......................... 40%Criminal Law, Traffi...
......................... 25%Megan's Law, CSL, PS...
......................... 10%Juvenile Law
......................... 10%Commercial Law
|Contact Info||Telephone: 973-813-7670|
|University ||Rutgers College, New Brunswick, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 1985 Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha; Rutgers University, State University of New Jersey; Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, Graduate Research Fellow in International Economics, Certificate of Completion, with honors in Government of Japan, "Monbushi" scholarship, 1988|
|Law School||School of Law-Camden, J.D., 1992|
|Admitted||1992, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1997, U.S. Supreme Court; 1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit|
|Memberships ||Morris County Bar Association, 1995 - Present|
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011 - Present
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, 2011 - Present
New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, 2011 - Present
|Languages||Spanish and Japanese|
"Qualified Mediator" (Court-Appointed mediator under R. 1:40), 2007.
James H. Maynard is the founder and managing member of the law firm. The firm has been providing high quality legal council and aggressive representation since 1994. Established as one of the first criminal defense “boutique” firms in the State of New Jersey, the firm later diversified to encompass other practices areas to accommodate clients’ various needs.
Mr. Maynard has actively volunteered and provided free services for the surrounding community. In 2002, James joined Trial Lawyers Care (TLC), an organization that provided "pro bono" (free) legal representation for 9/11 victims. He represented the only living "Lead Case" of the September 11th Victims before the Victims’ Compensation Fund, and litigated significant precedential issues to a successful conclusion.
Among Mr. Maynard's many accomplishments, he successfully appealed a portion of Megan's Law to the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the first and only law firm to do so in the State of New Jersey, leading to a dismissal of his client’s charges and a revision of Megan's Law by the New Jersey Legislature.
Mr. Maynard's practice areas include criminal defense and commercial law (including non-profit and mediation of complex commercial disputes), as outlined below:
• Megan's Law
• CSL / PSL
• Megan's Law tier-modification
• Megan's Law and CSL / PSL termination
• Child Sexual Abuse
• Child Endangerment
• Domestic Violence
• TRO / FRO (Temporary Restraining Order and Final Restraining Order)
• Drug Charges
• Drug Possession
• Drug Trafficking
• Prescription Drugs
• Assault and Violent Crimes
• Juvenile crimes
• Weapons charges
• Terroristic Threats
• Internet crimes
• Child Pornography (possession and distribution)
• Armed Robbery
• Theft and Shoplifting
• Solicitation of a minor
• Sex Crimes
COMMERCIAL LAW/ BUSINESS LAW/ CORPORATE LAW
• Non-profit corporations
• International trade
|Reported Cases||State v. Gyori, 185 N.J. 422 (2005); State v. Perez, 177 N.J. 540 (2003).|
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