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Attorney Profile

Professional Experience

Since 1990, Pamela A. Dougherty has represented clients charged with indictable crimes and disorderly persons offenses in courts throughout New Jersey. In her practice she focuses primarily on Juvenile, Municipal Court, Expungement, Guardianship, Domestic Violence and DCP&P matters.

Ms. Dougherty served with the Morris County Prosecutorís Office for 10 years, during which time she appeared in court daily on emergent criminal matters, tried cases and worked on each phase of trial preparation including motions, judicial conferences and plea negotiations. She served as Section Chief for the Juvenile and Domestic Violence Unit from 1995-2000.

Before opening her offices in 2004, Ms. Dougherty also served as a Deputy Attorney General for New Jersey. While in private practice, she has been appointed as Municipal Public Defender for Morristown and Millburn Township Municipal Courts, accepted assignments from the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender to serve as defense counsel and as law guardian, and advocated as pro-bono counsel for litigants needing assistance through the Jersey Battered Womenís Legal Advocacy Project (JBWLAP). The Morris County Surrogateís Court has appointed her to serve as Guardian ad Litem for countless alleged incapacitated persons in Guardianship proceedings initiated on their behalf.


Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, N.J. - J.D. degree

Georgetown University
Washington, D.C. Ė A.B. degree


State of New Jersey Bar
U.S. District Court for New Jersey
R. 1:40 Qualified Mediator 


Pro Bono Activities

Jersey Battered Womanís Legal Advocacy Project, pro bono counsel

Pamela A Dougherty, Morris County Criminal Lawyer, Custody, Visitation, DUI/DWI, Municipal Law, Theft, Criminal Law, Driving While Intoxicated, Drug Crimes, Drug Related Offenses, Municipal Court, Morristown, New Jersey Certified Trial Attorney, Fraud Charges, Gun and Weapon Charges, Juvenile Crimes, Parole Violations, Probation Violations, Robbery, Shoplifting, Shop Lifting, jail time, loss of your driverís license

Throughout her 25-year career, Pam Dougherty has been a passionate advocate for her clients to help them achieve best resolutions.


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Morristown Plaza
161 Madison Ave - Suite 300
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Phone: 973-898-9830
Fax: 973-898-6766
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Representing clients throughout New Jersey, including Morris, Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Passaic, Somerset and Sussex Counties and municipalities therein.

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