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Robert Matthew Perry Esquire - Mount Holly, NJ

9-11 Garden Street Mount Holly, NJ 08060

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Mount Holly Criminal Defense Lawyer


Robert Perry is a seasoned and talented trial attorney who served as a Burlington County and Camden County Assistant Prosecutor for over a decade before joining the Firm in May 2015. As Partner and Head of Criminal Litigation at Rosenberg | Perry & Associates, Mr. Perry focuses his practice on defending those who have been charged with criminal conduct...

Robert Perry is a seasoned and talented trial attorney who served as a Burlington County and Camden County Assistant Prosecutor for over a decade before joining the Firm in May 2015. As Partner and Head of Criminal Litigation at Rosenberg | Perry & Associates, Mr. Perry focuses his practice on defending those who have been charged with criminal conduct.

He represents individuals and entities charged with serious Felonies in Superior Court as well as Misdemeanors and motor vehicle offenses in Municipal Court. Additionally, Mr. Perry practices Education Law, representing students and families who are denied resources and due process rights from School Districts. Mr. Perry is also a zealous advocate for public employees who are facing administrative charges or require representation at administrative hearings.

Mr. Perry believes any citizen accused by the Government of committing a crime is entitled to a vigorous and aggressive defense by a lawyer who understands the client's individual needs and circumstances.

Mr. Perry is also Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney. There are over 40,000 Attorneys in the State of New Jersey. Less than three hundred (300) have been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney. This designation is more than just a specialization. The Supreme Court employs a rigorous vetting process wherein an attorney must possess substantial criminal trial experience, receive exemplary assessments from both Judges and Opposing Counsel alike, and pass a comprehensive written evaluation of Criminal Trial Law.

Mr. Perry brings a unique background to the defense of his clients. For over a decade prior to joining Rosenberg | Perry & Associates (formerly known as Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates), Mr. Perry was employed as an Assistant Prosecutor in both Burlington County and Camden County. During that time, he managed thousands of cases through all stages of the criminal justice system, from Juvenile Criminal Court Matters to Murder Cases in Adult Criminal Court. Mr. Perry personally oversaw litigation of dozens of matters from investigation to jury verdict. Mr. Perry's unique and notable experience as a former Assistant County Prosecutor sets him apart from the vast majority of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

As an Assistant Prosecutor, Mr. Perry received training exclusive to law enforcement on broad ranging investigatory and legal topics. Mr. Perry attended the "Finding Words" course wherein law enforcement officers are trained on questioning techniques and methods for investigations into child sexual assault matters. Mr. Perry also attended the National District Attorneys Association course on Forensic Evidence in San Antonio, Texas.

Aside from his vast training and background, Mr. Perry has also litigated and tried a broad spectrum of criminal matters, including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Drug Distribution, Robbery, Sexual Assault and Murder. In particular, Mr. Perry is one of the few criminal attorneys who has litigated numerous matters wherein the Prosecution utilized DNA evidence and digital forensic evidence. Mr. Perry is also experienced in Mental Health issues in the Criminal Justice System. As an Assistant Prosecutor, Mr. Perry was one of only two (2) Prosecutors charged with litigating Krol matters wherein the defendant was deemed Insane or Incompetent to stand trial.

Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Perry is a sought after lecturer in higher education. In addition to having lectured for Law Enforcement Academies for Police and Correctional Officers, Mr. Perry is a Senior Adjunct Professor at Rowan University - Burlington County College, having taught classes on Criminal Law and Procedure for over five (5) years. Mr. Perry also serves as an Adjunct Professor for the Trial Advocacy Program at Rutgers School of Law.

Mr. Perry is a Burlington County resident and is also is deeply committed to the Children's Hemiplegia & Stroke Association and is an advocate for opiate addiction treatment and recovery.

About Robert Matthew Perry Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense 50%
  • Domestic Violence 15%
  • Juvenile Law 5%
  • DUI/DWI 5%
  • Appeals and Appellate 5%
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law 5%
  • Immigration 3%
  • Personal Injury 2%
  • Labor and Employment; Estate Planning and Business 10%


  • 95%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 2015


  • English


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2004
  • Pennsylvania, 2006

Specialties and Certifications

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

Other Affiliations

  • Camden County Bar Association (Member)
  • Burlington County Bar Association (Co-Chair of the Criminal Practice Section)
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey (Member)


  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 2003
  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, 2000
    Major: Political Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Zeta Beta Tau

Past Positions

  • Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 2014 - 2015
  • Burlington County Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 2005 - 2014

Classes and Seminars

  • Trial Advocacy Skills, Rutgers School of Law-Camden, 2013 - Present
  • Municipal Court in New Jersey, Rutgers School of Law-Camden, 2015 - Present
  • Criminal Law, Camden County Bar Association, 2019
  • New Jersey Criminal Code, Burlington County Police Academy, 2006 - 2007
  • Criminal Law, Burlington County Bar Association, 2015 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Robert Matthew Perry

Included on the 2024 New Jersey list

Past Lists

  • 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Robert Matthew Perry on Super Lawyers


Office Information


9-11 Garden Street Mount Holly, NJ 08060


  • (609) 207-3767

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Sat - Sun: By appointment

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