Dennis Wixted

Dennis Wixted

Attorney
Location:
Camden, New Jersey
Phone:
856-288-1767
Fax:
856-338-0217
Email:

Dennis Wixted graduated with Honors from LaSalle College in 1970 and from Rutgers University Law School in 1973. Following a judicial clerkship, he joined the Camden County Prosecutor's Office as an Assistant Prosecutor, where he remained for over sixteen years. As the head of the Organized Crime Unit, Homicide Unit, and as First Assistant Prosecutor, he was involved in thousands of investigations and many jury trials.

After joining Sufrin & Zucker in 1990, Dennis was certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a specialist in all areas of Criminal Law. He handles many DUI, DWI, and Municipal Court matters on an extensive basis. He also specializes in other areas of litigation such as Personal Injury, Negligence, Contract Law, Business Law, Commercial Transactions, and practice before Administrative Agencies. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association and lectures frequently to other members of the Bar on matters within his area of expertise. He is licensed to practice before the United States District Court, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition, he has served as the Municipal Prosecutor in the Borough of Pine Hill and lectures for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education and various County Bar Associations.  

Year Joined Firm

  • 1990

Areas of Practice

  • Major Criminal Offenses - Federal and State
  • Driving While Intoxicated and Drug Offenses
  • Traffic and Minor Offenses
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • State, Local & Municipal Law
  • Government Agencies & Programs

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys, N.J. Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey - 1973
  • LaSalle College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 1970
    • Honors: With Honors

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor
  • Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Chief of Organized Crime Unit, First Assistant Prosecutor
  • Camden County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit, First Assistant Prosecutor, 1984 - 1990
  • Borough of Pine Hill, Municipal Prosecutor