Walter A. Lesnevich, Esq.
During more than 30 years as a personal injury and criminal defense attorney, Mr. Lesnevich has amassed considerable skill and experience and has tried many cases in these areas: professional malpractice, wrongful death, automobile accidents and injuries, medical malpractice, drug and medical device litigation, products liability, homicide and criminal defense. He has defended persons in State and Federal Courts accused of murder, financial crimes, rape, sexual assault, computer crimes and child pornography. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial and Criminal Trial Attorney, something only the most skilled lawyers achieve and maintain. He has extensive awards and publications and he has contributed his time to a number of professional organizations, most notably as Chair, Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification. While he is very accomplished professionally, what truly sets him apart is his personal approach to every client. Walt believes in a hands on, full blast, effort on behalf of people who need a trial lawyer.
Walt recently represented Edward Ates in the widely publicized case of State of New Jersey v. Edward Ates, a first degree murder case. The two and a half month trial generated a great deal of publicity with the case being reported in over 500 newspapers worldwide and carried on over 50 television stations. Walt appeared on Good Morning America and CNN, as well as numerous other broadcasts.
Walt recently concluded representing a motorcycle rider who was severely injured in an accident in Westchester County, New York. The case settled for $1.6 million dollars after being fully prepared for trial. This is considered a large amount for a motorcycle injury case.
Walt represented in a Federal reported case the United States vs. Brahm; 520 Federal Supplement 2nd 619 (D.N.J. 2007). The case dealt with a constitutional challenge to the Patriot Act.
Walt was recently elected Vice Chairman of the Primerus Personal Injury and Consumer Law Group.
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