Mr. Otis is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney. He served as Municipal Prosecutor in Montgomery Township, Somerset County from 2002-2007. He served as Municipal Prosecutor in both Princeton Borough and Princeton Township, Mercer County from 2005-2007 and as Municipal Prosecutor in Pennington Borough, Mercer County from 1988-1998. Mr. Otis was formerly Chief of the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit until 1985. He also served in the Appellate Section of the New Jersey Attorney General's Office from 1980-1981 and as Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul G. Levy, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey. He has vast experience in the defense of DWI/DUI cases and in major criminal cases, including defense of drug cases, sexual assault, money laundering and other major crimes, including federal cases in the District Court of New Jersey. He is one of a small number of attorneys in Mercer County certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney.
Mr. Otis is also an experienced and accomplished general practice attorney. He holds an advanced degree in Estate Planning. He has handled real estate purchases, sales and refinancings throughout central New Jersey for over 25 years. He has represented numerous small businesses in formation, lease negotiations and regulatory compliance. Mr. Otis has also handled numerous personal injury matters including deep tissue brain injury and automobile negligence. He has handled numerous expungements and landlord/tenant matters. He has appeared in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey in civil litigation matters.