Ed Weinstock is co-managing partner of Levin Weinstock Levin. Mr. Weinstock began his legal career at the highly esteemed firm of McCarter & English in Newark, New Jersey where he practiced until 2005. Mr. Weinstock also practiced at Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf in their New York and Princeton offices in the area of general litigation until 2007. Mr. Weinstock then left private practice to join the ranks at the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, where he tried numerous cases to verdict including cases involving aggravated assault, robbery, drug distribution, theft and domestic violence. Mr. Weinstock left the Union County Prosecutor’s Office in 2009 to start his own firm, Weinstock & Associates, a criminal defense firm located in Atlantic City. For over ten years Mr. Weinstock has represented clients in all areas involving criminal law. As a defense attorney Mr. Weinstock has tried numerous cases to verdict including murder, attempted murder, sex assault, robbery, drug distribution, aggravated assault, voter fraud and other white-collar offenses. As a trial attorney, Mr. Weinstock has tried more than 30 jury trials to verdict. For example, in State v. A.S. Mr. Weinstock was able to procure a not guilty verdict for his client who was charged with murder, carjacking and robbery, arising from an alleged robbery/carjacking. Similarly, in State v. R.O. Mr. Weinstock was able to procure a hung jury for a client who was charged with murder arising from an alleged drug deal. Ultimately the State decided to dismiss the murder charges. In another case, State v. T.D., alleging Election Fraud, Mr. Weinstock was able to obtain a not guilty verdict for his client on numerous counts of election fraud arising from the 2009 race for Atlantic City mayor. Please check the case results page to see more of the favorable results Mr. Weinstock has been able to obtain for his clients.* In addition to aggressively defending the criminally accused, Mr. Weinstock also provides quality representation in related matters, such as representing plaintiffs and defendants in domestic violence matters (e.g., restraining order hearings, contempt hearings) and gun forfeiture and denial proceedings. Finally, Mr. Weinstock also provides quality representation to civil servants in disciplinary hearings.
In march 2014, Mr. Weinstock was Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney and recently in 2019, the Supreme Court granted his Re-Certification. Based upon his skills and reputation as a trial attorney, every year from 2018 to present, Mr. Weinstock has been named a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the area of criminal defense by New Jersey Monthly Magazine, a distinction bestowed on less than five percent of the attorneys in New Jersey. Prior to being named a Super Lawyer, Ed was named a New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star also in the area of criminal defense for five consecutive years from 2012 through 2016.**
In addition to aggressively representing the law firm’s clients, Mr. Weinstock has prioritized professionalism and ethics. Mr. Weinstock was appointed as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s District I Fee Arbitration Committee. Additionally, Mr. Weinstock has been a trustee for the Atlantic County Bar Association from 2012 through 2018 and is a member of the Executive Committee serving as Secretary in 2018 and Treasure in 2019.
* Results may vary depending upon your particular facts and legal circumstances.