• Protecting Your Freedom

    Attorney Joseph D. Lento’s experience speaks for itself: he’s practiced for more than a decade, has handled countless criminal cases, and is known and trusted among prosecutors and judges. You can rest assured that you’re in good hands when your freedom is on the line.

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  • ​Results Matter

    In cases where your freedom is at stake, you need to be able to trust your attorney’s capabilities to build a solid defense and deliver favorable results. Mr. Lento works endlessly in an effort to help his clients get true justice.

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  • ​Take Control Of Your Life

    After being arrested and charged with a crime, you don’t have to let your life unravel out of control. What you do now will make all the difference in your future. Take control now with the help of an attorney.

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"Only the strong survive, and when you or your family is faced with a challenge in life, ask yourself, 'Who will be fighting for you? An attorney who has fought and won hard rounds? An attorney who, no matter how hard the fight, has the heart to answer the bell?' Success is often hard-fought – I wouldn't expect it to be any other way. I drive hard, I go the distance, and the results I get for my clients speak for themselves!"

Meet The Attorney

Joseph D. Lento passionately fights for the futures of his clients in criminal courtrooms in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania and nationwide. He does not settle for the easiest outcome, and instead prioritizes his clients' needs and well-being. With unparalleled experience occupying several roles in the criminal justice system outside of being an attorney, Joseph D. Lento can give you valuable behind-the-scenes insight as to what is happening during all phases of the legal process. Joseph D. Lento is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, and is admitted pro hac vice as needed nationwide. In the courtroom and in life, attorney Joseph D. Lento stands up when the bell rings!


​When deciding if hiring an attorney is an ideal option for you, consider this: in most criminal defense cases, you have an exponentially better chance at receiving a favorable outcome with the help of an experienced attorney than you do without one. Once you decide you need one, choosing the right attorney is half the battle.

In the most stressful time of your life, you need an attorney with the experience, skill, and expertise to guide your defense while you deal with the many changes an arrest will invoke in your life. Attorney Joseph D. Lento exemplifies these qualities and more, and has founded the Lento Law Firm on principles he believes are lacking in the current legal industry: hard work, superb customer service, respect, perseverance and true justice.

Mr. Lento has dedicated his practice to fighting for clients charged and arrested with a criminal offense in New Jersey. Whether it be a false accusation or you made a mistake, you deserve a shot at justice regardless. Mr. Lento achieves that by doing everything in his power to make sure your rights are protected and by building a solid defense tailored to your circumstances.

Known as an advocate who will fight tooth and nail for his clients, Mr. Lento's reputation precedes him. His former clients can attest to the unwavering passion he exudes day in and day out to help his clients prevail in the courtroom.

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A genuine concern for clients, their well-being, and their future is what drives our practice. If you have been charged with a crime in New Jersey don't hesitate to contact the Lento Law Firm today.

​​​Contact The Lento Law Firm Today

When it comes to criminal defense cases, you need the right person in your corner. To learn more about how Mr. Lento can help you, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686. or contact him online.

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