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Peter M. O'Mara - Little Silver, NJ

25 Sycamore AvenueSuite 2 Little Silver, NJ 07739- 1251

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Updated: 04/14/2016

Little Silver Criminal Defense Lawyer


Peter O'Mara performed his undergraduate studies at Villanova University, receiving degrees in Political Science and Sociology upon graduation in May of 1989. Following graduation from Villanova, Mr. O'Mara entered the Dickinson School of Law, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, receiving his Juris Doctor degree in May 1992. While attending the Dickinson School of Law, Mr. O'Mara was President of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and Senior Representative to the Student Bar Association...

About Peter M. O'Mara

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Drug Violations
  • Traffic Violations
  • Drugs
  • Sex Crimes
  • Municipal Court
  • Expungements
  • Sexual Harassment

Representative Cases

  • State v. Califano
  • State v. Jorn
  • State v. Oliveri
  • Louise Murray v. Board of Elections
  • Sperlinq v. Teplitzkv
  • State v. Schmidt
  • State v. Duffy


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Monmouth Bar Association (Member)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • American Inns of Court Foundation (Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • National College for D.U.I. Defense (Member)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association-Criminal Law Section (Member)
  • National College for DUI Defense (Founding Member)
  • Monmouth County Bar Association, 1996 - 1998 (Board of Trustees)
  • Monmouth County Bar Association, 2000 - 2003 (Board of Trustees)
  • Surfer's Environmental Alliance (Legal Defense Committee, Chairman)
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey District IX Ethics Committee
  • New Jersey State Law Enforcement Organization

Classes and Seminars

  • "Defending Alcotest 7110 DWI Cases", New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • "Defending DWI Cases in New Jersey", Lorman Education Services, 2005
  • "Junk Science-Challenging the use of Breathalyzer and Blood Tests at Trial", New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, 2001
  • "Junk Science and Handling Expert Testimony in Criminal Cases", New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2000
  • "Strategies in Handling New Jersey DWI Cases", Lorman Education Services
  • Lecturer, Handling DWI Cases, 1999 - 2001
  • Lecturer, Handling DWI Cases, 2005
  • "Defending DWI", New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, 1996 - 1997
  • "Driving While Intoxicated Laws", Brookdale Community College, Law-Related Education Conference, 1994 - 1997
  • "Driving While Intoxicated", Monmouth Bar Association, Court Night, 1996
  • Rude Awakening Program, Monmouth County High Schools in conjunction with several local Police Departments , 2005 - 2010

Past Positions

  • Staten Island District Attorney's Office, Intern, 1988 - 1989
  • Law Firm of Lee, File & Amtzis, Staten Island, New York, Clerk
  • Hall & Hall, in Staten Island, New York, Clerk
  • The Law Office of John G. Hall, Intern, 1991 - Present
  • Dauphin County District Attorney's Office, Intern (Certified by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to prosecute criminal matters ), 1991 - 1992
  • Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office , Legal Assistant, Appellate Section, 1992 - 1993
  • Francis X Moore P.A., Trial Attorney, 1993 - 1995
  • The Law Office of Peter M O'Mara, Principal, 1995 - 2004
  • Shebell & Shebell, L.L.C. , Partner, - 2004
  • The O'Mara Law Firm, Principal, 2006 - 2012


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, May, 1992
    Honors: President, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
    Honors: Senior Representative to the Student Bar Association
  • Villanova University, May, 1989
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Sociology
  • University of Vienna School of Law, Vienna, Austria
  • Strasbourg School of Law, Strasbourg, France, 1991

Ancillary Businesses

  • Certified Alcotest 7110 Operator - Received certification and training from Draeger, the manufacturer of the breath testing device currently used in New Jersey
  • Trial and Appellate Attorney - in six published Appellate Division decisions


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


25 Sycamore AvenueSuite 2 Little Silver, NJ 07739- 1251


  • (732) 530-9955


Other Sources of Feedback About Peter M. O'Mara

Included on the 2023 New Jersey list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Peter M. O'Mara on Super Lawyers


  • National Trial Lawyer's Association ? Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • New Jersey State Bar Association's Young Lawyer of the Year Award
  • Interscholastic Mock Trial Team Coach for Christian Brothers Academy (CBA), 1995 - Present
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine Named Mr. O'Mara one of New Jersey's Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2012

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