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Douglas Herring

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Firm Name
Law Office of Douglas Herring
475 Wall Street
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Princeton, NJ 08540

Areas of Practice
Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense - DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense - White Collar
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475 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ, USA
Practice Summary
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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

4.9 out of 5 stars


5 out of 5 stars

posted a week ago

I was very impressed with how Doug made himself available to answer all of my concerns (and I had A LOT) he helped me understand the process, possible outcomes and strategies for getting a favorable one. This guy knows his stuff! :) If you're looking for an attorney you can stop now, you found him.

Kathleen Kennedy

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

Doug is a fantastic attorney. He handled my case always with a smile and put me at ease through the whole experience. Extremely responsive and a great guy.


5 out of 5 stars

posted in the last week

First and foremost, I highly recommend Doug Herring for Criminal and DUI defense. Please go and see him if you are unsure of anything. Doug is extremely knowledgeable,trustworthy, honest, and truly cares. From the second you sit down with him, he starts working on your case by gathering every...

Zachary Bagalio

5 out of 5 stars

posted a month ago

Mr. Herring is professional, trustworthy, get things done kind of guy. He is very good at giving you piece of mind and getting the best result for your case. I would highly reccomend him to anyone I know who needs a good defense lawyer. He also does a very good job at explaining things and...

grace bernard

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

If you need a knowledgeable, professional, and trustworthy attorney who has your best interest at heart ; this is the guy for the job. It is an automatic guarantee that he will succeed for you. When I first saw his five star review, I realized why it is really five stars; from when I first spoke...