New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys
Every Person Deserves Fair Representation
We are 100% committed to safeguarding the lives and well-being of the families we represent. This can very often includes keeping your loved ones out of jail. We defend against a wide variety of criminal cases, ranging from minor traffic violations to serious allegations of murder. If you need help, we’re the legal team to call.
If you need legal help fast, contact us at (856) 512-1461 or submit an online contact form here. We can often accommodate same-day appointments. We also offer after-hours and weekend appointments on an as-needed basis.
At Burnham Douglass Attorneys at Law, our New Jersey criminal defense lawyers represent clients accused of crimes and municipal offenses, including traffic tickets. Our firm fully understands what the prosecution is capable of and what the defense needs to do in order to stop them. Our defense lawyers have decades of trial experience handling criminal cases throughout New Jersey.
Working to Protect Your Freedom
Hire Experienced Defense Attorneys
Our legal team is prepared to represent clients in courts throughout New Jersey. We accept cases including but not limited to the charges listed to the right.
These charges range in penalties from a few nights in jail to decades in prison, and each carries with it the threat of losing your freedom, paying hefty amounts in fines, and spending the rest of your life with a potentially damaging criminal record. Don’t hesitate; take charge of your situation by calling our team for help.
Co-founder and lead attorney, Philip S. Burnham, II, is a former Assistant County Prosecutor with over 28 years of experience in the field. If you are facing any charge, do not wait. Contact Burnham Douglass Attorneys at Law to protect your interests.
- Aggravated Assault
- Bail Hearings
- Child Abuse
- Drug Crimes
- Parole/Probation Violations
- Resisting Arrest
- Sexual Assault
- Megan’s Law
- Weapons Offenses
We approach each client with compassion, empathy and care.
We have an in-depth understanding of the law and how it relates to your unique case.
We will provide you with the personal attention your case deserves.
We offer video, after hour and weekend appointments for your convenience.
We deliver high-quality legal work because we handle select cases.
We have been serving the needs of our clients for over 30 years and are dedicated to your success.
I am forever thankful for the legal help Ms. Michelle and Mr. Burnham did for my case.- Samantha V.
Michelle and Phil are excellent attorneys.- Paige B.
I am forever thankful for the legal help Ms. Michelle and Mr. Burnham did for my case.- S.V.
I could not have been more pleased with the firm or our result.- Michelle M.C.
Both Michelle and Phil made me feel like I was a family member they were representing.- Robert K. Petroski
After meeting Michelle, she gave me the confidence I needed to fight for what I deserved.- Maria Marino
I never knew compassion, value and honesty could exist in an attorney until I met Philip.- Dan
She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me.- James Runyon
Michelle Douglass is a straight shooter and fights for your rights.- Dave Daniels
Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used.- Abby