David T. Schlendorf

David T. Schlendorf

Toms River, New Jersey

Mr. Schlendorf has an extensive trial background, having been involved in over 70 felony trials, as well as multiple civil and family law trials. He has handled thousands of criminal cases in his career as a Assistant Prosecutor in New Jersey and as a criminal defense attorney, including drug crimes, child pornography charges, gang crimes and white collar crimes. With both the legal knowledge to understand the complexities of any type of criminal case and trial experience to aggressively defend the rights of the accused, Dave Schlendorf is the ideal advocate if you stand accused of a serious crime. Dave Schlendorf is a member of the bar in New Jersey, New York and the District of Columbia and he has handled criminal cases nationally. From homicide to computer crimes Dave Schlendorf has defended individuals charged with nearly every type of crime and he has specialized in defending people charged with sexual offenses. As a former sex crimes prosecutor, Dave Schlendorf knows exactly what is needed to successfully defend an individual against these types of accusations. If you are charged with a crime, call The Law Offices of David T. Schlendorf. We protect the rights of the accused throughout the central and southern New Jersey communities and nationwide.

Criminal Law
Homicide Defense
Violent Crimes
Sex Crimes

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Sex Crimes
  • Computer/Internet Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Theft Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Alimony
  • Property Division
  • Asset and Property Valuation
  • Post Divorce Modifications - Relocation and Enforcement of Orders
  • Child Support and Child Custody
  • Prenuptial and Property Settlement Agreements
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Removal Cases
  • Business Law
  • Business Startup Consultation
  • Lease and Sales Agreements
  • Business Transactions
  • Contract Disputes
  • Business Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1997
  • New York, 1997
  • District of Columbia, 1999


  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: New York International Law Review, 1995 - 1996
  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science


  • Sex Crime Prosecution, Ocean County Police Academy, 2001 - 2002
  • Computer Crime Prosecution, Ocean County Police Academy, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett Civil Trial Competition Champion, 1995
  • The Frank J. Rogers Criminal Trial Competition Champion, 1995

Past Employment Positions

  • Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 1997 - 2000
  • Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 2000 - 2003