Michael Robert Rosas prides himself in representing individuals and businesses in criminal and administrative prosecutions and investigations in New York and New Jersey. Michael has represented clients who were the target of long term investigations and charged with Racketeering, Conspiracy, Larceny, Embezzlement, Tax Violations, and other criminal violations.
Michael also prides himself in representing individuals who are facing DWI/DUI charges in New York and New Jersey. Michael developed the skills necessary to zealously represent those facing DWI charges during his time as an Assistant District Attorney for the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office. There, Michael handled hundreds of DWI cases. After gaining this experience, Michael has successfully defended individuals facing DWI charges in New York and New Jersey.
Michael handles complex matters from financial crimes to homicide cases. Michael gained tremendous experience while serving as appointed counsel in Mercer County, New Jersey. He defended several individuals charged with Murder in Trenton, New Jersey. In 2015, The National Trial Lawyers selected him for inclusion in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Prior to forming Rosas & Cirigliano, Michael formed The Law Office of Michael Robert Rosas, in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Michael started his career at a boutique Newark, New Jersey law firm where he handled criminal matters in State and Federal court. He counseled various clients, including municipal clients, through the business investigation and internal investigation process.
Michael has trial experience in both civil and criminal matters. Michael received his Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration degrees from Rutgers University School of Law and Business School in Newark, New Jersey. He was also an editor for the Law Review at Rutgers. Michael received his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College- City University of New York.
Michael is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Michael was raised in Staten Island, New York and currently lives in Central New Jersey.