A Reputation
Built On Success

John Vincent Saykanic

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Clifton, NJ

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal
  • Civil Litigation

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • University of Pennsylvania
    • Honors: Cum Laude

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey, 1984

Representative Cases

  • United States v. Accetturo
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit--Simmons v. Beyer, 44 F .3d 1160 (3d Cir. 1995)
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey--including Forchion v. Intensive Supervised Parole, 240 F.Supp. 302 (D.N.J. 2003)
  • Kontakis v. Beyer, 19 F .3d 110 (3d Cir. 1994)
  • New Jersey Supreme Court--Lyons v. Township of Wayne, 185 N.J. 426 (2005)
  • State v. DeLuzio, 136 N.J. 363 (1994)
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division--including State v. Grant, 254 N.J.Super. 571 (App. Div. 1992)
  • State v. Scherzer, 301 N.J.Super. 363 (App. Div.), certif. denied, 151 N.J. 466 (1997)
  • State v. Riley, 306 N.J.Super. 141 (App. Div. 1997)
  • State v. Stampone, 341 N.J.Super. 247 (App. Div. 2001)
  • State v. Simmons, 331 N.J.Super. 512 (App. Div. 2000)
  • State v. Colon, 360 N.J.Super. 101 (App. Div. 2003)
  • State v. Michael Coppola (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. Robert Stemmer (App. Div. 1994)
  • State v. John Tell (App. Div. 1994; sentence under the
  • State v. Robert Pietraszewski (App. Div. 2001)
  • State v. Richard D. Henry (App. Div. 2006)
  • State v. Omar Shabazz (Law Div. 1991)
  • State v. G.A. (Law Division; decided April 14, 2010)
  • State v. Blazo Maksic (Law Div. 2005)
  • State v. Rosendo DeDios (Law Div. 2005)
  • State v. R.P. (Law Div. 2003)
  • State v. A.K. (Law Div. March 7, 2003)
  • State v. C.D. (Law Div. 2007)

Past Positions

  • Passaic City Prosecutor, 1991 to 1994

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner