MEET OUR TEAM OF ATTORNEYS
A successful criminal defense lawyer possesses a combination of qualities, all of which are important to clients facing criminal charges. At our firm, we have handled thousands of cases throughout New Jersey including Hudson County Superior and surrounding municipal courts. Feel free to click on each attorney’s profile to learn more about our specialties and experience.
WILLIAM A. PROETTA
William Proetta, Esq. is a partner and co-founder of the law firm. He is an experienced and dedicated criminal defense lawyer that has handled thousands of criminal and municipal court charges throughout New Jersey including Hudson County Superior Court and municipal courts throughout Hudson County. He also frequently represents juvenile offenders charged with various offenses where the goal is always to minimize the juvenile’s record as much as possible in order to protect their future for school and employment. He also routinely helps clients clear their criminal record from convictions and other offenses through an expungement.
Will Proetta’s experience includes years of criminal defense practice as a law firm owner and later as a partner at one of the biggest criminal defense firms in New Jersey where he gained valuable trial and negotiation skills. Mr. Proetta uses this background, combined with his personal approach to client service, to deliver effective solutions for clients.
Mr. Proetta believes that this starts first and foremost with client interaction and making sure his clients are fully informed and involved each step of the way regarding their cases. That is also why Mr. Proetta provides his personal cell phone to each client so they can reach him directly in case of emergency. Our firm is looking forward to putting our services to help for you so contact us at (201) 793-8018 for a free initial consultation.
KEITH G. OLIVER
Before founding Proetta & Oliver, Keith Oliver, Esq. was a partner at one of the New Jersey’s largest criminal law firms. While there, he handled hundreds of criminal cases and was rewarded by being named as the youngest partner in the firm’s history. Mr. Oliver is well known for his sheer work ethic and out-working his competitors. He brings this same mentality to every client’s case to ensure the highest level of representation.
Over the years, Mr. Oliver has obtained several nominations and awards based on his work in the field of criminal defense including being recognized by his fellow peers as Super Lawyers Rising Star. He was also named one of the Top 40 Criminal Attorneys under 40 in New Jersey by the National Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Oliver is solely dedicated to the practice of criminal defense, and likes to use his experience to construct effective defense strategies for his clients. Committed to constant growth and development, Mr. Oliver regularly attends continuing legal education classes in order to remain at the forefront of current case law. He leverages practical experience and cutting-edge legal knowledge to strategize and execute criminal defense at the highest level.
WILLIAM C. FAY
Mr. Fay is a partner at Proetta & Oliver. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fay spent his career as a Deputy Attorney General with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. Mr. Fay prosecuted countless cases from the initial investigation up to trial. His extensive experience has provided him with a distinct understanding of the Criminal Justice System in New Jersey. He is dedicated in his work to criminal defense, which includes matters in Federal Court (United States District Court), Burlington County Superior Court and surrounding areas including local Municipal Courts. Some of the more common cases he handles include aggravated assault, armed robbery, burglary, drug distribution, drug possession, driving while intoxicated, shoplifting, eluding, carjacking and shoplifting. Mr. Fay’s main objective is to obtain the best results possible for his clients. Every case requires a different approach. Whether we attack the case in an adversarial manner with countless motions or utilize a deft-hand, Mr. Fay will always demonstrate zealous advocacy for his clients. It should be an expectation that your attorney is protecting your constitutional rights. Contact Mr. Fay to learn exactly how we can do just that.