Laura C. Sutnick

Laura C. Sutnick

Hackensack, New Jersey

Ms. Sutnick, the founding partner of Sutnick & Sutnick, LLC, is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. She is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully defended criminal defendants in both states.

Ms. Sutnick is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and the co-chair of the Municipal Court Law committee. She was a guest commentator on Court TV. Ms. Sutnick participates as a trial skills advisor at the Cardozo School of Law Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.

Ms. Sutnick began her legal career at the Kings County District Attorney's Office where she was a senior trial attorney.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Landlord/Tenant

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1999


  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.A. cum laude - 1989


  • Trial Skills Advisor, Cardozo Law School Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, 1995 - Present
  • Skills Advisor, Mount Olive Baptist Church Youth Mentoring Program, 2010 - 2012
  • Moot Court Trial Advisor, Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest, 2013 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bergen County Bar Association, Co-chair, Municipal Court Committee, 1999 - Present
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, Juvenile Law Committee
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, Criminal Law Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Kings County District Attorney's Office, Senior Trial Attorney, 1993 - 1999


  • Spanish