Attorney Profile

William C. Fay, Esq.

NJ Criminal and DWI Defense AttorneyWilliam Fay New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer

William Fay is a highly experienced criminal defense attorney who has been zealously advocating for clients facing criminal and DWI charges in Burlington County, Camden County, Gloucester County, and throughout Southern New Jersey for years. Before becoming a partner at Proetta & Oliver, Mr. Fay spent his career as a Deputy Attorney General with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. During his time at the Attorney General’s Office, Fay handled a vast array of criminal prosecutions from the initial investigation through trial. His extensive experience on both sides of the New Jersey Criminal Justice System has informed the highly effective defenses that he uses to deliver his clients the best possible results. Mr. Fay’s criminal defense practice extends to every level of the criminal justice system in New Jersey, including Federal Court (the United States District Court of New Jersey), Camden County Superior Court, Burlington County Superior Court and Municipal Courts in all communities within and surrounding Camden County.

He frequently defends clients facing charges for simple assaultaggravated assault, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), driving under the influence (DUI), shoplifting, robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, and disorderly conduct. Mr. Fay’s primary goal is to employ all of his knowledge, skill, and experience in the pursuit of the best possible outcome for his clients. While understanding that each case is unique, Mr. Fay combs through the evidence and conducts a thorough evaluation of the specific circumstances to develop the most beneficial approach. He works with clients through every phase of the legal process, zealously advocating for their rights and protecting their interests.

For a free consultation with New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer William C. Fay, contact our office today at 609-832-3202 or fill out our online contact form. Mr. Fay will discuss the circumstances of your specific case, explain your charges, answer all of your questions, and outline some potential defenses that may be available to have your charges dismissed.

Office Location:
Marlton Township, New Jersey


Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2014
  • New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Awards and Accolades

  • Louis David Pizzulli Memorial Scholar

Past Employment Positions

  • New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General
  • Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Intern


  • Rutgers University School of Law – Juris Doctor
  • Lehigh University BA


testimonials reviews
"Excellent criminal defense lawyer"

"William handled a matter for me and exceeded my expectations. He was excellent in all areas of the law and achieved an outstanding result. Best of all,he demonstrates honesty and integrity. I would highly recommend William and already have."


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"I was so scared and nervous about my legal situation but Mr. Fay did an outstanding job with my case!!! I was so relieved with the outcome and he worked so hard for me! He was so calm and understanding and I’m so grateful for him. Thank you so very much for helping me! I am so grateful appreciative."


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"All Charges Dropped & Expunged"

"William defended me in my marijuana + paraphernalia case, he had all charges dropped and expunged! Despite the fact I was long past conditional discharges/probation, etc. He has a sharp wit and a bright future ahead of him as an attorney. Thanks again Will!"


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"Fantastic Lawyer"

"Mr. Fay is a fantastic lawyer. He helped me during a very stressful time in my life. He was knowledgeable about my case and what my options were. He answered all my questions and was very reassuring. He was there waiting for me at the entrance on my court date and made me feel at ease. He worked with the prosecutor to reduce my charges. I got the best outcome I could have hoped for. I highly recommend Mr. Fay if you need a lawyer."


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"Marijuana Charges"

"I was arrested and summoned to court for possession of marijuana, even though I didn't have any on me. It was my first time getting in trouble and I was terrified and nervous. Mr. Fay came into court prepared and was extremely assuring. He made it very clear that he was going to fight for my case until the very end. He was extremely knowledgable about my case and the ways to resolve it. I would recommend Mr. Fay to anyone who has gotten into trouble."

former client

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"Excellent lawyer. Highly recommended."

"Mr. Fay is extremely caring and knowledgeable. He took the time to explain the entire process in a very clear manner and was a tremendous help during a stressful time. He was always available to take a phone call and really showed that he cared about me and my case. I highly recommend Mr. Fay as an attorney." "

former client

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"Highly recommend"

"Great lawyer. Created a best possible outcome for my case."

former client

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"Amazing job, explains very clearly"

"He did a fantastic job on my case, making my penalty much less than I thought it could possibly be. He clearly understands what he is doing and can explain everything in a way that anyone can understand. Any questions I had were answered very clearly and he listened to all small details of my case."

former client

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