I am pleased to announce that I am now affiliated with the Criminal Practice Group of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, P.C.

NJ Violent Crimes Defense Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorney With Offices in Totowa and Denville, New Jersey

If you face criminal charges as serious as murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, or aggravated assault, you cannot afford to take chances regarding your legal defense. Skilled and successful criminal defense attorney Alissa D. Hascup understands the gravity of these cases and will work tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

Ms. Hascup is a former Special Deputy Attorney General and Assistant County Prosecutor, where she worked in both the domestic violence and trial units. She successfully represented the State of New Jersey at numerous trials, including cases involving attempted murder and aggravated assault charges. Her experience preparing these cases for trial enables her to break down the State’s case, find the holes, and use them to provide an effective defense.

Contact Ms. Hascup’s office today to schedule your consultation, which is always offered free of charge.

Assault and Threat Defense Lawyer in Passaic County NJ

Ms. Hascup begins every case by carefully listening to your story and reviewing every detail of police reports, victim/witness statements, videos, and any other documents that exist. In many cases, she uses her own investigators to complete independent examinations and assist her in highlighting and exploiting weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Her seasoned trial abilities mean that she can employ a number of strategies to defend your legal rights.

She enters into pretrial negotiations only after assessing the facts of a case and determining that it is in the best interests of her client. If the facts warrant going to trial, Alissa D. Hascup has the courtroom experience to see it through. Murder defenses that may be used at trial include self-defense, passion provocation, insufficient proofs or evidence, factual innocence, insanity and more.

Ms. Hascup defends clients against all kinds of violent crimes and threat crimes, including:

Schedule A Free Consultation with a NJ Assault Defense Attorney

If you or a loved one has been charged with murder, aggravated assault or any related violent offense, you need to retain the services of an experienced, aggressive criminal defense attorney. Alissa D. Hascup offers a free initial consultation in which she will personally review the facts of your case. Contact Ms. Hascup now to schedule an appointment.

Contact Us

If you are facing criminal charges in New Jersey, you want a battle-tested, aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. Alissa D. Hascup will protect your rights and your freedom. She is highly skilled and incredibly motivated and puts clients first – always.

Please contact Ms. Hascup’s office today to request a free initial consultation about your criminal charges. She will review the facts of your case, answer your questions, and explain how she can best defend you.

Ms. Hascup can be reached 24/7. For your convenience, she offers night and weekend appointments, as well as virtual appointments.

Courts We Serve

In Passaic County, including Paterson, Clifton, Wayne, Passaic, West Milford, Hawthorne, Little Falls, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Woodland Park, Wanaque, Totowa, North Haledon, Haledon, Bloomingdale, and Prospect Park, in Morris County, including Morristown, Parsippany, Denville, Randolph, Rockaway, Madison, Boonton, Dover, East Hanover, Montville, Lincoln Park, Pequannock, Butler, and Riverdale, in Essex County, including Newark, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Irvington, Bloomfield, Montclair, Belleville, Nutley, Maplewood, Millburn, Verona, Cedar Grove, West Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Fairfield, and Roseland.


999 Riverview Drive

Totowa, NJ 07512

165 East Main Street

Denville, NJ 07834