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Nationally-Known Civil

& Criminal Trial Attorney

Robert Tarver has successfully tried more than 200 cases. He has served as a legal analyst for NBC & the Today Show. He has taught trial advocacy at Harvard Law School, Rutgers Law School, the U.S. Department of Justice & the U.S. Attorneys’ Office.

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Robert Tarver has handled every type of case, from homicide down to the simplest criminal matters.

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Have a Former Prosecutor Fight for You

With offices in Atlantic City and Toms River, Robert L. Tarver, Jr.'s trial experience & knowledge of the other side has been a valuable asset to his former clients – and now you can benefit from it as well. Contact him right away to receive a free consultation.

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Toms River Criminal Defense Attorney

Serving All of New Jersey

Individuals throughout New Jersey who are arrested can trust in the legal guidance of the Law Offices of Robert L. Tarver, Jr., to assist them through their cases. No matter what walk of life you are from, Robert L. Tarver, Jr. can provide you with aggressive advocacy for a wide range of criminal charges. Robert L. Tarver, Jr. is licensed to practice in New Jersey and he serves clients with devotion and sincerity.

Every case that he takes on is handled in a personal manner. When you hire his firm, you will be working directly with Robert L. Tarver, Jr. to develop a resolution to your current legal crisis.

Robert L. Tarver, Jr. believes that every case and client is unique. For that reason, he seeks out a customized resolution to resolve their issue. Do not hesitate to contact our firm after facing a criminal arrest for any type of offense.

Extensive Criminal Defense Experience

Robert L. Tarver, Jr. has experience being involved in every type of criminal law case, from capital issues to simple criminal matters. With nearly 30 years of experience in the legal field, he is prepared to fight on your behalf in pursuit of a positive resolution.

Throughout his time in the legal field, Robert L. Tarver, Jr. has developed extensive knowledge by investigating and assessing his clients' cases and using this information to build a strong argument in their defense. When he works with clients, he uses all of his resources and skills to build and present the best possible case on their behalf.

Additionally, Robert L. Tarver, Jr.'s experience includes the following:

  • Former state prosecutor
  • Nationally recognized trial attorney
  • Former head of the Narcotics Strike Force
  • Former chief public defender of Ocean County
  • Former anchor for Court TV
  • Taught at Harvard Law School for 18 years
  • Taught at Rutgers Law School
  • Taught for the United States Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney's Office

Our Firm's Recognitions

Toms River criminal defense Attorney Robert L. Tarver, Jr.'s work speaks for itself. He has, however, obtained a number of awards and recognitions for the representation that he has provided to his clients and other work in his career.

Some of the acknowledgements Robert L. Tarver, Jr. has received and other accomplishments include:

  • Chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Magazine for three consecutive years
  • Legal analyst for NBC, Today Show, and NBC News
  • Been selected to address both local and national groups
  • Numerous community service awards

As an experienced criminal defense lawyer in New Jersey, Robert L. Tarver, Jr. seeks to provide his clients with the quality assistance they deserve. To start each case, he offers a free case evaluation to his potential clients. You will speak with him from the start of your case, and he has a team of individuals whom he works with to ensure that your case is effectively concluded. Do not hesitate to obtain the powerful legal guidance you deserve by calling the Law Offices of Robert L. Tarver, Jr. today.