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Municipal Court Practice in New Jersey

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Produced on April 26, 2016

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Course Information

Time 50 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Around 6 million cases per year are handled throughout the municipal courts of New Jersey. The municipal courts are where a variety of cases are handled, including disorderly person offenses, traffic violations, and DWI/DUI.


Many attorneys regularly appear in municipal court, while some appear occasionally to supplement their practice. For new attorneys, municipal court is a great place to gain courtroom experience early in your career.


This course, presented by Jason T. Komninos, Esq., offers guidance on how to handle a municipal court case from start to finish, with a review of important court rules, case law, statutes, and common procedures to help you best represent your client.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Identify the types of cases handled in municipal court

II.    Improve client intake and client expectations

III.   Know what to do once retained

IV.   Understand important court rules, case law, statutes, and procedures

Credit Information

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Jason Komninos

Law Office of Jason T. Komninos

Jason T. Komninos, Esq. is a solo-practitioner with an office in Hackensack, NJ. The majority of his practice is focused on municipal court and criminal defense.

Mr. Komninos graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Hartford. He received his J.D. from Pace University School of Law.

Mr. Komninos is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, and the National College for DUI Defense. 

He is a frequent speaker for the NJSBA and Lawline.com.



Guy M.

Very interesting and informative!

Mikhail S.

Great course. Very informative.

Steve S.

The most informative seminar. It had 2 important cases.

Jason P.

Great class. Jason knew his materials and was very informative.

Judith R.

Very helpful!


Very good introductory and refresher course on Municipal Court practice in NJ

Daniel P.

very informative and concise.

allan k.

Great speaker,

Jonathan G.

Good info

Mikhail U.

Excellent and concise presenter.

Richard G.

Very pleased. I am a long time practitioner, and I nevertheless profited from this presentation.

David L.

Lecturer seemed toknow his subject matter well and presented it in an easy to follow manner.

Sarah l.

Actually a really good and informative CLE, especially for being under an hour. Very effective professor.

Krystin K.

Thank you!

robert s.

extremely informative, atty very organized, very clear .

Ali Q.


Matthew W.

Great Course!

Thomas A.

Very good class.

helene m.

Terrific class. Very informative.

Mary F.

Excellent course! Presenter was knowledgeable and effective!

Krycztee B.

Very helpful!

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