Kim A. Otis (Princeton, New Jersey)
Kim A. Otis (Princeton, New Jersey)

Kim A. Otis

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Licensed for 40 years

Serving Princeton, NJ (view address)

Kim A. Otis

Serving Princeton, NJ (view address)

About Kim A. Otis

Mr. Otis is a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney. He served as Municipal Prosecutor in both Princeton Borough and Princeton Township, Mercer County from 2005-2007; in Montgomery Township, Somerset County from 2002-2007; and in Pennington Borough, Mercer County from 1988-1998. Mr. Otis was Chief of the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit until 1985. He also served in the Appellate Section of the New Jersey Attorney General's Office from 1980-1981 and as Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul G. Levy, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey. He has vast experience in the defense of DWI/DUI cases and in moajor criminal cases, including defense of drug cases, sexual assault, money laundering… Read more
Mr. Otis is a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney. He served as Municipal Prosecutor in both Princeton Borough and Princeton Township, Mercer County from 2005-2007; in Montgomery Township, Somerset County from 2002-2007; and in Pennington Borough, Mercer County from 1988-1998. Mr. Otis was Chief of the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit until 1985. He also served in the Appellate Section of the New Jersey Attorney General's Office from 1980-1981 and as Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul G. Levy, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey. He has vast experience in the defense of DWI/DUI cases and in moajor criminal cases, including defense of drug cases, sexual assault, money laundering and other major crimes, including federal cases in the District Court of New Jersey. He is one of a small number of attorneys in Mercer County certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney.

Mr. Otis is also an experienced and accomplished general practice attorney. He holds an advanced degree in Estate Planning. He has handled real estate purchases, sales and refinancings throughout central New Jersey for over 25 years. He has represented numerous small businesses in formation, lease negotiations and regulatory compliance. Mr. Otis has also handled numerous personal injury matters including deep tissue brain injury and automobile negligence. He has handled numerous expungements and landlord/tenant matters. He has appeared in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey in civil litigation matters. Read less
Haveson and Otis

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Small Business
  • Expungements
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Extortion
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud

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Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 4.3/5.0 4 reviews
  • Champion Badge Silver

Communication

4.5

Responsiveness

4.5

Quality of Service

4.0

Value for Money

4.0
  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  September 25, 2015

    Knowledgeable,professional, aggressive

    Knowledgeable,professional, aggressive Read less

  • Real Estate

    Client Review  |  February 14, 2013

    none

    none Read less

  • Real Estate

    Client Review  |  September 08, 2010

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  November 06, 2013

    Kim did a fine job with my case, and his knowledge and skills are comparable to other attorneys. {para}However, he tends to overcharge the clients and is not trustworthy. {para}1. Vague retaining letter without hourly rate, hidden charge etc., only t... Read more

    Kim did a fine job with my case, and his knowledge and skills are comparable to other attorneys. {para}However, he tends to overcharge the clients and is not trustworthy. {para}1. Vague retaining letter without hourly rate, hidden charge etc., only to surprise you later with the bill. {para}2. False promise on the estimated cost, bumps it up after you signed the retaining letter. {para}3. Terrible timekeeping, overcharges for phone conversation, response to emails, and commuting to/from the court. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1979, New Jersey

Law School Attended
Seton Hall University

Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended

University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1976
B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1954
1954

Certifications
( Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney )
Languages
French


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Kim A. Otis was admitted in 1979 to the state of New Jersey.
Does this attorney speak any other languages?
Kim A. Otis speaks French.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Kim A. Otis has a 4.4 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, Kim A. Otis has a 4.3 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Haveson and Otis was established in 1985.

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