Seal-NJSCSecare & Hensel is known for unsurpassed excellence.  Our firm is rooted in the community, steeped in tradition, and a leader in facing today’s legal realities. Knowing this helps our clients feel at ease.

Since its inception Secare & Hensel has enjoyed growth while simultaneously earning a reputation for unequaled excellence.  The firm is devoted to representing clients in all areas of litigation.  Mr. Secare is a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney by the Superior and Supreme Courts of New Jersey.

The members of our firm have always held a variety of appointed positions in the towns and communities of Ocean County. We have served as municipal attorneys, prosecutors, planning board counsel, and township attorneys. At present, the firm represents or has represented: Jackson Township, Barnegat Township, Lacey Township, Lakewood Township, Seaside Park, Manchester Township, South Toms River, Berkeley Township Board of Education, and the Berkeley Township Housing Authority.

Whether you require individual representation or corporate or government counsel, Secare & Hensel will serve you with legal acumen and personal understanding.  We welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs.

Steven Secare

Attorney Toms River NJ Steven Secare

STEVEN SECARE, was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1972 and has been recognized by fellow New Jersey lawyers with Martindale Hubble’s highest attorney ranking (A V), acknowledging his skills and experience. He is a former prosecuting Deputy Attorney General and now a criminal defense attorney who has handled a number of high profile cases throughout his career including the notorious “Royal Manor” murder case of 1978, which the Asbury Park Press ranked as the number one story of that year. In 1998, he defended the “prom mom,” a case that drew international attention and was the story ranked number two for that year by the same newspaper.  In 2012 he represented the President of Brookdale College, the Asbury Park Press number three newsworthy story of the year.  Steven Secare is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney.

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Harold Hensel

Attorney Toms River NJ Harold Hensel

HAROLD N. HENSEL was admitted to practice law before the New Jersey state courts and the U.S. Federal District Court in 1981. With his 30 years of local legal experience, he has engaged in a diverse general practice caseload including general & personal injury litigation, workers’ compensation matters, criminal & municipal court litigation, real estate closings & litigation, wills & estate planning, and zoning & planning matters, representing both applicants and boards. In 1996 the Superior Court appointed Mr. Hensel as Custodial Receiver for the Berkeley Water Company, a local privately-held public utility in Berkeley Township, which he managed until its asset sale in 2005.

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