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Michael Brett Roberts - Attorney at Law

Michael Brett Roberts – Attorney at Law

Michael Brett Roberts has been honing his practice in criminal defense and municipal defense with Roberts & Teeter, LLC since January 2013.  Recently he was honored to be awarded the New Jersey Law Journal New Leaders of the Bar Award in 2015 and 2016, and the Middlesex County Bar 2015 Young Lawyer of the Year. Michael has also been featured on local television speaking on gun rights and firearm laws in the State of New Jersey and has been featured as a speaker at multiple CLE seminars. Michael serves as a Trustee to the Middlesex County Bar Foundation, a Trustee to the New Jersey State Bar Criminal Section, and served as Chair of the Somerset County Young Lawyers Division.

Michael graduated from Rutgers University in 2006 with Highest Honors, having majored in Philosophy and Political Science. In 2009, he obtained his J.D. from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. While in law school, Michael interned with the Federal Public Defenders Office and devoted countless hours working with the Urban Legal Clinic where he represented criminal defendants in the Special Remand Court of Essex County. Upon graduation, Michael received the sole Scholastic Achievement Award for Excellence in Criminal Law.

Prior to entering private practice, Michael successfully completed a clerkship with the Honorable Edward M. Coleman, P.J.Cv. He then spent the next 15 months practicing criminal defense in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The following year, Michael practiced with a Princeton firm defending doctors, nurses, and hospitals accused of medical malpractice.

Aside from practicing law, Michael volunteers his time as head coach to the Rutgers University Mock Trial Association. The Rutgers University trial team was the first runner up at the 2011-2012 American Mock Trial Association competition of over 600 teams and returned to Nationals in 2017 where they received Honorable Mention.

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Law Review CLE “Social Media and its Effect on Criminal Law” October 2011.
“The Jurisprudence of Bestiality.” Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Journal of Animal and Environmental Law. Vol. 1. Ed.2.

MEMBERSHIPS AND AWARDS:
New Jersey State Bar Association – Criminal Law Division
New Jersey State Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
Middlesex County Bar Association – Criminal Law Division
Somerset County Bar Association

2016 and 2015 SuperLawyers – Rising Stars for criminal defense
2016 and 2015 New Jersey Law Journal New Leaders of the Bar
2015 Middlesex County Young Lawyer of the Year

BAR ADMISSIONS:
New Jersey – 2009
U.S. District Court- District of New Jersey – 2009
New York – 2010


Matthew Teeter - Attorney at Law

Matthew Teeter – Attorney at Law

Matthew Teeter graduated from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 2008, having majored in Criminal Justice with a focus in Forensic Investigation. While obtaining his degree, he successfully completed an internship with the New Jersey State Police Ballistics Unit in Hamilton, New Jersey. It was there where he learned about comparative bullet/lead analysis, the examination and test firing of firearms, and forensic ballistic testimony in New Jersey courts.

In 2012, Matt obtained his J.D. from Faulkner University – Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. While in law school, Matt served as President of the Student Bar Association, was appointed an Executive Board Member of the Board of Advocates, and represented his school at the 2011 Annual American Bar Association Meeting. During this time, Matt also applied his talents to the Mediation Clinic, where he negotiated settlements for the Honorable Sharon Yates. For the past three years his focus has been devoted to criminal law, criminal procedure, and trial advocacy.

Matt’s passion is best demonstrated in the courtroom. He thoroughly enjoys representing individuals facing serious criminal penalties and consequences within the state of New Jersey. Matt limits his practice to criminal law, traffic offenses, DWI/DUI, restraining orders, and juvenile delinquency matters. As a former casino card dealer in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Matt exclusively handles all of the firm’s underage gambling matters.

Matt has also appeared on the radio in New York City to discuss legal issues and was a speaker at the New Jersey State Bar’s 2016 Hot Topics in Criminal Law Seminar, lecturing on underage gambling law. Aside from practicing law, Matt is an avid fisherman and sports fan.

MEMBERSHIPS:
Middlesex County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
New Jersey State Bar Association – Municipal Court Practice Section
Middlesex County Bar Association – Criminal Law Division

BAR ADMISSIONS:
New Jersey – 2012
U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey – 2012

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