn all about you and your case before crafting a defense strategy on your behalf. Call us today to discuss your options, or you can fill out the online form to schedule a free consultation at one of our offices in Atlantic City or Marmora, New Jersey.

Northfield, New Jersey

Northfield is a city located in Atlantic County, NJ. Northfield has a total population of 8,410 people, which represents a slight decline from the 2010 US Census. Those residents are packed into a total geographic area of approximately 2.5 square miles. Northfield was formed from parts of Egg Harbor Township in 1905 and is often called the “Gateway to the Shore” because of its close proximity to Atlantic City and the Atlantic Ocean. Northfield is bordered by Pleasantville, Egg Harbor Township, and Linwood, New Jersey. The major unincorporated communities within Northfield are Bakersville and Dolphin.

Northfield is known for being the home to Birch Grove Park, a major wooded area with campsites, hiking trails, lakes, and a large children’s playground. Northfield also has a popular bird sanctuary that attracts many visitors throughout the year. Although Northfield doesn’t have a lot of roadways, local law enforcement still patrols roads across the city and looks for drivers who may be intoxicated. As a result, a lot of motorists are charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in Northfield every year.

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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.