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Law Office of Douglas Herring
475 Wall Street
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Areas of Practice
Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense - DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense - White Collar
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475 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ, USA
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Douglas Herring practices criminal and municipal defense in New Jersey. With extensive experience as both a criminal prosecutor and defense attorney, Mr. Herring understands both sides of the law and can determine the most effective methods to help his clients.

Mr. Herring's Experience at a Glance:

  • 15+ years experience handing all felonies & misdemeanors.
  • Former Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County.
  • Former Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey.
  • Former Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles. Assigned to the Hardcore Gang Unit in Compton.
  • Conducted over 100 jury trials.
  • Taught prosecutors the use of computerized presentations for trials.
  • Unlike many other attorneys, Mr. Herring focuses exclusively on the practice of criminal law. This exclusive focus allows him understand his clients' situation and the law that relates to their cases.

Douglas Herring is a 1991 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and a 1996 graduate of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. After working as a defense attorney, Mr. Herring began as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles. Eventually, Mr. Herring was assigned to the elite Hardcore Gang Unit in the Compton Courthouse and the Norwalk Courthouse. Mr. Herring relocated to New Jersey and worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in Newark and Trenton. He moved to state court crimes and began as an Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County. Ultimately, Mr. Herring became the busiest prosecutor on a trial team where he handled all aspects of the cases from the original charging through trial before a jury. This prosecution experience enables him to understand the thinking of criminal prosecutors, which is invaluable when planning effective defenses for someone accused of a crime.

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American Bar Association
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association
Middlesex County Bar Association
Mercer County Bar Association
Somerset County Bar Association
State Bar of California

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Law Office of Douglas Herring

475 Wall St, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA

(609) 321-8060

5 out of 5 stars

Jennifer Thomas

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

Absolutely a wonderful lawyer and person. I honestly don’t know what I would have done without him. He was very detailed and had such a great knowledge of the laws. He was very supportive through everything. Do yourself a great service and hire...


5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 months ago

Mr. Herring is one of the most charismatic attorneys I have ever met. I am fortunate enough to have come across his firm. He will not give up on your case and will fight for you until the very end. I would recommend anyone in need of an attorney to...

Tasha Patel

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

Got a first time DUI along with 4 other tickets, and was extremely nervous! I was lucky to have had Doug as my lawyer, he is charismatic and really eases you into the reality of the situation (the initial anxiety went away). Doug is an amazing...

Thomas Leon

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

Made the whole experience at ease. Very funny and trust worthy guy. He did exactly what he promised and made the best out of the situation. Would definitely recommend!!

melissa jones

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

He is very Experience lawyer Who kept me updated with everything that I needed to know about my case send me all paperwork and police reports as needed he was available when need . Every outstanding and understanding gets the best deals as ...


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