Criminal Defense

Police-car-lightsBeing arrested is one of the most terrifying events that can occur in your life.  You can always make more money, but you can never get your freedom back.

Henry F. Furst, Esq. has been involved with the criminal justice system in New Jersey for nearly 40 years.  From working on the parole board to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to his extensive criminal practice; he has taken a strong stand to ensure that justice is done – and done properly.



Essex Cty Jail

Henry has been involved in some of the largest and most famous cases in New Jersey in the last 30 years, including the Dr. X case in Bergen County, the Ciba Geigy environmental matter and the ABSCAM trials which is the basis for the 2013 film “American Hustle.”  He has represented everyone from politicians, CEOs, and petty criminals, all based on his philosophy that everyone deserves to have their rights protected.  Indeed, his care, compassion and competence have led him to be named a Super Lawyer on multiple occasions.