Remi L. Spencer


Remi concentrates her practice in the areas of state and federal litigation.    She has vast experience representing individuals, families and  businesses in criminal investigations and prosecutions.  Remi  has represented clients in connection with internal and government  investigations, as well as mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, health care  fraud, money laundering, tax fraud, bribery, public corruption, unlawful possession of drugs, assault, endangering the welfare of a child,  murder, attempted murder, sex trafficking and sex assault.  Remi also has  extensive experience representing individuals charged with DUI/DWI and  other serious motor vehicle offenses throughout this state.  


Remi  has argued matters of first impression before the New Jersey Supreme  Court and Appellate Division.  Remi has represented individuals in high  profile, newsworthy matters and achieved successful results for those  clients.  Remi is a former Union County Assistant Prosecutor where she focused her practice in the area of  Domestic Violence. 


* Super Lawyers Magazine selected Remi as one of three attorneys to feature in its annual publication (2016), and has consistently designated Remi as a "Super Lawyer" since 2011, as well as one of the top 50 NJ female attorney based  upon peer review surveys;

* "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" National Trial Lawyers Association in 2014-2018

* "Criminal Trial Attorney of the Year" Essex County Bar Association (2014)

* "Service Award" Seton Hall University (2017)


* Vice-Chair of the New Jersey Supreme  Court Ethics Fee Arbitration Committee, District V-A (2013-2017)

* President of the Alumni Council at Seton Hall University School of Law (2016-2017) 

* Adjunct Professor of Appellate Practice, Seton Hall University School of Law (2003-2006)

* Trustee and Executive Board  Member of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (2011-2018)

* Remi  is a frequent commentator on cases of national interest. Since 2007,  Ms. Spencer has appeared on most local and national cable news networks:  CBS, NBC, ABC, FNC, MSNBC, FBN, CNN, CNN Headlines News, TruTV  (formerly Court TV)  

Education & Associations

Remi received  her B.A. degree from Boston College (1998) and her J.D. degree from  Seton Hall University School of Law (2002)

Remi is  a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Association of  Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, the National Association of  Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Essex County  Bar Association.


* State of New Jersey

* State of New York

* U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

* U.S.  Circuit Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit 

Contact Us

Spencer & Associates Counselors at Law, LLC

414 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 305, West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 731-2161

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