Defending felony, misdemeanor, juvenile and traffic matters
I am Paul Ferrell, Jr., a criminal defense attorney practicing out of Voorhees and representing clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. For more than 30 years, I have been providing effective counsel and representation to individuals and families facing difficult legal challenges. As your lawyer, I will answer your questions and defend your interests against a wide range of criminal charges, including drug crimes and juvenile crimes. I will also work to limit or eliminate the negative consequences associated with an arrest or conviction. Put More Than Three Decades Of Legal Experience On Your Side In addition to my work as a sole practitioner, I have served in the public sector as a state public defender and an assistant county prosecutor. With a keen understanding of how the opposition structures its cases, I can better help my clients build strategies that anticipate the prosecution's objectives. Paul Ferrell Jr. rose through the ranks of the New York City public school system and subsequently graduated from Delaware State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis on accounting. He gained success in industrial accounting at Fortune 500 companies like Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson and Lockheed aircraft Corporation. He also spent several years working in the public sector in financial and administrative positions prior to entering law school. His first position in the legal profession was as a law clerk in the office of the New Jersey Public Defender after graduating from the Temple University School of Law. Following his clerkship in the Public Defender's Office, he became a trial attorney defending adult and juvenile clients. In 1983 began a full-time private practice, where he served the legal needs of a broad cross-section of individuals in areas of criminal and civil law, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases as well as go with governmental bodies and private citizens. During this time he was oh so legal counsel to a large public school district as well as a municipal zoning Board of Adjustment. In 1994, he became an Assistant Prosecutor in the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office; in this capacity, he prosecuted juvenile offenders, made presentations to the Grand Jury and conducted trials from agreement to verdict and sentencing. In 2004, he returned to private practice. Mr. Ferrell has been active in the community volunteering at a senior citizens convalescent center, teaching courses in legal procedure to future police officers and contributing his services on various Bar Association committees. Whether you face DUI charges or wish to pursue an expungement, I emphasize attentive, discreet, and responsive service. By building strong, professional relationships, I can better account for your individual goals while providing affordable representation.
- 1978 State Bar of New Jersey (Active)
- 1977 State Bar of Pennsylvania (Active)
- AV Rated - Martindale-Hubbell - 2015
- Best Lawyer - Best Lawyers - 2010 to 2015
- Dean's List - University Dean - 1961