Suzanne Axel

Phone: (201) 488-0544
Fax: (201) 488-0240

Attorney Suzanne Axel is an Associate for the Law Offices of Brian J. Neary. Ms. Axel is licensed to practice law in State and Federal Courts of New Jersey. She has dedicated her career to advocating for clients charged with crimes and offenses with a focus on criminal and municipal cases. Ms. Axel graduated from Rutgers Law School, where she served as a mentor and leader for other students wishing to pursue careers as successful attorneys.

Ms. Axel served a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Peter V. Ryan, J.S.C. in Essex County – Criminal Division upon graduation from law school. She has successfully tried numerous criminal cases in both Municipal and Superior Courts. She has written and argued various motions at the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Axel is known as a persuasive advocate who is committed to obtaining excellent results for her clients.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2013


  • Rutgers School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    J.D. - 2012
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    B.A. - 2008, Criminal Justice and Sociology
    Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honors Society; High Honors in Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Peter V. Ryan, J.S.C. in Essex County – Criminal Division, Law Clerk, 2012-2013
  • Office of the New Jersey Public Defender – Essex County, Legal Intern, 2012
  • Office of the Federal Public Defender – District of New Jersey, Legal Intern, 2011


  • Spanish

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