PRACTICE AREAS

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Since the conclusion of her clerkship with the New Jersey Supreme Court, Ms. Mulrey has gained vast experience in the defense of both state and federal criminal offenses.  She has handled matters of varying degree and complexity from the investigatory and charging phase up through and including trial and sentencing, and defended white-collar and non-white collar cases alike in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York.

As a result of the experience she has gained, Ms. Mulrey possesses a thorough understanding of the complexities of criminal litigation.  Every case, every client, and every circumstance is different, and effective advocacy depends in each matter on the consideration, pursuit, and exhaustion of each and every angle of prosecution and defense.

Ms. Mulrey’s commitment to defending the interests and rights of those charged with criminal offenses is reflected in the work she performs and the dedication she exerts.  She employs a skilled, methodical, and proactive approach to each case, and is devoted to serving her clients with the skill, vigor, and advocacy necessary to achieving the best possible outcome.

Ms. Mulrey handles each matter with the same level of passion and dedication as the last, understanding that in the eyes of every client, his or her case is rightfully the most important, and recognizing that the direct and collateral consequences in every case, regardless of the nature or severity of the offense, are almost always the most momentous and damning.

FAMILY LAW & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Armed with a keen understanding of the difficulties that accompany separation and divorce, Ms. Mulrey is dedicated to navigating others through the hurdles of the process.  With empathy and determination, she assists clients through such trying times, offering a range of experience in divorce, custody, alimony, and other family law matters.

Ms. Mulrey has defended clients against allegations of domestic violence, and also assisted victims of domestic violence in securing protection from abuse.  She has in addition, and with equal zeal, handled claims of child abuse and neglect.  Her passion for assisting individuals through such critical times is unwavering, and reflected in her volunteer work for Partners for Women and Justice, a non-profit organization that provides free legal help to low income, abused women in New Jersey in domestic violence and family law matters.

MUNICIPAL LAW

Ms. Mulrey’s municipal law practice includes the defense of disorderly persons, petty disorderly persons, motor vehicle, DWI, and minor drug possession offenses.  Consistent with her litigation experience, Ms. Mulrey’s practice in the defense of municipal violations transgresses multiple fields and is an equal component of her overall practice.  Ms. Mulrey’s clients benefit from her experience and expertise in the area, as well as her overall familiarity with municipal process and procedure.  Whatever the offense, and regardless of the basis for the charge, or even the nature of the charge, it is critical during such difficult times, as it is in any case posing criminal ramifications, that clients be represented by an experienced criminal lawyer to ensure fair treatment and the protection of essential rights, and Ms. Mulrey’s unique experience ensures that her clients receive the best protection and representation possible.

APPELLATE ADVOCACY

In addition to gaining extensive litigation experience, Ms. Mulrey has developed expertise in the area of appellate practice and procedure, beginning with her clerkship with the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  She has pursued appeals before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Ms. Mulrey’s training, legal research and writing skills, and educational and professional experiences have rendered her an effective appellate advocate, skilled at identifying and pursuing the best appellate grounds, and proficient in articulating such grounds, which together operate to ensure the best chance of success on appeal.