Jersey Attorney Mechelle Buksar
Buksar is a highly educated and dedicated attorney and counselor at law. She
is admitted to the both the state and federal bar of New Jersey.
did her undergraduate studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a degree
in Psychology. From there she studied at Seton Hall Law School and received
a Master of Science in Jurisprudence. She then attended Touro Law School where
she was awarded her Juris Doctorate.
many lawyers, Mechelle has a broad working background in a non attorney capacity.
Because of this she brings real world experience to the representation of
clients. She worked for over 3 years as a teacher in the Woodbridge
Township School District teaching psychology and other courses. She also worked as a paralegal with Pressler & Pressler, a Cedar
Knolls, N.J. law firm, where she learned the basics of law firm practice and
got her start in legal advocacy working at the New Orleans Legal Advocacy
Center where she assisted people over the phone and in person with their legal
needs. From there Mechelle went to Common Ground in New Orleans, LA, a non-for profit group that assisted indigent persons
with legal defense, where she worked as a legal intern assisting indigent
persons with legal defense. From there she went to the Orleans Public Defender's
Office, where she again worked as a paralegal and intern assisting in representation
of persons charged with both misdemeanors and felonies.
Mechelle has worked for the Law Office of Paul N. Mirabelli, Mayor of Mountainside,
N.J., and the Honorable John F. Malone in Elizabeth, NJ, as an intern, clerk,
and court mediator. Her last place of employment before she opened her own
practice was for Phelan, Hallinan & Schmieg, LLP in Newark, NJ where she
worked mostly on civil matters.
brought Mechelle out to start her own private practice was a desire to return
to an area of practice that she loves and excels at criminal defense, motor
vehicle crimes, and serving the public in defending traffic ticket matters.
Very few lawyers in New Jersey have the knowledge and ability to properly
defend a speeding ticket. Indeed, very few lawyers understand the dynamics
involved and the problems a traffic conviction can cause. Mechelle handles
these cases in a professional and businesslike manner, ensuring you the best