CHRISTOPHER K. KOUTSOURIS

Mr. Koutsouris is a Partner in the firm and focuses his practice in the areas of criminal and municipal court defense, and has extensive experience in mounting effective defenses to charges alleging driving while intoxicated (DWI / DUI), as well as drug charges, assault/domestic violence offenses, motor vehicle charges (such as speeding, careless driving and driving with a suspended license) and municipal ordinance violations. Mr. Koutsouris also handles expungements, appeals and applications for post conviction relief. Mr. Koutsouris’ years of practice as a municipal prosecutor in various jurisdictions and past experience as a law enforcement officer assist Mr. Koutsouris to effectively advocate for his client in an effort to achieve the best possible results.

Mr. Koutsouris’ areas of practice also include civil litigation, with a focus on employment issues, Social Security Disability applications & appeals, business disputes and municipal law, as well as both residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Education:

New York Law School, Juris Doctorate 2003
Monmouth University, B.A. Cum Laude 2000
Ocean County College, A.A. Cum Laude 1998

Bar Admission:

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 2010
State of New Jersey 2004
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey 2004
State of New York 2004

Certifications:

Certified in Public Sector Labor Relations 2008
Certified Municipal Law Attorney 2014

Reported Decisions:

Jackson Holdings, LLC v. Jackson Tp. Planning Bd., 414 N.J. Super. 342 (App. Div. 2010)

Civic & Professional Organizations:

Fraternal Order of Police, Associate Member, Lodge 156 2008 – 2010
Member of the N.J. Municipal Prosecutors Association 2008 – Present
Member of the National Police Defense Foundation 2009 – Present
Silverton Volunteer Emergency Medical Services 1994-1996, 2007
Lacey Township Volunteer Emergency Medical Services 2006
Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Department, Explorer 1996
Toms River Auxiliary Police Officer 2006 – 2013
Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society 1998 – Present
Elected Ocean County Republican County Committee 2010-2013
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Ocean County Bar Association