Jeffrey Skiendziul, Criminal Defense Lawyer in Hackensack, NJ

Hackensack Criminal LawyerJeffrey Skiendziul is a talented New Jersey gun lawyer with ten years of experience appears on behalf of clients in courts across the state. He joined the Tormey Law Firm in 2021, where he represents clients on matters relating to the Second Amendment, including appealing Denial of Firearms Permits, Weapons Forfeiture Hearings on behalf of clients related to either Domestic Violence and Restraining Order matters, and Temporary Extreme Risk Protective Orders, as well as addressing questions related to the Second Amendment concerning transportation, storage, possession, purchase, and inheritance of Firearms in New Jersey.

Apart from handling Second Amendment cases, Jeffrey routinely appears in Municipal Court representing clients charged with disorderly persons offenses and petty disorderly persons offenses, such as simple assault and harassment. Jeffrey also appears in Superior Courts in New Jersey representing clients charged with indictable offenses such as possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, individuals involved in Temporary Restraining Orders and Final Restraining Orders, Restraining Order Appeals, and individuals subject to Extreme Risk Protective Orders.  Jeffrey also represents clients in New Jersey who wish to have an Estate Plan created, updated, or reviewed – including drafting and amending Last Will and Testaments, Living Will/Advanced Health Care Directives, Power of Attorney, and Trusts.

Jeffrey Skiendziul attended Arcadia University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a Minor in Pre-Law. Upon graduating Arcadia University, Jeffrey enrolled in and graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School with his Juris Doctorate with a concentration on Litigation.  After graduation from law school, Jeffrey passed the New Jersey Bar Exam and became licensed to practice law in New Jersey. In addition, Jeffrey is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

Since becoming a licensed attorney, Jeffrey has been selected as a Rising Star on New Jersey Super Lawyers, a designation which only 2.5% of attorneys in New Jersey can claim.  Apart from his selection to the Rising Stars list on Super Lawyers, Jeffrey has given speaking engagements concerning New Jersey Second Amendment Law and concerning the importance of having an Estate Plan implemented for New Jersey residents.

Previously before joining the Tormey Law Firm, Jeff worked for one of the premier gun rights law firms in New Jersey and he has personally handled hundreds of gun permit applications, gun permit denial appeals, and domestic violence restraining order matters in his distinguished career.

Personally, Jeffrey is a former NCAA Division III Swimmer while enrolled in college. He is a Master Mason – 3rd Degree at Durand Lodge # 179. Jeffrey is involved in other organizations such as POAC, which aid people and their families who have relatives diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Jeffrey is also bilingual, who can speak Polish.  Adwokat mowi po Polsku.

Here is a review from one of Jeff’s many satisfied clients whose case was successfully handled:

Professional & knowledgeable representation

5.0 stars

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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D.
    • Dean’s List
  • Arcadia University, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Rising Stars, New Jersey Super Lawyers


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