Stephen E. Slaven

Stephen Slaven Turp, Coates, Driggers & White

Stephen E. Slaven


A graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999, Mr. Slaven is a partner with the law firm of Turp, Coates, Driggers & White.

Mr. Slaven specializes in Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation. He also takes on Municipal Court Cases and Plaintiff Personal Injury.

Email: [email protected]


Practice Areas

Criminal Defense including drug offenses, assaults, burglary, firearm and other weapon offenses, robbery and thefts, homicides, fraud and white-collar crimes in the Superior Courts of New Jersey.

Civil Litigation including insurance disputes and claims, contract disputes, property damage claims, construction cases and other civil disputes.

Municipal Court including traffic tickets, DUI/DWI, local ordinance violations, marijuana and other petty drug offenses and disorderly persons offenses.

Plaintiff Personal Injury including wrongful death, slip/trip and falls, auto and trucking accidents, dog bites and construction accidents.


Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999
Jersey City State College, Cum Laude in 1994

Career History

Slaven Law Firm, LLC Hamilton and Hightstown, N.J. 2009 -2019
Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas, New Brunswick, N.J. 2005-2009 (Associate)
Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Jersey City, N.J. 2000-2005 (Assistant Prosecutor)
Honorable Rushton H. Ridgway, J.S.C. 1999-2000 (Law Clerk)
Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, New York, N.Y. 1994-1997 (Fraud Investigator)

Bar Admissions

Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association
Mercer County Bar Association
National Association of the Criminal Defense Attorneys