Paul B. Brickfield, P.C.

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Clients in New Jersey

Criminal Law

If you have received a summons from the police or been arrested, then you need legal help and advice from the Law Office of Paul Brickfield. Get in contact with us so you can have experienced representation.


New Jersey's penalties for driving while intoxicated (DWI) are among the toughest in the Nation.  Make sure your rights are protected by calling the Law Office of Paul Brickfield if you or a loved one has been stopped for DWI.

Federal Crimes

If you have been charged with a federal crime, it is important to understand that many criminal defense lawyers do not have significant experience in federal cases. Paul Brickfield is a former federal prosecutor and experienced in federal criminal cases.


Are you in need of professional legal help ?

Don't hesitate to contact Paul Brickfield. We have helped many people in the same situations as you're probably in. We  respond quickly and hope to hear from you soon.


“the superior court judge issued a written order reversing the municipal court’s guilty decision”

Our son was arrested and charged with DUI in early December of 2015. We got a lawyer who helped us gather evidence (arrest report, breath analysis and patrol car dashcam video). The problem was, he didn’t present the evidence well. Six months later our son was found guilty in municipal court and faced seven months loss of license and many fines and other penalties. We decided to appeal the case due to discrepancies between the officer’s arrest report, testimony under oath, and his patrol car video of the apprehension. We brought our case to Paul Brickfield and his handling of the retrial was professional and detailed. He spent time with us to discuss and clarify all of the details and evidence. A careful study of the officer’s sworn testimony in municipal court was shown to be contradicted by his own dashcam video. Paul consulted with us and wrote an Appellate Brief based on sound legal arguments and highlighting the key facts based on the officer’s testimony and video. The superior court trial came a few days before Christmas 2016, more than one year after our son’s arrest. The day after the trial, the superior court judge issued a written order reversing the municipal court’s guilty decision as it was shown that the officer made an illegal stop. It was and unhappy Christmas in 2015, but a greatly relieved and celebratory one in 2016!

Handled a Delicate Situation with True Professionalism

Mr. Brickfield was referred to me by another lawyer, who I know professionally, as the most qualified lawyer to handle an alleged hit-and-run case for a close friend of mine. He very carefully walked my friend and me through the legal process and in the end was able to negotiate an outcome that was, as he had explained in the beginning, most likely the best outcome to be expected. I would not hesitate to put my future in Paul’s hands should I ever be in need of his expertise.

Great Criminal Defense Lawyer!

Paul is a great lawyer because he is smart, savvy and hard working. He has a deep network with other lawyers, prosecutors and judges. This is helpful since he knew the various players that we had to deal with. Paul was extremely well prepared for all meetings, whether it is negotiations or court appearances. Most importantly, he makes sure that you are well prepared. I think it’s easy for Paul to always be prepared because he has such a depth and breadth of experience. In court appearances, Paul paid special attention to details and nuances and reacted appropriately. This comes from his years of experience and wisdom. You can’t get this from a textbook! Overall, Paul has great communication skills and helped set expectations. He made a great effort to keep my family apprised on status of cases and next steps.

The best lawyer I could have ever asked for

The best attorney I have ever met in my life. I was facing four felony gun charges and ended up paying a $100 fine with a clean record still. Just yesterday I was saved yet again by Mr. Brickfield I was looking at up to 180 days in jail for violating probation and bail jumping because I missed court. Not only did I not go to jail but I’m not even on probation any more. If you are looking for a miracle this is the man to call. I have put my faith in him many times and I was never let down, and his prices are very reasonable.

Extremely Knowledgeable and Communicative

Mr. Paul Brickfield was an incredible attorney to have on my side through my entire ordeal. I had never needed an attorney in the past & had known very little about the legal system prior to working with Paul. He was extremely communicative about everything that would be happening, what I could expect during the process, and what outcome we could anticipate. He was extremely knowledgeable about the NJ legal system, having quite a diverse background and a great understanding of all legal facets. He made sure to apply his vast knowledge along with great research for my case beforehand. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who is factual, dedicated, and an overall wonderful person!

TRUST me and go to him if you need anything, he won’t let you down

My experience was beyond amazing. I always thought going through the court process and finding a lawyer would be the hardest challenge of my life. However, Paul Brickfield was by far the best lawyer I have ever met and would recommend to anyone. Paul was there to reassure that everything would be okay, he was realistic, honest and put in the time and hard work throughout my entire case(2 years) to get the outcome he said he would from the beginning. Paul Brickfield is phenomenal at what he does, TRUST me and go to him if you need anything, he won’t let you down!! Thank you PAUL BRICKFIELD for all the hard work you put in, you truly changed my life.


We always strive to put our clients in the best position possible, so our immediate goal is to obtain a case dismissal or acquittal. If this cannot be done, we seek to minimize the consequences, perhaps by pursuing a plea agreement, which could include alternate sentencing that can minimize the impact on our client’s freedom and liberty.

Why Us?

Paul Brickfield is a former federal prosecutor in New Jersey as well as a former First Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor. For the past 30 years, he has been a criminal defense lawyer practicing in the federal, state and municipal courts of New Jersey. This combination of prosecutor and criminal defense experience makes us a good choice to represent you.

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