Bergen County Criminal Defense Attorney

Serving Clients Across Northern New Jersey
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Over 200 5-Star Reviews
  • Over 30 Years of Experience
  • Free Consultations
  • Available 24/7

Criminal Law Attorney Located in Glen Rock, New Jersey

If you need an experienced Bergen County criminal defense team, The Law Offices of Carl Spector is here. The firm represents clients across New Jersey facing a range of criminal charges, including DUI/DWI, Drug Possession, Shoplifting, Violent Crimes, and more. The firm has extensive experience in handling traffic tickets, including significant violations like reckless driving and speeding. From our convenient location in Glen Rock, New Jersey, The Law Offices of Carl Spector is ready to defend your rights, wherever your legal matter took place.

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Unique Experience Only A Former Prosecutor Can Possess

As a former prosecutor in New York and New Jersey, Carl Spector has a unique perspective seeing criminal cases from both sides of the fence. Because of this, Attorney Spector provides clients with a caliber of representation that few other criminal attorneys can achieve. Having a former prosecutor can help you in many ways, including knowing:

  • How a prosecutor develops a case
  • What evidence is weak and can be challenged
  • How to see your case through a jury and judge’s perspective
  • How the case makes its way through the criminal justice system
  • How to get the best plea bargain

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Criminal Defense Services

When meeting and speaking with Carl Spector he will educate you on how the law applies to your case and will provide you forthright, honest advice. Carl encourages his clients to be active participants in their cases. Carl’s philosophy is that clients make better judgments when the client is educated regarding the law and fully participates in their defense. At The Law Offices of Carl Spector, you will be treated with compassion and respect. Mr. Spector consistently provides the determination, skill and experience you need. Our firm handles all criminal matters, including, but not limited to:


An assault charge can seriously impact your future. Even a small misunderstanding or a moment of passion can lead to an assault charge. If you are in this situation, you need an attorney immediately. Learn More

Domestic Violence

Those arrested or charged with domestic violence in New Jersey will face very serious penalties that can jeopardize their futures. If you have been charged with domestic violence, you must contact our firm for the advice and representation you need. Learn More

Drug Possession

Have you been charged with the possession or trafficking of drugs in New Jersey? If so, you cannot afford to put your future in the hands of an inexperienced criminal attorney. Contact The Law Offices of Carl Spector to discuss your case with a knowledgeable attorney so you can get the help you need. Our firm is ready to fight for your rights. Learn More


If you’ve been charged with a DUI/DWI in New Jersey, you must contact an experienced attorney. DUI lawyer Carl Spector has been recognized and awarded for his skill in defending clients against these charges in New Jersey. Learn More

Gun Crimes

New Jersey has very serious gun laws and restrictions. If you are facing gun charges, you must hire an experienced criminal defense attorney who knows how to protect your rights. Learn More

Juvenile Offenses

Mistakes happen, and when your child makes those mistakes, your biggest concern is protecting your child to mitigate the impact of the crime committed on his or her future. We are here to help. Learn More

Sex Crimes

Being accused of a sex crime in New Jersey is devastating. According to Megan’s Law, if convicted, you may face jail time and have to register as a sex offender. This is a serious situation that needs a serious attorney. Learn More


Have you been arrested for shoplifting in New Jersey? While you might view shoplifting as a one-time mistake that didn’t hurt anyone, you could face incarceration, as well as a permanent criminal record. Contact our firm to protect your rights and future. Learn More

Violent Crimes

Violent crimes, including homicide, are the most serious crimes. Convictions of violent crimes can send a person to jail for years, or even for life in some cases. If your loved one is facing a serious charge such as murder, aggravated assault, robbery or another violent crime, do not delay--simply contact our firm. Learn More

Bergen County Traffic Violations

Do you need help fighting a speeding ticket or other traffic violation? Don’t risk losing your driver’s license in traffic court. Contact our firm to get the help you need. With over 30 years of experience, our firm handles all traffic violations in New Jersey, including, but not limited to:

I found Carl on google and hired him to represent me for a possession charge I received when I was traveling in NJ. I live in MA, but Carl was…- Ryan C.

I could not have asked for better representation. Absolutely excellent, I highly recommend Mr. Spector.- Michael J.

Carl is a great lawyer. I have had cases with Carl as an adversary when he was the prosecutor in Fair Lawn and we have also worked cases together now…- Travis T.

Carl is Awesome, He represented me in court and got results that are NOT EASY to get. He worked out a financial payment with me, without even knowing my credit…- Lorraine M.

Highly recommended! Carl is great at his job and will get the job done. He is very fair and always available for communication. Do as he says and you will…- Daniel M.

Mr. Spector is the consummate professional. He resolved my case to way more than my satisfaction in a timely, utterly professional, and thoroughly respectful manner. He is a joy to…- Frank F.

For me having to hire an attorney was quite a daunting task. I had never had to deal with the law before, but when I first met Carl I felt…- Sean C.

Mr. Spector is a very kind and knowledgeable lawyer. He helped me with every step of my case and the result was what I wanted from the beginning. He is…- Dominique M.

If you are in need of an attorney, look no further than Mr. Spector. Carl is professional and personable. He truly cares about his clients, you are not just a…- Dominick M.

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