Best Bergen County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Alan G. Peyrouton

Attorney Alan G. Peyrouton is from Ridgewood, NJ. 

After graduating from Ridgewood High School, Mr. Peyrouton accepted an athletic scholarship to attend

Saint Peter’s University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business.

Upon graduation he competed on the International Professional Tennis Circuit.

Soon after retiring from tennis, he pursued his passion for law at Michigan State University (Go Spartans!).

After earning his Juris Doctorate in 2002 from MSU, Mr. Peyrouton had the honor of

serving as law clerk for the Honorable Lawrence Glazer (30th Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan).

In 2003, Mr. Peyrouton relocated to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., where he worked for the

United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Housing and Civil Enforcement.

The Housing and Civil Enforcement Section works to protect some of the most fundamental rights of individuals.

In 2009, Mr. Peyrouton returned to his native New Jersey and opened a private practice devoted to Criminal Defense.

He quickly became a Top Rated Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Jersey.


Mr. Peyrouton has had the pleasure of representing clients before the following courts:

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit;

New Jersey Supreme Court;

New Jersey Superior Court; and

New Jersey Municipal Court.


He has represented countless clients in virtually every type of matters ranging from Simple Assault to Attempted Murder.

His experience extends to both bench and jury trials.


Mr. Peyrouton has been a proud member of the following organizations:

National Association of Criminal Defense

Lawyers (NACDL);

Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey;

Bergen County Bar Association;

The National Trial Lawyers Association; and the

Hudson County Bar Association.



Mr. Peyrouton Is An Author

His legal articles have been published in The New Jersey Law Journal

Some Of His More Popular Articles Are Found Below

The Power of State v Johnson, Volume 210 – No. 5, 2012 New Jersey Law Journal

The High Cost of Getting Out of Jail Free June 4, 2015, New Jersey Law Journal

Black Robe Disease Volume 216 – No. 8, 2014  New Jersey Law Journal

That Overlooked Footnote May Be a Masterpiece August 12, 2015, New Jersey Law Journal

Gubernatorial Appointments for Municipal Judges VOL. 201- No. 10, 2014 New Jersey Law Journal

Privacy Plea (se) March 26, 2015, New Jersey Law Journal

Gun, Badge and Q-Tip: The New Tools of N.J. Law Enforcement Volume 214 – No. 12, 2013 New Jersey Law Journal

Employment and Immigration Law What Time Is It? Volume 212 – No. 16, 2013 New Jersey Law Journal

Immigration ‘Depordinance’: Facing Deportation on an Ordinance Volume 213 – No. 3, 2013 New Jersey Law Journal

Ladies and Gentlemen of the [DUI] Jury December 2, 2015New Jersey Law Journal 

“May I Be Heard?” – March 4, 2016, New Jersey Law Journal

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