Criminal Defense Attorneys
Attorneys John P. McDonald and Michael J. Rogers each have been practicing law for over 30 years. With this experience, they are well-versed in State, federal and local laws, all of which may affect your criminal defense case. Their long-standing participation in the Somerset County judicial system has gained them experience and familiarity with local police and court personnel and their procedures — experience that is paramount to building a successful criminal defense.
Consequences of Criminal Charges
The excellent reputation of McDonald & Rogers is confirmed with an “AV” rating, the highest peer rating of ability and ethics a law firm can receive from Martindale-Hubbell, the most respected legal resource in the field.
Criminal charges carry consequences that can seriously impact lives, careers and reputations. If you are accused or suspected of committing a criminal offense, you need the advice of lawyers who provide serious attention to critical legal issues.
The law firm of McDonald & Rogers, LLC concentrates its practice in criminal defense, with an emphasis on litigation at both the State and federal levels. The firm, located in Somerville, NJ, the county seat of Somerset County, has been expertly defending criminal cases for over 30 years.
About Criminal Charges
Criminal law encompasses both misdemeanors and felonies.
Misdemeanors are less serious offenses punishable by up to one year in prison and/or a fine.
- Petty theft
- Public intoxication
- Simple assault and battery
- Traffic violations
Felonies are more serious and are punishable by more than one year in prison and even death in some states.
- Fraud and racketeering
- Manslaughter / Murder
The severity of these offenses requires serious attention from experienced, knowledgeable defense attorneys. The right to counsel is guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and while public defenders are available to those in financial need, at McDonald & Rogers you receive individual, personalized attention to your legal situation from one of the firm’s two founding partners.
If you are facing criminal charges, contact the experienced Somerville, Somerset County New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys at McDonald & Rogers, LLC for the serious attention your case deserves.